Tag: lawsuit

UFC gym sues tournament organiser for calling one of its coaches a “scammer”

SINGAPORE — The organiser of a local Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament is being sued for libel by a UFC gym after he questioned the credentials of one of its coaches. The term bandied about was "scammer". UFC Gym Singapore is taking legal action against 24-year-old Alvin Ang,...

SPH articles triggered online harassment and death threats for victim of road traffic accident

Singapore—Lawyer Moi Sok Ling must have thought that after settling the protracted lawsuit and obtaining compensation for injuries and loss of income she suffered as a result of a road traffic accident in 2014, that she could finally put the ordeal behind her. However, after...

Indonesia hits European Union with WTO lawsuit over palm oil

Indonesia has filed a World Trade Organization lawsuit against the European Union over plans to phase out palm oil-based biofuel for cars, the trade ministry said. The action could escalate a trade dispute between Indonesia -- the world's top palm oil producer - and the...

PUB faces million dollar lawsuit filed by woman who fell into a manhole

Singapore—Chan Hui Peng, who fell into a manhole on a footpath in Simon Road near Kovan in 2015, is suing PUB, the country’s national water agency for negligence. Ms Chan sustained long-term injuries and received psychiatric treatment for over two years, as well as...

Washington DC sues e-cigarette firm Juul for targeting minors

Washington DC has joined the states of New York and California in suing Juul labs, the United States' largest electronic cigarette manufacturer, for targeting youngsters with its marketing campaigns. The vaping industry faces intense scrutiny for an epidemic of lung ailments that has killed more...

Singaporean sues Malaysia’s Immigration and Government for RM2.67 million over “inhuman” treatment in detention

Kuala Lumpur—A 67-year-old Singaporean man is suing the Immigration Department of Malaysia for RM2.67 million (S$ 875,000) because of what he claims to have been “inhuman” treatment while he was jailed. All in all, he spent 37 days in an overcrowded jail cell. The Malay Mail reports...

Shareholder sued by Stamford Land Corporation justifies his statements against the company

Defense submissions for Mano Sabnani, who is being sued by Stamford Land, were submitted to the High Court by his lawyers on Sunday, September 30. In them, Mr. Sabnani insists that the comments he made against the company were ‘fair’ and completely justifiable. Stamford Land...

US$2.2 Billion deal linked by US justice to 1MDB scandal

While in Malaysia, the Prime Minister Najib Razak is calling on netizens to portray a positive image of Malaysia on social networks, the US justice department is fast moving in its lawsuits, seizures and others against the 1MDB. The 1MDB is Najib's baby, a pet...

Is it ok to post naked pictures on Linkedin?

After Uber, Grab - in the past and that is a very long past of the Internet it was Yahoo that could face such backlash due to its messenger services - now its Linkedin that has joined the 'sexual unleashing' of animal behaviour in...

Why did HDB hire US based lawyers when it is in deficit?

Unknown to many, the Singapore Housing & Development Board (HDB) decision to hire two law firms in the USA to represent it in a lawsuit filed against it in  the US District Court for Northern District of Ohio, in the United States, has raised...