Kiara Xavier

Netizens lash out at director of global security firm who says that the worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 is premature

On 14 March (Thursday), Channel NewsAsia (CNA) published a commentary article which revealed that the worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 is premature. Written by Ross Darrell Feingold, the director for business development at SafePro Group, a global security and protection specialist firm, it sought to address the aftermath of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, where a …

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Leong Sze Hian being asked to pay a total of S$21,000 by High Court for cost after his counterclaim against PM Lee was struck out

Davinder Singh Chambers (DSC), the law firm representing Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his defamation suit against veteran blogger Leong Sze Hian, has sent a statement on 14 March (Thursday) requesting Mr Leong to pay a total of S$21,000 for two summonses. “As you know, on 12 March 2019, the Honourable Justice Aedit Abdullah allowed SUM 148 and dismissed …

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Mothership highlights local entrepreneur’s plight with racial biasness in the industry but netizens question his credibility

Regardless of what kind of business you do or which career path you choose, your race shouldn’t determinate the quality of work your produce. However, according to an article published by Mothership on Thursday (14 March), that is not always the case in Singapore. The article talks about a Malay entrepreneur named Imran Md Ali who shared his real-life experience …

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Facebook undergoes the most severe outage in history, affecting Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger as well

In the wee hours of Thursday (14 March), social media users around the globe, including Singapore, had problems accessing the Facebook family of applications, which include Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger. This is because the company went through in what appears to be the most severe outage in their history. According to Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications …

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Media Literacy Council introduces fact-checking starter kit and curriculum to fight against online falsehoods

As part of efforts to combat online falsehoods, the Media Literacy Council (MLC) launched two new media literacy resources – the ‘Get Smart with Sherlock’ fact-checking starter kit and the News and Media Literacy Toolkit – for students, educators and the members of the public on Monday (11 March) at the Better Internet Conference, where experts shared insights into the …

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