Stephen Netto

‘Chao ni ma’ Trans-Cab driver says he has a master’s degree, proclaims himself to be a God and claims to have been framed

Remember the infamous ‘Chao ni ma’ Trans-Cab driver who recently made headlines after being caught on video violently harassing a motorist and berating a couple in two separate incidents? Well, apparently the cabby finally decided to share his side of the story in what seemed to be a comically peculiar interview that dwells on his equally comically peculiar persona. As …

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92% of Singapore investors believe companies often resort to legal but ‘creative’ accounting tactics to hide figures, according to BlackLine survey

A global survey of institutional investors commissioned by financial automation software leader BlackLine, Inc reveals that 92% of Singapore investors believe companies in their portfolio often resort to legal but ‘creative’ accounting tactics in order to attract or satisfy investors, causing investors to increase scrutiny over portfolio company financials. The survey, which covered over 760 institutional investors across the world including …

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DHL Global Forwarding recognised as Top Employer 2020 in Asia Pacific

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading global brand in the logistics industry, and a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group (“DPDHL Group” or “the Group”), has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific, as well as in Indonesia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand, for 2020, in its first attempt applying for this prestigious …

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Local commissions lead starting line-up alongside award-winning Canadian production for SIFA 2020

The Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) continues to break through with exciting debuts and triumphant conclusions in its 43rd year of festival-making. The first wave of productions for Singapore’s pinnacle performing arts event features new works from local theatre companies Nine Years Theatre, The Finger Players, and The Necessary Stage created in collaboration with international artists. Toy Factory Productions …

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Creative Nation to bring together more than 50 young social impact creators to champion a profitable future for businesses that brings positive societal impact

Creative Nation, a new social impact organisation, will officially be launched this coming Saturday (7 Dec) with the support of the National Youth Council of Singapore (NYC). This event will be Singapore’s first-ever youth-driven social impact convention. The Creative Nation launch, which will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Cassia Ballroom, Level 3, from 11am …

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Group-IB teams up with Ngee Ann Polytechnic to boost Singapore cybersecurity talent pool

Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks, announced at CyberCrimeCon 2019 earlier today (29 Nov) a collaboration with Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) to further strengthen Singapore’s cybersecurity talent pipeline and raise awareness of modern cyber threats in the region. Mr Ilya Sachkov, Group-IB CEO & founder, and Mr Patrice Choong, Director of NP’s School of InfoComm Technology, signed a …

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