Singapore appoints 3 new High Court judges and one international judge

Singapore President Halimah Yacob on Monday appointed three judges to the High Court, which will bring the number of Supreme Court judges to 23.

The appointments of Judicial Commissioners Pang Khang Chau, Audrey Lim Yoon Cheng and Ang Cheng Hock, which were made on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, will take effect from Aug 1.

In its statement on Monday, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said that Mr Arjan Kumar Sikri will also be appointed an international judge to the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), from Aug 1. His appointment is till Jan 4, 2021.  [read more]