Friday, 31 August 2018

Collecting NRIC numbers and making copies of the identity card will be illegal from Sept 1, 2019


From Sept 1 next year, it will be illegal for organisations to collect, use or disclose NRIC numbers or make copies of the identity card, under stricter rules spelt out on Friday (Aug 31) by the Personal Data Protection Commission.

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Far from a ‘debt trap’, China’s belt and road allows countries like Myanmar to leapfrog poverty


Andre Wheeler says Western critics overlook the holistic and long-term benefits that China’s multilateral infrastructure investment programme brings to countries like Myanmar. What’s more, they aren’t offering any alternatives

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Singapore stands by its HSR and water pact obligations, says Vivian


Singapore yesterday reiterated that upholding international law and respecting the sanctity of international agreements is a tenet basic to its foreign policy.

Malaysia chose not to review water pact in 1987, says Vivian


KL didn't ask for revision then as it would have affected price of water sold to Johor