Singapore 

Police investigating case of e-scooter rider who allegedly hit child along Orchard Road, Singapore News

The police are investigating a case of an e-scooter rider who allegedly hit a child along Orchard Road on Friday evening (Apr 19). Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to a video of the confrontation between the rider and the child’s father that was posted to Complaint Singapore’s Facebook group page. In the video, a group of women are seen tending to a child as his father hurls vulgarities at the e-scooter rider. According to the post, the father of the kid had allegedly punched the rider after he struck his son. It added…

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China ‘regrets’ WTO ruling after losing grain import quota case brought by US

China has promised to manage grain import tariff quotas within World Trade Organisation rules after losing an agriculture trade dispute case with the United States.A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel decided that China’s system of tariff rate quota system for rice, wheat and corn violated international trading rules. China’s Ministry of Commerce said that it “regrets” the ruling and that it would “seriously study” the decision.The Commerce Ministry’s response is “a statement of acceptance”… Source link

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Singapore 

Food stall suspended, NUS orders audit after 5 students develop gastroenteritis symptoms in 2nd case this month, Singapore, Health News

SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) are investigating after five students from Prince George’s Park House, a student residence, developed symptoms of gastroenteritis. This incident, which occurred on April 12, is the second one this month. On April 4, 22 students at Ridge View Residential College, another student residence at NUS, came down with similar symptoms. An NUS spokesman on Wednesday (April 17) said that the university conducted preliminary checks after being informed about the latest outbreak on Monday. It found that…

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Singapore 

McDonald’s investigating case of plastic found in beef burger bought from Jurong Bowl outlet, Singapore News

Fast-food chain McDonald’s is investigating a case where plastic was found in a beef burger bought at its Jurong Bowl outlet. Stomp contributor Christopher alerted Stomp to the incident and said that he had ordered a Classic Angus Cheese burger from the outlet at Yuan Ching Road on Apr 8 at about 6.25pm. He paid $12.65 for his meal. “When I received my burger and started eating it, I noticed plastic inside the burger,” he said. “I informed the outlet’s staff who gave me a refund and provided me with…

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Soho China wins libel case against Chinese blogger for claiming that its Zaha Hadid-designed Wangjing project is bad feng shui

Pan Shiyi, the founder of Soho China and an outspoken property developer with 20 million followers on his blog posts, has won a libel suit against a Chinese blogger who alleged that the bad feng shui in one of Soho’s projects is bad for tenants.Zhuhai Shengun Internet Technology, which operates a blog called “S. Shengunju. S”, was ordered by the Beijing Chaoyang District Court to apologise to Pan, and pay Soho 200,000 yuan (US$29,800) in compensation. The blog wrote that Pan’s Wangjing Soho… Source link

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Singapore 

Police investigating case of man who punched 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Police are investigating an incident in which a man was caught on camera punching a 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square on Thursday (April 4). The police said that a 47-year-old man is assisting with investigations. The incident, which the police have classified as a case of voluntarily causing hurt, left the victim, Mr Andrew Lim, with a swollen eye, a sprained neck and broken glasses. Mr Lim’s employer, security firm Regal Security, is planning to take legal action against the man who hit the security supervisor. Speaking…

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Singapore 

Jail, cane for Indian national in rioting case which involved more than 50 men, Singapore News

An Indian national was slapped with a stiff jail sentence for his role in a riot which saw more than 50 foreigners using makeshift weapons to cause serious injuries. The fight, which took place near the Silat Road Sikh Temple in Jalan Bukit Merah on April 2, 2017, also caused severe traffic disruption when it spilled onto Kampong Bahru Road. Yadwinder Singh, 26, was on Friday (March 22) sentenced to five years and five months’ jail and 12 strokes of the cane.He pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count each…

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China 

Chinese firm still keen on US electronics market after avoiding prosecution in LED display patent case

Shanghai-based Sansi Electronic Engineering will still pursue building their electronics business in the United States having avoided prosecution in a larger-scale patent infringement case launched by an American rival.The complaint, against 40 companies including 11 from China, was first filed by Dallas-based Ultravision Technologies to the US International Trade Commission (USITC) in March 2018, just before the trade war between China and US broke out.Ultravision alleged the firms violated US… Source link

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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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Huawei publishes Q&A on website to make its case as stakes rise in global battle for 5G supremacy

As European telecommunications network operators continue to review their plans to use equipment from Huawei Technologies amid concerns that governments could ban the vendor, the Chinese telecoms giant has published a detailed Q&A on its website entitled “Huawei Facts”. The US government has been pushing its allies to block the Chinese company, citing fears that its equipment could be used for spying, something that Huawei executives have strenuously denied. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said this week that America may be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe…

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