Stephen Netto

Tan Cheng Bock calls on Singaporeans to support his party to bring an evolution of change for the betterment of the country

During the official launch of the Progressive Singapore Party (PSP) last Saturday (3 Aug) at Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel, Dr Tan Cheng Bock, founding Secretary-General of PSP, calls for Singaporeans – young and old – to come forward and join him “in making a difference to Singapore”. Dr Tan, a former People’s Action Party (PAP) member of parliament for 26 …

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More than 1,500 participants run towards a more gracious and inclusive Singapore

Over 1,500 participants took part in the Singapore Kindness Run which was held for the third year at the National Stadium last Saturday (3 Aug). This year’s run is a ground up initiative by Runners’ Heart-Reach, in collaboration with the Singapore Kindness Movement, conjointly with the launch of Get Active Singapore (GASG) 2019. The primary objective of the run is …

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More than 3 million customer records from Sephora reportedly being peddled on Dark Web, says cybersecurity firm

According to a leading cybersecurity firm, more than three million records of customers of international cosmetics and beauty products retailer Sephora are reportedly up for sale on the Dark Web. Singapore-based cybersecurity outfit Group-IB said in a media release on Thursday (1 Aug) that its cyber intelligence analysts located “two databases with customer data on underground forums that are likely …

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Network issues recorded the highest number of complaints reported by consumers in Malaysia for the first half of 2019

On Wednesday (31 July), the Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM), at its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Cyberjaya, announced the total number of complaints reported by consumers for the first half of this year (H1 2019) which amounted to 4,635 complaints. The tally for this year saw a significant increase compared to last year’s count, with …

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Huawei to offer S$100 voucher to 5,000 customers who did not get to buy S$54 promotion smartphone

Chinese tech company Huawei said that it will be giving out S$100 Huawei smartphone vouchers to those affected by the recent S$54 National Day promotion that went south. In a media statement yesterday (30 July), the company apologised for the inconvenience and wishes to “make it right” for everyone by extending a S$100 voucher to the 5,000 affected customers who have registered …

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Underwriters Laboratories and Enterprise Singapore sign agreement to collaborate on developing standards to support emerging areas

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global standards development organization, and Enterprise Singapore, the national standards body of Singapore, have recently signed a collaboration and license agreement at the sidelines of the Pacific Area Standards Congress held in Wellington, New Zealand. The agreement was signed on 9 April 2019 by Ms Sonya Bird (director of international standards at Underwriters Laboratories) and Mr …

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Almost half of Singapore enterprises admit they lack sufficient threat intelligence amid rising cyberattacks in businesses, reveals study by Kaspersky

On Tuesday (30 July), Kaspersky hosted a media briefing session in Singapore and shared updates from its ‘B2B IT Security 2018’ report. The study revealed that Singapore enterprises are aware cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated, but lack of tools and insights to understand these threats prevent these enterprises from effectively addressing them. In fact, close to half (42.6%) of …

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Raj Singh: Singaporeans are “amazing” for looking at superficial stuff and fighting for things that don’t really matter

“Singaporeans are truly amazing.” Those are the opening words of a one-minute video recently uploaded by Raj Singh on his Facebook, reflecting on the Huawei commotion that transpired last Friday (26 July). Raj Singh, founder and CEO of occupational safety and health service company Simply Safety, posted his typical confessional-style video on that very day to highlight how “amazing” Singaporeans …

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Scoot to add 16 Airbus A321neos to fleet to support growth plans

Low-cost carrier Scoot earlier today (29 July) announced the introduction of 16 new A321neo aircraft to its fleet to help the airline meet its double-digit growth plans by the end of financial year 2020/2021. Of the 16 aircraft, six are an upsize from Scoot’s current A320neo order from Airbus, while the other 10 will be leased. The first aircraft, named “Wings …

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