Stephen Netto

Breast Cancer Foundation unveils new ‘Breast Self-Examination Nursery Reminder’ campaign and creates new record in the Singapore Book of Records at Pink Ribbon Walk 2019

The Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) kick-started the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) with a nation-wide launch of a new audio-visual breast self-examination campaign entitled ‘Molly Monkey Sings and Saves’ at the Pink Ribbon Walk 2019 last Saturday (5 Oct). The BCF also made its mark in the Singapore Book of Records for the largest display of paper Camellias at …

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Energy sector under cyberthreat from malicious objects and activities, reveals Kaspersky report

In a press release earlier today (4 Oct), Kaspersky released the findings of its ‘Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS CERT)’ report on the industrial threat landscape for the first half of 2019, which reveals that almost half of industrial control system (ICS) computers in the energy sector globally have been under cyberthreat. The top three cyberthreats were …

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Scoot all set for its move to Terminal 1 at Changi Airport on 22 October

After successfully completing its flight trials earlier this week, low-cost carrier Scoot is all set for its move to Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 (T1) on 22 October 2019. The move was announced in a joint press release with Changi Airport Group on 18 July 2019, as the airline seeks to facilitate its projected double-digit annual growth for the next …

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IMD Smart Cities Index 2019: Singapore tops new ‘citizen-centric’ global smart city index

Singapore is the ‘smartest’ city in the world in 2019, according to the new and uniquely “citizen-focused” ranking of global urban areas, which reveals the necessity of aligning policy with the lives and needs of citizens. Conducted by the IMD World Competitiveness Center’s Smart City Observatory in partnership with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Smart Nation Singapore, the …

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WP NCMP Dennis Tan questions the effectiveness of ‘Code of Conduct’ for pedestrians and PMD users proposed by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel

Earlier today (3 Oct), Workers’ Party Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Dennis Tan Lip Fong took to Facebook to question the effectiveness of having a ‘Code of Conduct’ for pedestrians and personal mobility device (PMD) users. Citing an article by CNA on the proposal of the ‘Code of Conduct’, Mr Dennis, who is also a shipping lawyer, raised doubts on …

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Singapore Cricket Club to raise funds for SportCares while commemorating Singapore’s Bicentennial with two weeks of events and activities

The Singapore Cricket Club (SCC), the premier sports club on the Padang, will be commemorating Singapore’s Bicentennial with two weeks of events and activities, while raising funds for sports development under the auspices of SportCares. Using sport as a force for social good, SportCares leverages sport experiences to make a positive difference to the lives of the vulnerable and under-served …

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Thousands take to streets of Sydney, Taipei, and Tokyo in solidarity with Hong Kong; no permit granted for any assemblies in Singapore

Thousands of people have rallied in Sydney, Taipei, and Tokyo on Sunday (29 Sep) to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, kicking off a day of planned “anti-totalitarianism” demonstrations globally. The “anti-totalitarianism” rallies were part of a global day of action in support of the Hong Kong protests, planned in more than 50 cities worldwide. The demonstrations …

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Another two bite the dust: Kaspersky updates decryption tool to fight ransomware pair

Ransomware is a dangerous threat to consumers and businesses, with new types of malware being developed rapidly by cybercriminals every day, in order to victimize users. Once locked out of files, corporations and home users are at the mercy of empowered cybercriminals who demand substantial amounts of money to regain access to their information. ‘Yatron’ and ‘FortuneCrypt’ are typical examples …

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