NGO fears Lao hydropower impact

The Theun-Hinboun dam in Laos. Vientiane is waking up to the reality of the nation’s hydropower potential. Source: Wikimedia The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has...

Jakarta set to ban Grindr

Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta. Indonesia’s balancing act between gay rights and Islam is becoming increasingly problematic. Source: Wikimedia Jakarta looks poised to ban gay-dating apps like Grindr,...

Singapore targets opposition with fake-news law

A Singaporean opposition leader has been forced under the so-called fake news law to amend a Facebook post that criticised state education spending. The...

1.5m Singaporeans’ records hacked 

Hackers have stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in the Lion City's biggest ever data breach. The...

Singapore trains sent for repairs

Dover MRT station, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia A total of 26 of Singapore's 35 Chinese-made metro trains are being sent back to the manufacturer after structural...

Vietnam is SEA’s third most active tech ecosystem

Using a mobile app, truck drivers in Vietnam can now opt to pick up cargo from nearby locations on their empty vehicles during their...

Indonesia blocks Papuan internet as riots spread

Indonesia has imposed an internet blackout on the occupied provinces of Papua and West Papua as it grapples to stop riots triggered by the...

Singapore data-sharing raises privacy concerns

Hacking-prone Singapore has proposed technological reforms to allow consumers to switch between service providers without losing their data on sensitive information about loan repayments...

Malaysia vape crackdown sparks confusion

Vapes are becoming a major Malaysian export Malaysia's crackdown on its booming vape trade has caused alarm from Chinese manufacturers who export to the Southeast...

Brunei prince puts $2m into tech start-up

Medicine is increasingly moving online. Source: bookdoc.com BookDoc, a health-care technology start-up launched in Malaysia in October, has raised a seed round of financing which...

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