Tag Archives: Lawsuit

MANNY PACQUIAO SUED IN THE US FOR LOSING MATCH

Two people in Nevada filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Manny Pacquiao, alleging the boxer defrauded ticket buyers, television viewers and gamblers by failing to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury ahead of his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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TAN CHENG BOCK: GOVT SHOULD USE MEDIATION & NOT COURTS TO SETTLE DISPUTES

It is indeed sad that the issue has turned sour and legal action was resorted to. Singapore is aiming to be an IP (Intellectual Property ) Hub and because of our reputation, we can succeed. So this unfortunate dispute is going to cause damage to what we want to achieve. Dr Ting is a Singaporean and has world-wide reputation as an inventor. Let's settle such disputes through mediation without the need to resort to the courts. This will save time, cost and face for all parties.

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WOMAN DIES AFTER PRIVATE HOSPITAL STAFF FORGOT TO TURN ON OXYGEN TANK

A grandmother died from a lack of oxygen to her brain after staff transferring her from one hospital to another did not turn on the oxygen tank after putting her on a ventilator. Madam Ramasamy Krishnama became unresponsive in the three to four minutes that passed before the oxygen was turned on, a coroner's inquiry heard yesterday. No foul play is suspected.

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Baey Yam Keng: PAP considering lawsuit against PAP wiki page vandal

People's Action Party MP called on his organisation to consider legal action yesterday after "vicious" edits were made to its Wikipedia page. Tampines GRC MP Baey Yam Keng spoke out after a user of the website changed the name of the party to "Party Against People" and added lines such as "down with the fascists" and "vote for Opposition" into the text.

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Do Netizens prefer Lee Hsien Loong or Roy Ngerng?

On 15 May 2014, blogger Roy Ngerng accused Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of misappropriating CPF funds. The latter, in response, asked Roy to remove the post immediately, apologise, and give a written offer of damages and costs, or face legal action. Netizens responses were, not surprisingly, mixed. For instance, Online Citizen put up a citizen statement stating that the "threat of legal action is an oppressive tool with undue chilling effects on public discourse". In contrast, Sghardtruth wrote an article titled "To the youths: Blogger Roy Ngerng is NOT your hero".

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An open letter to PM Lee

I write this as a very concerned citizen of this land, one who is born and bred here in this great country of Singapore. Once again, Singaporeans (and foreign talents living in Singapore) are seeing the all too familiar legal suit by the Government’s senior leaders against ordinary Singaporeans. This is just happening so often, whether it is suing local Singaporeans or foreigners, who had criticized and defamed Government leaders. I do follow what is happening in this latest salvo by local blogger Mr. Roy Ngerng, and I understand them. For a start, I do think this blogger Mr. Roy Ngerng has probably gone a little too far by saying you misappropriated funds. It is indeed not well substantiated. I think you can rest assured Sir that most Singaporeans are well conceived enough to know that this is not well served on you.

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LHL lawyer Davinder: Insincere Roy Ngerng must remove 4 other blogposts and a video

The law firm representing Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (May 26) sent a letter to blogger Roy Ngerng saying his published apology to a previous post "was not and never meant to be genuine", and demanding that he remove four further blogposts and a YouTube video. Mr Ngerng was first issued a legal request on May 19 to remove an article referencing Mr Lee that the Prime Minister's lawyers said had been "published maliciously". The blogger removed the post that night, and on Friday submitted his apology via a legal letter as well as a post published on his "Heart Truths" website.

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Lee Hsien Loong grants deadline extension request from Ngerng

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has granted an extension of deadline to blogger Roy Ngerng to comply with his demands regarding a blog post which Mr Ngerng had published. The request for an extension was made by Mr Ngerng and Mr Lee’s press secretary has confirmed that Mr Lee has given Mr Ngerng till 5pm on Friday to decide if he will comply with his demands.

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GUANYINMIAO on Heart Truths

Yet there is something to be said about some of our reactions to the news that he had received a letter of demand from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, calling for a blog post to be removed. I say our, because I thought Mr. Ngerng’s initial response was foolhardy and self-righteous. Foolhardy, because he appears ready for the legal ramifications (against the odds). Self-righteous, because this martyr can do no wrong. In the past months my peers decried the misinformation propagated and his careless use of statistical data, and this potential lawsuit seemed like a good solution to the drivel of a demagogue.

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