Abdul Rashid bin Abdul Manaf v Hii Yii Ann  SGHCR 1
Signifiance: Singapore High Court sets out principles on the convenience and compellability of witnesses in determining forum non conveniens or natural forum for purposes of determining a stay of court proceedings.
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If you have obtained a judgment or order from a foreign court, will you be able to enforce it in the Singapore courts? Does the judgment debtor have assets in Singapore which you want to execute against to satisfy your judgment debt? This article considers the different ways you may do so.
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Must two Singaporeans who marry in a foreign country register their marriage in Singapore? Can foreigners married in a foreign country divorce in Singapore? Can a foreigner apply for maintenance or child custody orders in Singapore post-divorce in a foreign court? Can divorce orders or related orders made by foreign courts be enforced in Singapore? As people become increasingly mobile, these are some issues which more frequently surface in matrimonial and divorce proceedings. This article examines some of these legal issues.
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