Daily Archives: 2019-04-13

IBM to shut down Tampines manufacturing plant, retrench remaining staff members

The remaining staff members at IBM’s manufacturing plant in Tampines will soon be facing its final retrenchment exercise as the company seeks to move its manufacturing processes to the United States, where IBM was first established. Responding to TODAY‘s queries, the US global technology firm said that the impending move to Poughkeepsie in New York is based on “IBM’s continual …

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Academics Against Disinformation: Singapore’s proposed online falsehoods law may deter scholarship and set precedents harmful to global academia

Academics based in various universities have issued a joint statement to express their concerns over the proposed online falsehoods law on how it will have unintended detrimental consequences for scholars and research in Singapore, compromising its efforts to develop itself into an internationally-recognised hub for excellence in higher education and possible negative precedents, with knock-on effects on the global academy. …

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Historical Perspective of Fake News

by Patrick Low There will come a day  when a full disclosure  on the Marxist arrest of 1987 will be made public. The so-called “Operation Spectrum” was one of the biggest fake news exercises ever orchestrated by the Singapore government. It was fully collaborated and  supported by the cowardly local Press and the full panoply of state TV and Radio …

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