UK set to phase out Huawei from 5G network in major U-turn – reports

The UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network as soon as this year over security concerns, according to reports. Boris Johnson is set for a major policy change after GCHQ is believed to have reassessed the risks posed by the Chinese company, The Sunday Telegraph said. The prime […]

Singapore GE 2020: Jobs and businesses on the agenda for PAP, WP teams in East Coast

SINGAPORE – Jobs and businesses were the hot topics for East Coast GRC on Saturday night (July 4), as both parties contesting the five-member constituency made their pitch to voters through televised broadcasts. “We understand your anxiety about your jobs, and your families,” said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who helms the People’s Action […]

POLL: Is it time for UK consumers to buy British and show EU we won’t be pushed around?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Brexit talks between the UK’s chief negotiator David Frost and his EU counterpart Michel Barnier ended on Thursday a day earlier than planned after no trade agreement was forthcoming. Following the first face-to-face […]

Singapore GE2020: WP, PAP teams for Aljunied spell out stakes in political broadcast

In the 2015 General Election, the Workers’ Party (WP) had a close call in Aljunied GRC, when it bested the People’s Action Party (PAP) by just 2,626 votes. Recounting the result yesterday in a televised broadcast, WP chief Pritam Singh told Aljunied voters the party understands their vote has to be earned. “We have worked […]

Singapore GE2020: SDP leaders defend 10m figure that had been 'floating around'

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chairman Paul Tambyah stood by his party’s decision to press the People’s Action Party (PAP) on the question of a 10 million population target, saying the ruling party has now been forced to clarify and assure Singaporeans that there are no such plans. He said the PAP could have clarified matters […]

Singapore GE2020: Parties in the west pitch plans to voters

Political parties fanned out across the western part of Singapore yesterday, knocking on doors and walking the ground from as early as 7am to woo voters and highlight upgrading plans for their estates. Some candidates crossed paths with their opponents but kept things civil, snapping photos with supporters in the coffee shops and markets that […]