Singapore 

Father arrested for alleged murder of his two-year-old child, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 34-year-old man has been arrested for the suspected murder of a two-year-old child on Sunday (June 16) in Sengkang, the police said in a statement on Monday (June 17). The police responded to a call requesting for assistance at Block 163B, Rivervale Crescent at 10.24pm and found a two-year-old child lying motionless in the bedroom of a unit in the block. A 34-year-old man was also found injured inside the same bedroom. Both the suspect and the child were taken to Sengkang General Hospital where the child…

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Money 

Alleged Canada real estate tax cheat for Chinese buyers described in Vancouver legal action

An alleged scheme to allow Vancouver’s mostly Chinese foreign buyers to avoid tax on real estate purchases has been revealed by the disintegration of a business partnership involving some of the Canadian city’s top property agents.Under the supposed scheme, described in British Columbia Supreme Court legal action, buyers and sellers who were both based overseas would understate the amount being paid for a property and exchange only that portion in BC – thus reducing the buyer’s property… Source link

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Singapore 

Thomas Ong not involved in alleged misappropriation of charity funds in Cambodia, Singapore, Entertainment News

Thomas Ong has spoken — he’s not the one mentioned in a recent blog post alleging misuse of charity funds in Cambodia. The allegations came about when Cambodian educator and volunteer, Dork Silong, wrote on a volunteer travel blog that the annual $100,000 donations by a Singaporean actor to an NGO school in Siem Reap were misappropriated by the staff there. The money was used to purchase a Lexus car and hold lavish parties, Silong wrote. Many people speculated that he was referring to Thomas, who previously appeared on the news several…

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Vietnam 

POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringement – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  FPT TV may have to pay compensation of US$15 million for alleged copyright infringement of content of POPS Worldwide. — Photo itcnews.vn  HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam-headquartered POPS Worldwide, a digital entertainment company, has asked for compensation of US$15 million from FPT TV for alleged copyright infringement. The compensation is based on losses that POPS and its partners said they had incurred after FPT TV illegally exploited more than 1,800 content items, according to a POPS’ representative. “We are currently working with related parties to protect the legitimate interests of POPS and its partners…

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Home 

Philanthropy recipients seek to draw a distance with Hong Kong’s alleged fraud mastermind and key figure of Enigma Network

Roy Cho Kwai-chee, the alleged mastermind in one of Hong Kong’s largest financial fraud investigations, appears to be a persona non grata as far as the recipients of his philanthropy are concerned.The Education University of Hong Kong, which named the main administration building after him on the back of a HK$25 million donation (US$3.2 million) in 2016, is trying to remove his name, according to two sources familiar with the matter.The nearly 9,000 students and staff at the university, which… Source link

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Hong Kong charges alleged mastermind of city’s largest financial probe in decades with conspiracy to defraud Convoy

Roy Cho Kwai-chee, the alleged mastermind in Hong Kong’s largest financial investigation in decades, has been charged with conspiracy to defraud Convoy Global Holdings by the city’s securities regulator and anti-corruption investigator.Cho allegedly conspired to defraud Convoy and its affiliates, causing more than HK$89 million (US$11.3 million) in losses. He will be brought to the Eastern Magistracy today, according to a joint notice by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the… Source link

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Singapore 

Cyclist punches lorry driver and rides off after alleged collision in Eunos, Singapore News

A Sunday morning altercation in Eunos ended with a cyclist punching a lorry driver and cycling away. The incident happened around 10.20am. It was captured in a video that has gone viral. Chinese evening newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported that the lorry had clipped the back wheel of the bicycle. The video shows the cyclist carrying his bicycle and hitting the side of the lorry which reverses and then makes a left turn. The driver stops, gets out of his vehicle and runs towards the cyclist to confront him.…

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Money 

Chinese-Australian billionaire Chau Chak Wing wins defamation case against Sydney newspaper which alleged he helped bribe UN official

A Chinese-Australian billionaire businessman on Friday won a high-profile defamation case against a newspaper that alleged he was co-conspirator in a plot to bribe a top United Nations official, amid fears of Beijing meddling in domestic politics.Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald, was ordered to pay Chau Chak Wing A$280,000 (US$199,000) in damages after a judge at the Federal Court of Australia ruled that the 2015 article was defamatory.“The natural and ordinary meaning of… Source link

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Singapore 

‘Fair outcome’ reached for Gojek driver and passenger in viral video over alleged kidnapping, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A heated exchange between a Gojek driver and his passenger, who accused the former of kidnapping her on their trip from Bishan to the city, has gone viral after footage of the incident was posted on Facebook on Thursday (Jan 31). Mr Kamaruzzaman Abdul Latiff, 49, shared the 7-min clip on the Go-Jek Singapore Community Facebook page, saying that the female passenger was upset that he could not avoid the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries during the journey. He had picked her up from Block 251 Bishan Street…

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Singapore 

Woman found dead in Woodlands flat; man arrested for alleged murder, Singapore News

For the past few days at a Woodlands block, neighbours had heard a woman and a man arguing loudly. Yesterday, it ended with the 41-year-old woman dead and a 34-year-old man arrested for murder. Police received a call for assistance at 1.34am and found the woman lying motionless inside a room in a rental flat. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police arrested a suspect yesterday. Both he and the victim are known to each other. The man is due to be charged in court today with murder. Police…

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