Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore

Dyson, the UK-based company associated with vacuum cleaners, has picked Singapore to build its first electric car. Building work is due to start at...

Musk defends cave hero ‘pedo’ tweets 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him from the British dive hero that he repeatedly labelled a...

Microsoft enters murky Myanmar market

Microsoft has stepped into the precarious business world of supposedly democratic Myanmar by signing a deal with a conglomerate whose founder has long battled...

Philippine records hacked in ‘largest ever’ govt breach

Ballot boxes used for the 2007 Philippine Barangay election in Davao. Source: Wikimedia The personal details of more than 50 million voters in the Philippines...

Changi trials face checks 

Singapore’s Changi airport is testing a facial-recognition system which it said could locate passengers and help speed up the boarding process. The airport is expanding...

Porn hacker held in Jakarta

Video taken of the "pornographic" billboard in Jakarta. Source: YouTube An Indonesian who was arrested for hacking into an electronic billboard displays in South Jakarta...

Tesla owner faces heavy emissions fine

A Tesla Model S. Source: Wikimedia  An owner of a Tesla Model S electric car in Singapore is facing a fine for high carbon dioxide...

Junta threatens to sue Facebook 

The Thai authorities have threatened to sue Facebook unless it removes 131 pages it considers illegal, including posts critical of the monarchy, within four...

Driverless taxi has minor knock

Would driverless technology address Singapore’s notorious traffic jams? Source: Wikimedia One of Singapore’s self-driving taxis being trialled has had its first accident, although the multitude of...

Army builds on Muslim land: Amnesty 

Myanmar is building military camps over flattened Rohingya villages, Amnesty International says, pointing to a key reason behind the targeting of the Muslim minority...

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Singapore told to look to domestic market for growth 

Singaporean growth this year is expected to come in slightly below the midpoint of the 1.5 to 3.5 per cent forecast range without any...

Cambodia joins Asean’s rail network 

Cambodia and Thailand have reconnected a cross-border railway after 46 years as Asean’s rail links gradually improve. The military-appointed Thai prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, and...

Duterte threatens war with Canada over 103 sea containers 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has told Canada to take back tonnes of waste it had “illegally” shipped to Manila or risk "war".  Canada is being...