HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM… WITH CHINA

Assisting China’s political agendas? A now-deleted controversial tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey offering support for Hong Kong’s anti-government protests saw hostile backlash from China. Various Chinese companies, such as the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), Li-Ning, Tencent and the Shanghai Pudong Development…

NOT KOOL OVER #KUTOO

What is #KuToo? The #KuToo movement started in January 2019, when 32-year-old actress and writer Yumi Ishikawa tweeted about her frustration against a workplace stipulation that women had to wear high heels. Ishikawa feels that being required to wear high heels is rooted in…

7 NOV: THE END OF TRIUMPH FOR TRUMP?

What happened? Twitter has deleted more than 10,000 accounts that posted misleading tweets. These accounts were “disguised” as run by Democrats and posted tweets that discouraged people from voting in the coming elections. One of the tweets discouraged Democratic men from voting as it…

FYI MR TAN, FBI WANTS YOU

On 25 Oct, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its indictment against a Singaporean trader for allegedly helping North Korean entities evade U.S. sanctions. Tan Wee Beng, the director of Wee Tiong (S) Pte Ltd and managing director of WT Marine Pte Ltd, was…