Daily Archives: 2019-08-23

PSP CEC member: Redwire Times’ claim about PSP candidate unfounded and without basis

Progress Singapore Party has denied the claim by local social-political site, Redwire Times that business woman and activist, Hani Mohamed will be inducted as its candidate for the upcoming General Election. In its article, “GE Insider: Hani Mohamed expected to Contest for “Cheng Bock’s Angels”, aka Progress Singapore Party”, Redwire Times attributed the claim of Ms Hani’s supposed induction to …

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Chinese state media accuses Hong Kong metro of aiding protesters

China’s state-run media have launched a co-ordinated attack on the company that runs Hong Kong’s train network for its perceived support of pro-democracy protesters, echoing a campaign against Cathay Pacific. As hundreds of thousands of demonstrators in the financial hub approach their third month of rallying around democratic reforms, Beijing has upped its rhetoric against the movement — and any organisation appearing to support it. On Thursday, …

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Kong Hee not in CHC Management Board while wife Sun Ho inside

The City Harvest Church (CHC) issued a public notice yesterday (22 Aug) after their pastor Kong Hee was released from prison the same day. In its statement, CHC said that while serving time, Kong spent most of his time “seeking and studying the things of God”. “Pastor thanks you all for your unceasing prayers these last few years, for him …

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Netizens praise WP MP Pritam Singh’s hands-on approach in handling Aljunied GRC resident’s feedback regarding faulty lift

Aljunied GRC Member of Parliament (MP) and Workers’ Party chief Pritam Singh yesterday evening (22 Aug) shared his experience of handling feedback from a resident in his ward regarding a malfunctioning lift in her housing block. The resident, who was named by Mr Singh as Mrs Goh, was eager to demonstrate the problem and how to supposedly “rectify” the issue, …

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Chiam See Tong Sports Fund raises nearly S$170k in gala dinner – but founding member says amount needed to effectively run multiple programmes up to S$900k

The Chiam See Tong Sports Fund yesterday (22 Aug) has successfully raised over S$160,000 through its Gala Dinner at the Marriott Tang Plaza in an effort to provide financial support to under-resourced Singaporean athletes. The sports fund was set up in the name of the veteran opposition politician, who served as Singapore’s longest-serving opposition MP in Potong Pasir SMC for 1984 …

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Half of cybersecurity incidents in industrial networks happen due to employee errors, reveals Kaspersky

According to Kaspersky’s latest report “State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2019”, employee errors or unintentional actions were behind 52% of incidents affecting operational technology and industrial control system (OT/ICS) networks last year. In a press release on Friday (23 Aug), Kaspersky noted that the growing complexity of industrial infrastructures demands more advanced protection and skills. However, organisations are experiencing a shortage of professionals …

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