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  • Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks
    Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks

    Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data. The announcement came as an update to …

  • Lee Kuan Yew has died rumours untrue, says Singaporean minister
    Lee Kuan Yew has died rumours untrue, says Singaporean minister

    Rumours circulating that former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died is not true, says Singaporean Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan Jin. "Rumours are circulating wildly. Many of you have messaged to ask about Lee's condition. Do continue to pray for his recovery," he said on Facebook. Local television channel Channel NewsAsia...

  • South Korean court abolishes law criminalizing adultery
    South Korean court abolishes law criminalizing adultery

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Thursday abolished a 62-year-old law that criminalized extramarital affairs, and the stock price of a prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15 percent.

  • Doctors restart antibiotics for former PM Lee Kuan Yew
    Doctors restart antibiotics for former PM Lee Kuan Yew

    In an update on his Facebook page, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has shared that his father, former MM Lee Kuan Yew, is still warded at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). His doctors have restarted him on antibiotics, and he remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation.