THE REEKING HEAP BEHIND THE HIV DATA LEAK

What happened? On 28 Jan 2019, the Ministry Of Health (MOH) publicly admitted that the confidential information of 14,200 people had been leaked online by an unauthorised individual we now know as US citizen Mikhy Farrera Brochez. The leaked data contained names, identification numbers,…

HIDE! THE POLAR BEARS ARE COMING!

What Happened? On Novaya Zemlya, a Russian archipelago, authorities have declared a state of emergency after dozens of polar bears invaded homes and public buildings. The archipelago has a population of around 3,000 people and now, they are afraid to get out of their…

IT’S ABOUT TIME

Hmm..what’s about time? In a slew of changes, many highly-anticipated changes to the Singapore Penal Code were proposed through the Criminal Law Reform Bill, which was first read on Monday (11 Feb). These changes were raised after the Penal Code Review Committee (PCRC) completed…

MEASLES OUTBREAKS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Three Outbreaks Madagascar is facing, as described by CNN, “its worst measles outbreak in decades”, with over 50,000 infected and over 300 dead since October 2018. The Philippines’s Department of Health recently declared a measles outbreak in its Capital, Metro Manila, and areas of…