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Why Singapore’s defence tech agency asked 300 hackers to test its systems

In the Singapore Government’s first-ever bug bounty programme, the Defence Science and Technology Agency of Singapore (DSTA) invited 300 ethical hackers from around the world to test the Ministry of Defence’s (MINDEF) internet-facing systems for vulnerabilities, or bugs. During the bug bounty project, ethical hackers tested 25 e-services from MINDEF, which ranged from medical systems […]

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Singapore: MAS to strengthen Singdollar at faster pace; expects economic growth to moderate in 2019

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is slightly increasing the pace of the Singapore dollar’s appreciation in keeping with a “modest and gradual appreciation path… that will ensure medium-term price stability”, marking the central bank’s second consecutive tightening at its half-yearly monetary policy review. The width of the policy band and the level at which […]

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Singapore Q3 GDP grows 4.7pct, slightly below forecast

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s economy expanded slightly less than expected in the third quarter from the previous quarter on an annualised basis, with growth supported by an improvement in the construction sector, preliminary data showed on Friday. The economy grew 4.7 percent in the July-September period from the previous three months on an annualised and seasonally adjusted […]

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Singapore tightens monetary policy on steady growth outlook

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s central bank tightened monetary policy for a second time this year, encouraged by steady economic growth despite worsening U.S.-China trade tensions. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which uses the exchange rate as its main policy tool, raised the slope of its currency band slightly, according to a statement on its website Friday. That […]

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Indonesia, Singapore announce currency swap agreement

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have agreed that Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) would have a currency swap agreement in facing the global uncertainty. The agreement was announced when the leaders met in Bali on Thursday. “Amid the global financial market uncertainty, cooperation is […]

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