Tag: IMDA

Our Digital Singapore: Primary students in S’pore will begin learning how to code in 2020

Singapore – In the digital era, coding is an essential tool and language that provides a competitive advantage. On July 10 (Wednesday), Minister for Communications and Information, S Iswaran, announced an initiative that aims to give students of Singapore this edge in a digital world. The...

SingPost unaware that the postman who threw away residents’ mail in Ang Mo Kio has special needs

Singapore — The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said on May 21 (Tuesday) that the postman who had thrown away undelivered mail for Ang Mo Kio residents is an individual with special needs. The 29-year-old postman's deed was discovered when a suburb resident had chanced...

UPDATE: After IMDA geoblock, Singapore Herald, formerly STR, moves content to Patreon

Despite a geoblock from Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) on Saturday, December 15, the contentious Singapore Herald, formerly the States Times Review, continues to publish articles on Patreon, a crowdfunding website. The Singapore Herald is connected with Alex Tan, the man behind The States Times...

IMDA Films Act Tabled In Parliament

By: Obbana Rajah The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) had its amendments to the Film Act tabled in Parliament at the end of February 2018. This was after a month-long public consultation phase in December 2017. The proposed amendments to the Film Act received much backlash...

TOCL Returns S$5K Advertising Income to Monsoons Book Club Upon Orders from MCI Minister

Yaccob Ibrahim, Minister for Communication and Information (MCI), has ordered The Opinion Collaborative Limited (TOCL) to return S$ 5,000 from advertising sales it allegedly collected on behalf of The Online Citizen (TOC) from Monsoons Book Club. TOCL appealed to the MCI after the Info-communications Media Development...

SGX in partnership with IMDA to spur IPOs

The Singapore Exchange announced on Wednesday a partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to facilitate accredited companies to list on the exchange and shore up the bourse’s appeal as a listing destination. “Through this memorandum of intent, both parties aim to lower the access barriers...

M1, Singtel, Starhub to shut down 2G network

As from April 1 - and this is not an April fool's joke - the mobile network operators (MNOs) – M1, Singtel and StarHub – will shut down their 2G network in stages across Singapore. The shutdown will be completed by 18 April. With this,...