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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

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

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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

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

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'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

What lies beneath: Singapore plans a subterranean future

Singapore is the latest city to try to make use of subterranean space.

01 Sep 2019 2:06 PM

How Singapore firms are being impacted by the stalled Amaravati project

In 2014, Hyderabad was hived off to become the state capital of the newly created state of Telangana.

19 Aug 2019 6:49 PM

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His pants were unzipped: Indian man molests air hostess on Singapore bound flight

He faces a maximum of two years' jail, fine, caning, or any combination of these punishments for each charge.

05 Aug 2019 3:21 PM

‘Insincere’: Singapore on apology by Indian-origin YouTubers for ‘racist’ video

The Nair siblings created their rap video in response to the e-payment advertisement, to call out the racism in it.

03 Aug 2019 11:06 AM

Racist ad with actor 'brownfaced' to look Indian sparks outrage in Singapore

'Brownface' or 'blackface' are terms referring to the practice of darkening an actor's skin to portray a person of a different race.

29 Jul 2019 3:18 PM

Singapore-Chinese man gets 4 weeks in jail for racist attack on Indian

On August 3, he was in an elevator at Changi Airport Terminal 2 when 33-year-old Indian national Ramachandiran Umapathy, entered the lift.

27 Jul 2019 9:27 AM

Singapore Tourism Board organises road shows to promote tourism

'Roadshows in 8 cities to attract tourists to Singapore'.

14 Jul 2019 12:56 PM

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