GLOBAL

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

By Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

GLOBAL

UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action

The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by climate change is a potential game-changer...

By Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE

Facebook, Google warn Singapore against 'fake news' law

SINGAPORE, Asia - Internet giants Facebook and Google on Thursday testified before a parliamentary committee in Singapore as they warned the city-state against introducing new laws to combat "fake news", saying that existing legislation is adequate to address the problem...

23 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SINGAPORE

Change of internet regulator must happen before US 2016 polls

SINGAPORE: Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised...

12 Feb 2015

SINGAPORE

Singaporean jailed for hacking Prime Minister's website

SINGAPORE: A court on Monday jailed a 28-year-old Singaporean for two months for defacing the prime minister's website during a rash of cyber attacks in the city-state last year...

9 Dec 2014

SINGAPORE

Singapore blogger offers PM compensation for defamatory post

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean blogger accused by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of defamation on Tuesday offered compensation after initially refusing to do so, as the premier's lawyer accused him of lacking contrition.

27 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Music streaming gives record companies a boost

SINGAPORE: Stiff competition among technology companies for a share of the burgeoning online music streaming market has given traditional record companies a much-needed boost, a top Universal executive said.

23 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Hackers expose Asia's weak cyber defences

SINGAPORE - A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences, which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations, analysts said.

11 Nov 2013

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