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Ziqin is the Digital Content Intern at Asia Law Network. A fresh JC graduate, she is passionate about technology, writing and the law. Before Asia Law Network, Ziqin wrote for Raffles Press and Rice. Reach out to her at [email protected]

ICYMI: 12 Cupcakes Fined $119,500 For Underpaying Its Foreign Employees
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Reading Time: 1 minutesWhat happened? Between December 2016 and November 2018, India-based tea company Dhunseri Group—which had acquired Twelve Cupcakes—underpaid seven foreign employees. The employees had been promised fixed monthly salaries of between $2,200 and $2,600. However, the employees were given between $200 and $1,200 less than the agreed salaries. The company tried to hide its shady employment […]

ICYMI: Former school bus driver gets 10 months’ jail for leaving 3-year-old victim unattended in van
ICYMI

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn 6 Jan 2021, a 47-year-old former school bus driver named Zulkahnai Haron was given 10 months’ jail, fined $3,000 and banned from driving for a year after he locked a three-year-old girl in his minivan without ventilation for over an hour.  What happened? Zulkahnai was a driver at a transport services company and was […]

ICYMI: This Divorced Couple Went To Court Over Whom Their Son Should Have CNY Eve Reunion Dinner With
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Reading Time: 2 minutesIt might sound like something out of The Onion, but according to Lianhe Wanbao, a divorced Singaporean couple actually spent one and a half years in a dispute over which parent their 13-year-old son should have reunion dinner with on the eve of Chinese New Year. What happened? The parents were initially granted joint custody […]

ICYMI: Why Is Everyone Saying That The Police Can Use My TraceTogether Data?
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Reading Time: 3 minutesWhy is everyone suddenly buzzing about TraceTogether? Last Monday, Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmond Tan stated in parliament that the police can access data gathered by TraceTogether tokens for criminal investigations. This was in response to a question posed by Member of Parliament (MP) for Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (GRC) Mr Christoper […]