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Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

20 Sep 2018

SINGAPORE A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished.

UPDATE 2-Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

20 Sep 2018

SINGAPORE, Sept 20 A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished.

India's top digital payments firm bets on local expertise to fend off rivals

11 Sep 2018

SINGAPORE India's top digital payments firm, Paytm, is betting on its local expertise and a deep pool of backers to fuel business growth and fight off global rivals in a rapidly growing market, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

RPT-Five "Crazy Rich Asian" ways to splash your cash in Singapore

16 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE, Aug 15 Singapore is the setting for new Hollywood movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' - an adaptation of a best-selling novel that explores the insatiable consumerism of new money and old-world opulence in a continent producing more billionaires than anywhere else.

Five 'Crazy Rich Asian' ways to splash your cash in Singapore

15 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore is the setting for new Hollywood movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' - an adaptation of a best-selling novel that explores the insatiable consumerism of new money and old-world opulence in a continent producing more billionaires than anywhere else.

Grab raises $1 billion to expand in Indonesia, eyes more funds

02 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore-based Grab said on Thursday it has secured $1 billion in fresh funding and will consider raising further cash, as the ride-hailing firm aggressively expands in Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Singapore's offshore industry recovering, but no return to glory days

30 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE A big drag on Singapore's growth in recent years, the embattled offshore and marine industry, has broken a three-year losing streak. Yet industry executives aren't betting on a return to the glory days anytime soon.

Singapore's worst cyberattack steals personal data of 1.5 million including PM

20 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE Hackers have infiltrated Singapore's government health database in the country's worst breach of personal data, stealing records on 1.5 million patients including the prime minister's own personal drug prescriptions, the government said on Friday.

Singapore second quarter GDP growth slows as trade tensions cloud outlook

13 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore's economic growth eased in the second quarter and missed forecasts, preliminary data showed on Friday, as manufacturing activity cooled and worsening U.S.-China trade tensions clouded the outlook for the trade-reliant city-state.

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