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A DQ Institute global study on child online safety released in association with Singtel has ranked Singapore fourth after Spain, Australia and Malaysia for best online safety in the inaugural Child Online Safety Index (COSI) which measures the level of online safety for children in 30 countries. Launched today on Safer Internet Day 2020, COSI is …

Besides contribution of $300,000 to Food from the Heart; staff volunteers will help man the shop and offer data analytics expertise to understand consumption habits of 5,000 eligible households, to facilitate replenishment of high-demand and healthier food types OCBC Bank announced that it will contribute $300,000 and volunteer support for the operation of the first …

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is definitely a valid source of concern. However, there are a lot of false truths that are going around that should not be believed in. Such falsehoods may exacerbate the panic that is already very much present. These can also teach practices that may put people at a higher risk …

The coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen in China. The Chinese government has announced even stricter measures to stop the spread of the disease, including the rounding up of people in Wuhan, the city where the outbreak began, for mass quarantine. And the doctor who warned authorities about the disease has died. Just how bad might …

The overwhelming sharing of fake news amid coronavirus outbreak across the globe raised concerns among governments, including in the Southeast Asian region. In the past weeks, we have quickly found disinformation and misinformation on social media stirring public discussion and, at times, leading to unnecessary panic. In Malaysia, misinformation claiming that coronavirus would make people …

Chief of Army, Major-General (MG) Goh Si Hou and Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), Brigadier-General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh co-officiated the closing ceremony of Exercise Maju Bersama on 06 February in Berakas Garrison, Muara District, Brunei. The 24th edition of the bilateral exercise was conducted from …

Grab, the leading super app in Southeast Asia, and the National Private Hire Vehicles Association (NPHVA) today announced a partnership to provide Grab Driver-Partner Training Kit – a curated set of training courses to equip Grab’s driver-partners with the necessary skill sets to drive safely and stay relevant in today’s changing business environment. The Grab – …

With a new infectious disease outbreak on our doorstep, we might ask ourselves: are we reacting to the coronavirus in a way that is proportional to the threat? The problem is that when it comes to infectious disease epidemics, we have a strong tendency to overreact emotionally and underreact behaviourally. The overreaction aspect may be …

The big idea: It’s the enduring media image of infectious disease outbreaks, including the current coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan, China: people in public spaces with faces half-hidden by surgical masks. Filters have long been used to remove particles, including viruses and bacteria, from the air we breathe. Particle filters are key components of building and …

Mr Robert Yap Min Choy, Chairman of the Board of Advisors at Singapore Management University’s (SMU) School of Information Systems (SIS) and Chairman and Independent Director of Sunseap Group, has been named Dean’s Fellow of Information Systems at SIS, the first time such an honour has been bestowed in recognition of his significant contributions. Mr …