Dr Paul Tambyah: Chilling effect of ‘Fake News’ bill is bad for democracy in...

TOC recently interviewed Dr Paul Ananth Tambyah, chairperson of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) to get his opinion on the proposed “Protection against Online...

In MINDEF’s case against Dr Ting & TOC, POFMA would serve them better than...

Back in 2015, TOC found itself fighting legal battle the Ministry of Defence over a report published about events that transpired between the company...

Singapore’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill “inconsistent” with international legal standards: ICJ

Singapore’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill, at least in its current form, is “vague” and “inconsistent” with international legal standards, said the...

Nigerian on death row acquitted of drug trafficking by Court of Appeal

36-year-old Adili Chibuike Ejike, who was condemned to death 2 years ago for being found guilty of importing methamphetamine into Singapore, was cleared of...

Malaysia’s de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong rebuts allegations regarding his “interference” in...

Malaysia’s de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong has rejected allegations regarding his role in the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision to stay 31-year-old...

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...

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 lawyer and founder of human rights and law reform organisation Lawyers For Liberty (LFL) N Surendran has lambasted Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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’...

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...

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