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Fears the Year of the Rabbit could bring about a wave of abandoned pets
Animal welfare groups in Malaysia and Singapore have urged consumers to not buy rabbits on an ‘impulse’ and look into what it takes to care for them

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

19, Jan, 2023 @6:54 AM

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‘Billionaire biffo’ shines light on hugely ambitious $30bn Sun Cable solar project
The row between Mike Cannon-Brookes and Andrew Forrest reveals the technical, economic and even geopolitical hurdles to completion

Peter Hannam

12, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Twitter reportedly makes more cuts to online safety teams
A dozen people based in Dublin and Singapore who moderate content and monitor hate speech believed to have been let go

Danya Hajjaji and agencies

07, Jan, 2023 @11:48 PM

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Lost and found: how a Facebook post led to the ‘chocolate chip’ toadstool
The sighting of a ‘magnificent’ specimen of the Amanita sculpta, not seen in Singapore for 80 years, shows how the public can aid in conservation efforts

Graeme Green

22, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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New York and Singapore top the list of world’s most expensive cities in 2022
Sydney sneaks into Top 10 as rising energy prices send inflation soaring globally, Economist Intelligence Unit survey finds

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s given a voice to many’: chaos at Twitter sparks real fears for free speech in south-east Asia
Social media has been crucial to pro-democracy protests across the region, from Myanmar to the Milk Tea Alliance in Thailand and Hong Kong

Fiona Kelliher in Phnom Penh

10, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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All sizzle, no steak: how Singapore became the centre of the plant-based meat industry
The first country to approve the commercial sale of cultivated meat has engaged its tech industry to become a global hotspot for alternative protein projects

Donna Lu

05, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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TikTok tells European users its staff in China get access to their data
Privacy policy update confirms data of continent’s users available to range of TikTok bases including in Brazil, Israel and US

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

02, Nov, 2022 @3:56 PM

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Boris Johnson to be keynote speaker at blockchain conference in Singapore
Former PM will address meeting to discuss global ‘migration to the digital economy’

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

01, Nov, 2022 @7:04 PM

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Slippery, hungry, sometimes angry: Singapore struggles with ‘unparalleled’ otter boom
Numbers have doubled, with occasional attacks on humans and fish ponds prompting relocation efforts

Fiona Kelliher

23, Oct, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Singtel confirms 2020 data breach after cyber-attack on Optus
Parent company of Australian telco says that the personal data of 129,000 customers and 23 businesses was obtained in a cyber-attack two years ago

Josh Taylor

10, Oct, 2022 @3:00 AM

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Terra founder wanted by Interpol tweets he is making ‘zero effort’ to hide
Search for crypto entrepreneur Do Kwon after Luna and UST collapse drags down rival currencies

Alex Hern

27, Sep, 2022 @4:05 PM

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