• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:40
    Singapore govt to be given sweeping powers to deal with spread fake news
    A parliamentary Select Committee has called for new laws that will grant the Singapore Government powers to swiftly disrupt the spread of online falsehoods, as part of a broad suite of measures to counter the scourge of fake news.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Govt to accelerate megaprojects as PPP
    Two new laws to be passed before election for supervision of state enterprises
    Economy
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Anti-corruption body sues Thaksin for abuse of power
    THE NATIONAL Counter-Corruption Commission (NCCC) has filed a new lawsuit against former premier Thaksin Shinawatra for an alleged abuse of his power while in office, dating back to his 2003 authorisation for the Finance Ministry to administer the Thai Petrochemical Industry’s (TPI) rehabilitation plan.
    politics
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:01
    Facebook, Google warn Singapore against 'fake news' law
    Singapore - Internet giants Facebook and Google on Thursday warned Singapore against introducing new laws to combat "fake news", saying that existing legislation is adequate to address the problem.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:06
    Ten upcoming laws touted as ‘protecting’ children
    Ten new laws will be introduced this year by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) in what the government trumpets as a “comprehensive” effort to protect children, including a particular focus addressing drug use and teenage pregnancy.
    national
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00
    NLA happy with work done during the past year
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) has expressed satisfaction with its overall work in the past year, during which it passed 271 laws, including organic bills. It is also expecting to see many more new laws passed in 2018 in relation to political reforms and the national strategy.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:20
    Australia introduces tough new laws on child sex tourism
    New laws designed to stop paedophiles convicted in Australia from travelling overseas to offend again came into effect Wednesday, with the government saying it will make vulnerable children safer.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:24
    Two Airbnb hosts charged over illegal home sharing in first case under new laws
    Singapore - Two men were charged on Tuesday (Dec 5) over their roles in providing unauthorised short-term stays to tenants.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
    Local polls possible with new laws
    FOLLOWING mounting pressure over the political activity ban, the ruling junta has indicated that it could resort to issuing extra rules to allow election campaigning but not other activities.
    politics
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:33
    Legal reform committee solicits agency suggestions
    The legal reform committee on Wednesday held a public hearing with the Council of the State and the Cabinet Secretariat involving the enactment of new laws.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 01:00
    Broadcasters push for new laws to help them survive
    FIVE TV broadcasting associations will jointly submit their proposals to the government’s media reform and information and communications technology committee today to revise the broadcasting law to bring them in line with fast changing technology.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:49
    New laws could reopen suspended cases against Thaksin: Attorney-General
    New Attorney General Khemchai Chutiwong said on Friday that he would consider reopening suspended cases involving ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:40
    PM’s office minister unfazed by moves to seek ruling on constitutionality of key bills 
    PM’s Office Minister Suvit Maesincee said on Monday that he was sure the new laws on national strategy and national reforms would proceed as planned despite any moves aimed at seeking a court ruling on the two bills’ constitutionality.
    national
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:09
    Media urged to act as bridge between government and people
    The media should help bridge the gap between people and the government in paving the way for the country’s newly introduced national strategy and reform plans addressed under two new laws on national strategy and reform passed by the National Legislative Assembly on Friday.
    national
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 10:33
    Australia to strip convicted paedophiles of passports
    SYDNEY - Convicted paedophiles will have their passports cancelled to prevent them travelling overseas to offend again under tough new laws which Australia Tuesday hailed as a "world first".
    Breaking News
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