Region: Singapore

Singapore watchdog warns on social media use

Singapore’s data watchdog has criticised a local business for “excessive disclosure of personal data” in a social media spat with a former employee.

29 November 2018

Singapore to set up regulatory sandbox

Singapore’s data privacy watchdog has proposed a framework for organisations to obtain advanced approval of innovative data processing activities in a move to boost the country’s tech industry.

16 November 2018

Reed Smith hires Drew & Napier TMT lawyer

Charmian Aw has become the newest member of Reed Smith’s IP, tech and data group after over a decade at Singaporean firm Drew & Napier.

17 September 2018

Singapore privacy watchdog prohibits commercial use of identification numbers

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission has updated its advisory guidelines for local data protection laws to limit the use of national identification numbers by private sector businesses.

11 September 2018

Compliance alone is “not enough”, says Singapore watchdog

26 July 2018

Singapore begins investigations into healthcare cyber breach

24 July 2018

Singapore privacy commissioner announces new training modules

23 July 2018

Philippines privacy commissioner reports surge in complaints and notifications

23 July 2018

Singapore taekwondo federation slapped with heavy fine

28 June 2018

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