Netizens express outrage over Police’s conditional warning to NUS undergrad who repeatedly filmed children...

Following the high-profile sexual harassment case involving voyeur Nicholas Lim Jun Kai, who was merely given a 12-month conditional warning and an instruction to...

Contempt of court case: High Court imposes S$5,000 fine against John Tan and Jolovan...

The Singapore High Court imposed a fine of S$5,000 against social worker Jolovan Wham and senior opposition politician John Tan Liang Joo respectively on...

POFMA will likely cover private messages such as WhatsApp, FB messaging

The proposal of the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) have people concerned over the scope of the legislation. Many have argued...

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam says NMPs in agreement with key points...

In the wake of amendments proposed by three Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs) and commentaries by two Senior Counsels regarding the proposed Protection from...

POFMA may be detrimental to innovation: Google

Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore’s new law against “fake news” could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government...

Principle of proportionality will enable Courts to become “effective final arbiter”, exercise greater powers...

The doctrine of proportionality or reasonableness, when applied by the Courts, may rein in the wide and “far-reaching” scope of power given to Ministers...

Singapore passes ‘fake news’ law despite fierce criticism

by Martin AbbugaoSingapore’s parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat “fake news” that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce...

Court of Appeal reserves judgment in criminal reference brought by money mule in love...

A seemingly simple case involving a money mule in love scams, has engendered important questions of law of public interest, which reached the highest...

Executive arm of Govt should not be arbiter of what constitutes falsehoods: WP chief...

The executive arm of Government, particularly Ministers, should not be given the “remarkable leeway” to determine what constitutes false statements of fact”, said Workers’...

Workers’ Party advocates judiciary’s role as first and final arbiter of truth in “fake...

Contrary to arguments perpetuated by advocates of the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill (POFMA), which has now been passed in Parliament, the...

Another alleged voyeur case surfaces in NUS, perpetrator allegedly changed outfit to avoid identification

Nearly a month after Nicholas Lim Jun Kai’s voyeuristic offence of filming fellow NUS undergraduate Monica Baey in the bathroom of her student hall...

Singapore government’s justification for fake news law is similar to that of Malaysia’s Anti-Fake...

Debate is still swirling around the Singapore government’s proposed fake news law, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) – even more...

Executive arm of Govt should not be arbiters of what constitutes falsehoods: WP chief...

The executive arm of Government, particularly Ministers, should not be given the “remarkable leeway” to determine what constitutes false statements of fact”, said Workers’...

Singapore ‘fake news’ law could hurt innovation: Google

Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore’s new law against “fake news” could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government...

Tougher sanctions for students guilty of sexual misconduct, including one-year suspension and even expulsion:...

A minimum suspension of one year and even expulsion for “severe offences” are among stiffer sanctions recommended by the National University of Singapore (NUS)’s...

Inaccessibility of high court fees reflects “pathetic state of access to justice in Singapore”:...

The inaccessibility of judicial recourse in Singapore due to high court fees reflect “the pathetic state of access to justice in Singapore”, said human...

Court of Appeal grants last-minute stay of execution to drug trafficker

A day before his scheduled execution for drug trafficking, 31-year-old Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman made an eleventh-hour bid on Thursday (23 May), before the...

District judge found to have plagiarised Prosecution’s submissions in written judgment for drug consumption...

A district judge was found to have substantially plagiarised a huge portion of the Prosecution’s closing submissions, in his written grounds of decision ruling...

Malaysian drug mule Nagaenthran’s death sentence “a clear violation of international law” due to...

The Court of Appeal’s decision to convict 30-year-old Nagaenthran s/o K Dharmalingam and to subsequently place him on death row is “a clear violation...

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