Saturday, April 10, 2021

Singapore

Spotlight on quartet in search for ‘runner-up’ to replace Singapore’s PM Lee

The four come from the so-called '4G' team which forms the top leadership of Singapore's People's Action Party.

Facing pressure at home, Chinese tech giants expand in Singapore

The tech firms are shifting their focus to booming Southeast Asian markets as authorities tighten the screws at home amid concerns about the platforms' growing power.

Singapore woman leaves over S$1 million to Africa’s poor children

She had started thinking about helping African communities after reading about Nelson Mandela.

Facebook plans undersea cables to speed Southeast Asia internet to US

Facebook cancelled projects to connect the US to Hong Kong following government concerns over Chinese spying.

Singapore dad pleads guilty to sexually abusing daughter from age 3, raping her from 9

The daughter never told anyone what was happening to her as she did not want her parents to divorce over the matter.

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.

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

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

Australia says working on travel bubble with Singapore

The deal will reportedly allow Singaporeans and Australians who have been vaccinated to travel between the countries without quarantining.

Another young Singaporean nabbed for planning mass killings, this time against Jews

Amirull Ali studied an image of the human body to identify the best place to stab victims and made reconnaissance trips to the Maghain Aboth Synagogue in 2019.

After Singtel, now SIA suffers major data leak

Some 580,000 Singapore Airlines customers have had data compromised by a leak from an external air transport IT company.

Singapore cops find gun smuggled from Malaysia in drug bust on gang member

For a little under RM4,300, Muhammad Ikram Abdul Aziz was able to obtain the gun and eight bullets from a man in Johor Bahru which he then smuggled into Singapore.

Malaysian who dodged death for drugs in Singapore walks free

Beh Chew Boo, who escaped the noose in October, was released after the court dismissed the prosecution's bid to proceed with the trial of four other charges against him.

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