Rubaashini Shunmuganathan

CNA fails to do fact-checking when reporting on online news site, Observer+

On 28 April (Sunday), Channel NewsAsia (CNA) published an article titled “An AI-driven online news site? Observer+ taps automation to serve up fast food news” which talked about Observer+, a news site, that is looking to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to pick out major news of the day, its most important points and re-package coverage based on what the online …

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Scoot to stop flying to four cities due to weak demand and aircraft shortage

Singapore’s low-cost airline Scoot will be suspending its flights to four cities in Asia “due to a combination of weak demand and a shortage of aircraft resources”, it announced on Monday (29 April). The cities that the airline mentioned are Lucknow in the north of India; Kalibo, the main airport to the popular Philippine island Boracay; Quanzhou in China’s Fujian …

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Brad Bowyer questions Ong Ye Kung about the concerns he has on POFMA after the Minister welcomed queries from the public

Brad Bowyer, a recently-well-known political activist, took to his Facebook on Monday (29 April) to question Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on a number of different concerns he has about the newly proposed Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA). It was reported by The Straits Times that the Minister said that the proposed fake news bill is only …

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