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Prime minister Lee launches Singapore’s Cybersecurity Strategy

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Opengovasia | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong today launched Singapore’s Cybersecurity Strategy at the opening of the inaugural Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW). The Strategy [...]
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Police won’t take further action over ex-NMP Calvin Cheng’s online comments

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

The police have decided not to take further action against former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng over his online comments that prompted an opposition member to [...]
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Government ready to act if Singapore goes into recession

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore is not expected to go into a recession, but should the economy turn negative, the government stands ready to respond, minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim [...]
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Singapore funds S$10m kitty to beef up cybersecurity in Asean

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

To ramp up cybersecurity capabilities in the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean), Singapore will fund a S$10million Asean Cyber Capacity programme. It will pay [...]
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No ‘outright recession’ for Singapore but negative growth looms, says MTI

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

No ‘outright recession’ for Singapore but negative growth looms, says MTI Finance, insurance, and wholesale trade still face external headwinds. With the weak [...]
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Singapore’s local labour force could stagnate in next decade: Lim Swee Say

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s local labour force growth could stagnate in the next decade because of an ageing population, lower birth rates, relatively high labour force participation [...]
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Two more Singapore private bankers charged in 1MDB saga

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore on Monday charged two more former private bankers with forgery and failing to report suspicious transactions in cases linked to a major money-laundering scandal [...]
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Government unable to track number of online gamblers: Tan Chuan-jin

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

While the government tries to track gambling rates in Singapore through surveys, it is not able to ascertain the exact number of people who place bets online, said minister [...]
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Woman jailed 10 years for sexually assaulting a girl

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

A woman who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to 10 years in jail by the Court of Appeal on Monday (10 October). Zunika Ahmad, 40, who is a woman by birth [...]
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Singapore Seen Holding Monetary Policy, Saving Tools for 2017

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank will probably refrain from easing policy when it meets this week, saving its ammunition for next year as the city-state’s economic [...]
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Singapore charges two former BSI bankers in 1MDB-linked probe

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore police charged two former BSI bankers on Monday amid an investigation tied to the scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1MDB that prompted the Singapore central bank to [...]
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Singapore landmark ruling in transgender child abuse case

12-Oct-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The highest court in Singapore has jailed a transgender man who is biologically female for the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl. In April, a court ruled the defendant was a [...]
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Married ex-teacher jailed for duping girl, 13, into sending nude photos and videos

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

A former secondary school teacher who duped a 13-year-old girl into sending him 57 nude photos and videos was sentenced to 22 months in jail on Friday (7 October). Kuang [...]
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National cybersecurity strategy aims to make Smart Nation safe: PM Lee

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (October 10), the new strategy outlines Singapore’s vision, goals and priorities in the online space and has four pillars: Building a [...]
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Singapore cyber security strategy launched, half of public agencies separate Web surfing from work computers

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government on Monday (October 10) embarked on a comprehensive blueprint that maps out Singapore’s long-term approach towards securing its cyberspace against [...]
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