Singapore holds hacker ‘bug bounty’

HackerOne, a security platform run by "white hat” or ethical hackers, says it will work with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) and...

Facebook admits Myanmar ‘failures’

Facebook has admitted that it failed to prevent its website from being used to incite violence and racism towards the Rohingya community in western...

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...

Indonesia busts Instagram ‘baby sales’

The authorities in Surabaya (pictured), Indonesia's second-largest city, say they have broken up an operation selling babies on Instagram under the guise of an...

Singapore firm eyes hydrogen plane by 2025

Singaporean tech firm HES Energy Systems says it plans to fly its Element One, the world’s first hydrogen-electric passenger aeroplane by 2025.  HES, which has...

Sulawesi relief hampered by fake news

Indonesia is struggling with fake reports of further quakes and the imminent collapse of dams are causing unnecessary extra disruption on Sulawesi after last...

Singapore fines Grab, Uber for merger

Singapore's decision to fine ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber will not have a significant impact on either business and only highlights governmental inability to...

The ‘lady’ and the genocide

It is almost three years since the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a crushing victory in Myanmar’s first proper election in half a...

Thai FB wildlife sales rife: report

A wildlife monitoring group says there has been a sharp rise since 2016 in Thai Facebook groups trading in endangered animals. Traffic said many...

Musk labels cave hero ‘child rapist’

Childish tech guru Elon Musk has again made unsubstantiated allegations that the British diver who rescued the Thai footballers trapped in the Chiang Rai...

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