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By Simon Chesterman Humanity’s failed. So don’t try to tell me that You are worth saving Artifice is speculative fiction about sentient AI in a near-future Singapore. The piece of sentient AI is called Janus. “He” first appears in a robot body designed to

A Guide to Understanding and Resolving the Legal Challenges of Blockchain Technology When someone says “blockchain”, people usually think “Bitcoin”. Terms like “Satoshi Nakamoto” and “immutable” also come to mind. “Immutable” means “unable to be changed”. In relation to blockchain, this

Corporate Insolvency by Harold Foo and Beverly Wee On 1 October 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed the long-anticipated Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (the IRDA) which came into force on 30 July 2020. Building on the 2017 amendments to the Companies

By Richard Susskind If you are reading the third edition of Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future for the first time, you may well wonder: Haven’t some of “tomorrow’s lawyers” already arrived today, given that the first edition of

Recently we were afforded the chance to sample Famous Treasure, a classy restaurant specializing in Nanyang cuisine – Chinese food of Teochew, Hokkien and Cantonese origins with influences from around South East Asia. Located on the second floor of Capitol

As a business owner, I have always been interested in branding. I felt that branding was important in building up a business. No one was talking about branding for law firms then. In 2019, I came across a young man who

We asked lawyers to recommend books that have resonated with them and share why they think a particular book is special. Read these “mini reviews” and add these titles to your reading list! Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice

Famous Palace is a new dining concept by the Famous Dining Group. They offer a wide repertoire of dishes with Teochew, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hainanese and Peranakan influences. Nestled in the tranquil ambience of Seletar Country Club, Famous Palace is a hidden

Pursuing Justice and Justice Alone (The Heart and Humanity of Andrew Phang’s Jurisprudence) My first encounter with Justice Andrew Phang (Justice Phang) was not along the hallowed corridors of the Supreme Court (or by way of having to peruse one

Japan's Shizuoka Distillery 静岡蒸溜所 (completed 2016) Samsu Huay Kuan 三蒸会馆 along Orchard Road (2022) Everyone knows about the Yamazakis. But in recent years, interest has grown in premium distilled spirits and in independent bottlings of spirits. With that, specialist providers and new