Archive for May 10th, 2019

Google says Singapore’s fake news law may hurt innovation

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore’s parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to [...]
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Couple who hit maid jailed after neighbour sees abuse

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Angry that his domestic helper had not informed him of her request to return to Indonesia, a man slapped and choked the maid by the main door of his apartment unit. Lim Kheng [...]
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Singapore’s fake news law passed amid partisan divide

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) was passed in Parliament on Wednesday (8 May), bringing to a close a process which began with the Select [...]
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Fake news law: Academic research should not be conflated with activism, says Ong Ye Kung

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Education minister Ong Ye Kung on Wednesday (8 May) addressed the concerns among some academics that the fake news law could be used to stifle political discourse, saying [...]
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Singapore’s most in-demand jobs require more than just digital skills

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Marcus Lim-Media Release | 6:00 AM

Kelly Services 2019 Salary Guide reveals four sectors that will see the strongest job growth this year Singapore’s accounting, engineering and technical, customer [...]
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IMDA to set up POFMA office to administer fake news law: S Iswaran

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A new office will be set up within the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) to administer the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill [...]
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Singapore Airlines’ Delhi-Bound Flight Lands Safely at IGI Airport After Full Emergency Was Declared

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Latestly | 6:00 AM

New Delhi, May 8: A Delhi-bound flight of Singapore Airlines made a safe landing at the runway 28 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Wednesday after a full [...]
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Singapore reportedly criminalises publication of fake news

Singapore reportedly criminalises publication of fake news

10-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Singapore has passed a law criminalising publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Protection from Online [...]
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What is the Best Life Insurance in the Philippines?

10-May-2019 Intellasia | MoneyMax.ph | 6:00 AM

So, you’ve decided to get a life insurance plan. As a breadwinner, being insured means sparing your loved ones from financial burden when something unexpected happens. [...]
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DOJ to look into Malacanang’s new oust Duterte matrix

10-May-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has vowed to look into the new matrix presented by Malacanang which showed that opposition members have been conspiring with other [...]
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Stop bugging him: Philippine leader brushes off finger-sized pest

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night. Duterte, 74, [...]
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Manila: Canada to accept trash wrongly sent to Philippines

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending [...]
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MIAA Mulls Banning White Taxis Permanently; Starts at NAIA Terminal 1

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Carmudi | 6:00 AM

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is considering permanently banning all white taxis at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), executives said [...]
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Cockroach crawls up Philippines’ Duterte during live speech

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters-UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte and his aide were seen on live television swatting away a cockroach that had crawled up his shirt on Wednesday (May 8) during a campaign rally [...]
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Number coding scheme lifted from May 10 to 14 MMDA

10-May-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday (May 8) suspended the implementation of number coding scheme for provincial buses in line with the 2019 [...]
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