BOEING’S WINGS GET CLIPPED

What happened? Singapore is the first country to impose a temporary ban on all flight operations carried out by the Boeing 737 MAX passenger jet. This was a decision made in light of the twin spate of fatal crash accidents that happened within a…

ANOTHER ONE BIKES THE DUST

Just when you thought losing your $50 deposit to oBike was bad enough… Less than a year after oBike abruptly left the bicycle-sharing market in Singapore, Mobike has now also applied to surrender its bicycle-sharing licence in Singapore. Ofo’s licence was also suspended last…

GOVERNMENT BLACKLISTS BLACK-METAL GIG

A Black Thursday An online furore erupted last Thursday (7 Mar) when Swedish black-metal group Watain’s concert was abruptly cancelled due to official concerns that their transgressive message may “affect our religious and social harmony”. The decision was handed down by the Infocomm Media…

A SHIFT TO THE PRIVATE

What are the changes? Facebook, after years of pushing and prodding for its billion of users to share just about every detail of their lives, has announced last Wednesday (27 February) that it is going to focus on building a “privacy-focused communications platform”. In…