Experts say China is trying to position itself as an alternative security partner to the US, as it steps up ‘military diplomacy’ joint exercises.
Singapore’s Temasek cuts pay for staff over US$275 million FTX fiasco: ‘we are disappointed’
The city state’s sovereign wealth fund said its senior management and investment team were ‘ultimately responsible’ for investing in the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, which resulted in a US$275 million writedown.
As Malaysia eyes renewable energy exports to Singapore, can it stick to its ambitious energy goals?
Malaysia sees boosting renewable energy exports, principally to Singapore, as the logical way to fund its ambitious energy transition plans.
Singapore court rules Credit Suisse owes millions to a billionaire ex-prime minister
Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire businessman who amassed a fortune in Russia before serving as Georgia’s leader, put more than US$1.1 billion into a trust overseen by the bank’s Singapore subsidiary, and an employee ‘misappropriated millions’.
‘Out of the rat race’: Gen Z side hustlers carve a niche for themselves amid tough Asia-Pacific job market
Risks of the side hustle culture include overwork, stress and legal implications of holding a second job in addition to the full-time one, but some Gen Z say it helps keep their passion and interests alive.
What legal teams can learn from tech giants’ search for efficiency
The legal industry is going through rapid and systematic change as an economic downturn drives a renewed focus on efficiency.
UAE sets new rules for digital signatures and trust services
Providers of electronic transactions and trust services in the UAE will be subject to heightened requirements and obligations as the country’s new trust service provider licencing regime comes into force.
Chinese ships ignore Vietnam demand to leave area close to Russian-run gas fields in ‘worrying escalation’
The vessel Xiang Yang Hong 10 began operating in the EE zone on May 7 – the most significant incursion since 2019 – but China claims its activity is ‘legitimate and lawful’.
As Philippines tweaks US-China balance, ‘mixed messages’ could upset Beijing
Senior Chinese officials are likely to be ‘unhappy’ and ‘disappointed’ over Marcos Jnr’s moves to forge closer military ties with the US without regard for China’s sensitivities.
UK carves own path on data-related innovation under the GDPR
In the five years since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect, the data protection legislative landscape in the UK has changed significantly, with further reform on the horizon.