Policymakers around the world are faced with a new challenge that is cyber vigilantism. We investigate the issues it raises as well as the solutions that have been presented so far.
China has mounted a global campaign to develop and share its vaccines in a venture termed as ‘vaccine diplomacy’. Should countries be wary of possible strings attached to participating in the venture, or do the benefits of an effective vaccine outweigh the costs?
From Fox News to CNN, BBC, or RT and down to the hundreds of others that follow, what is the difference? If all the stories they report are the same, why are there so many media outlets? Although there is some truth behind the stories they report, it is the angle in which it is covered that is different. All while discarding those important marginalized topics that they deliberately choose to throw away as it is of insignificance to them and their advertiser’s agendas. Every news outlet has its own political agenda to push. As they have their own political agenda, they also decide where they want you to look at and where they want you to turn your head away from.
Owning the latest electronic gadgets or having unfettered internet access at home may seem to be common or ordinary to many of us. Yet, in today’s digital age, millions of people globally remain disconnected and have no access to electronic devices. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted this divide – Why does this divide still exist? What can society do to bridge this digital gap? The IAS Gazette endeavours to answer these questions in this article.
What is a stateless democracy? This article explores the democratic experiment of Rojava to better understand what constitutes statelessness, and what a stateless democracy can do.
Climate change is often regarded as one of the most profound global challenges by most governments and Singapore is no exception. In recent times, climate activism has been on the rise and is now a global movement – but, why does it remain so difficult to take action on the climate crisis? In this article, The IAS Gazette explores reasons behind this crucial inaction.
Can we confidently say that ASEAN is ready to radically adopt technology across MSMEs and businesses? Connectivity in ASEAN is greatly fragmented and implementing technology will be a great feat. Cyber illiteracy and lack of information to business owners seem to be the biggest hurdle in the process of digitising ASEAN. That said, the ASEAN Digital Masterplan and ASEAN Connectivity 2025 hopes to serve and guide member states in transitioning into this emerging digital age.
Despite having gained recognition and success worldwide, Korean artists still experience a glass ceiling due to the racism and discrimination rampant in the Western music industry. These artists are only acknowledged as successful when they accomplish extraordinary achievements, while others are not subjected to these standards.
Widespread protests have erupted across Indonesia after the People’s Representative Council passed the Omnibus Law, and some have turned violent. We highlight what the law is all about and why it is controversial.