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Ahead of polls, Singapore government uses misinformation law to rein in opposition parties

Under the law, ministers can order social media sites to put warnings next to posts the government considers false and order pages blocked.

03 Jul 2020 5:10 PM

Facebook miffed as Singapore government gets dissident's pages blocked

It is legally compelled to comply with government orders to block pages but criticised it saying the law would stifle voices on the internet

01 Jun 2020 8:47 PM

Singapore cuts GDP outlook again as virus batters economy

Singapore’s economy shrank 0.7% year-on-year in the first quarter and 4.7% on a quarter-on-quarter

26 May 2020 9:00 AM

64 flights to bring stranded Indians from abroad, government reveals airfare

On arrival from abroad, all passengers will be screened and put under quarantine for a period of 14 days as a Covid-19 precautionary measure

05 May 2020 5:47 PM

Singapore: With 690 new cases, coronavirus figure breaches 15K mark

Six are Singaporeans or permanent residents while the rest are foreigners with work permits.

29 Apr 2020 2:28 PM

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Governments across globe under pressure to control covid19 economic damage

Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities

19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Singapore researchers develop disinfectant robot to help in fight against coronavirus

The “XDBOT” is a box-shaped creation on wheels mounted with a robotic limb, which can reach awkward locations such as under tables and beds.

17 Apr 2020 5:48 PM

Robots, app help coronavirus detection, contact tracing in Thailand, Singapore

Technology is providing solutions at a time when social distancing is most important to curb the coronavirus pandemic

21 Mar 2020 3:19 PM

Singapore invokes fake news law over opposition party posts

The government asked the party to publish corrections on two social media posts & an article on its website about local employment.

16 Dec 2019 11:20 AM

Facebook issues corrective label on user's post under new Singapore fake news law

Singapore’s law is the first to demand that Facebook publish corrections when directed to do so by the government.

01 Dec 2019 6:41 PM

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Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

The government said in a statement that it had issued an order requiring Facebook “to publish a correction notice.”

30 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore says it is particularly vulnerable to fake news because of its position as a global financial hub.

25 Nov 2019 6:00 PM

GoAir launches non-stop flights to Singapore from Bengaluru, Kolkata

Singapore Tourism Board Regional Director GB Srithar said, ‘We are excited and happy to welcome GoAir to Singapore.’

09 Oct 2019 6:53 PM

Singapore replaces US as world’s most competitive economy

Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Switzerland rounded out the top five places in the rankings.

09 Oct 2019 10:15 AM

Indian-origin Singaporean judge joins Brunei Supreme Court

All part-time judges appointed to the Supreme Court of Brunei are designated as judicial commissioners.

07 Oct 2019 5:43 PM

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Singapore detains 3 Indonesian maids for 'funding ISIS'

There has been a steady stream of such cases reported in Singapore, which is majority ethnic Chinese but has a sizeable Muslim minority.

24 Sep 2019 1:13 PM

Singapore couple create their own android Robot

For the last six years, the couple has been developing EDGAR, short for Expressions Display and Gesturing Avatar Robot

12 Sep 2019 9:02 AM

'Govt will not shy away from taking bold decisions,' says S Jaishankar

He reiterated the government's commitment towards making India a USD 5-trillion economy by 2024.

09 Sep 2019 9:29 PM

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

Officials often said he was being treated for a cataract, denying frequent private media reports that he had prostate cancer.

06 Sep 2019 1:30 PM

Sridevi's wax statue to be unveiled tomorrow, Boney Kapoor shares glimpses; see

Madame Tussauds decided to add Sridevi's wax figure as a tribute to the late actor on her 56th birth anniversary on August 13.

03 Sep 2019 11:13 AM

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