Monday, June 21, 2021


Judge dismisses vaccine lawsuit from US hospital workers

Judge rules that Texas law only protects employees from refusing to commit a crime, and 'receiving a Covid-19 vaccination is not an illegal act'.

Hadi wins bid to quash suit on allegedly seditious remark

Judge says the suit is frivolous and an abuse of court process, and that the plaintiffs relied on an English reproduction of the article.

EU sues AstraZeneca over vaccine delivery shortfalls

It says some terms of its contract with AstraZeneca 'have not been respected'.

June 30 hearing for Azmin’s bid to strike out suit by Gombak voters

The judge will also hear the voters' application to strike out several paragraphs from Azmin's statement of defence, said to contain his reasons for leaving PKR.

Ex-AG Apandi breaks down in tears while testifying in suit against Kit Siang

He denies lobbying for the position of attorney-general, saying the job has taken a toll on his health.

French pharma firm convicted of manslaughter over weight loss pill deaths

About 500 people are thought to have died as a result of the drug, though experts say it may eventually cause as many as 2,100 deaths.

Apple facing lawsuit by Indian engineer who claims ancestry led to discrimination

The technical engineer says she was forced to resign from her job after tolerating years of discrimination by other South Asian employees.

Singapore blogger told to pay US$100,000 for sharing article linking PM to 1MDB

Leong Sze Hian's lawyer describes the verdict as a 'wrong and deeply flawed decision', saying the prime minister had 'picked on the defendant when there are many others' who had shared the defamatory article.

Facebook fails in bid to derail US$15 billion privacy suit

The suit accuses Facebook of wrongly tracking users away from the social network, then making money from the data by selling it to marketers for targeting ads.

Singapore court rules govt immune from suit by 22 inmates over leaked letters

The suit was dismissed yesterday with costs of S$10.

Azmin applies to strike out suit by Gombak voters over ‘Sheraton Move’

Court orders him to file a supporting affidavit before or on March 24, when further case management will be heard.

Umno man apologises to Yeo in settlement of defamation suit

In his statement of apology, Jamal Yunos also acknowledges that Yeo Bee Yin was 'honest and transparent' in her management of the funds in question.

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