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Common Mistakes In The CPF Treatment Of Flexible Benefits In Singapore
CPF payment rules can be confusing and mistakes are easily made. Here are some of the areas where employers and payroll administrators can inadvertently go wrong.
Singapore
15 Jul 2019
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Laws And Regulations On Illegal Drugs
Singapore by far has the toughest drug laws in the world. The country's strong and determined hold on the Misuse of Drugs Act has implemented a penalty for even possessing a small amount of illegal narcotic substance.
Singapore
20 Feb 2019
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"Worst Breach Of Personal Data In Singapore's History" Attracts Highest Penalties Totalling S$1 Million
On 14 January 2019, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission issued its grounds of decision against Singapore Health Services Pte. Ltd.
Singapore
21 Jan 2019
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Singapore Inches Toward Tobacco-Style Controls On Pre-Packaged Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
On 4 December 2018, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Health Promotion Board (HPB)
Singapore
21 Dec 2018
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Is Plain Or Standardised Packaging For Tobacco Products A Harbinger Of The Future Facing Fatty Foods, Alcohol Products And Sugared Drinks?
On 31 October 2018, Singapore's Ministry of Health issued a proposal to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products in 2020.
Singapore
16 Nov 2018
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Singapore Health Service Cyber Attack - 6 Steps To Consider When Faced With A Cyber Attack
Singapore authorities have announced that a total of 1.5 million SingHealth patients' non-medical personal data have been stolen and of these, 160,000 had their dispensed medicines' records taken too.
Singapore
27 Jul 2018
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PDPC Fines Health Care Company Following Data Breach
The Commissioner determined that the company disclosed sensitive, medical-related personal data without authorization and failed to adequately safeguard such data.
Singapore
13 Jul 2018
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Changes To Healthcare Regulation In Singapore
Our local healthcare industry has adapted to meet modern competition and population needs, and in step with this, the Ministry of Health in Singapore is looking to stay ahead of the curve by issuing a consultation...
Singapore
6 Feb 2018
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Taking And Documenting Informed Consent: When Is It Not Enough?
Maintaining adequate medical documentation is a challenge for many doctors working in a busy practice or healthcare institution.
Singapore
15 Jan 2018
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Medical Negligence - The New Legal Test In Singapore To Determine The Standard Of A Doctor's Duty In Advising His Patient
The Singapore Court of Appeal has in its recent judgment in the case of Hii Chii Kok v Ooi Peng Jin London Lucien and another [2017] SGCA 38 (Hii Chii Kok v London Lucien Ooi) delivered on 12 May 2017...
Singapore
12 Jun 2017
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Medical Malpractice - Singapore Court Adopts New Standard Of Care Test
In a landmark decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal has adopted a new legal test to determine the standard of care in relation to the provision of medical advice.
Singapore
22 May 2017
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New Edition Of Singapore International Arbitration Centre Rules To Come Into Effect Shortly
Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers are increasingly finding themselves resolving disputes through international arbitration.
Singapore
9 Jun 2016
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New Guidelines For Food Advertising To Children
The Committee on Guidelines for Food Advertising to Children has issued new ‘Guidelines for Food Advertising to Children’ aimed at reducing children’s exposure to advertisements relating to food and beverages which are high in fat, sugar and salt content.
Singapore
29 Dec 2014
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Opportunities For Medical Innovation
In addition to mobile health opportunities in the United States, tremendous potential for growth exists throughout the world, including in Southeast Asia.
Singapore
 
24 Jun 2014
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Singapore’s Human Cloning And Other Prohibited Practices Act 2004
On 2 September 2004, Singapore parliament passed new legislation which regulates human cloning and other related activities. The Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act (hereinafter referred to as "The Act") came into force on 1 October 2004. The Act is adapted from various provisions in the Australian Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002.
Singapore
11 Jul 2005
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