13 Mar '11, 4pm

MH Blog: Twitter has emerged as a useful disaster alert service. Khazmin wonders if we can tap on that for Total Defence.

All thoughts are with Japan at the moment in the aftermath of Friday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake. The full extent of the damage caused by the earthquake and the ensuing tsunami is still unclear. Officials state the current casualty toll at about 1,000 although that figure may skyrocket way past the 10,000 mark; tens of thousands are still missing; and there's a partial meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plants. And you thought you had a bad day at the office? Like many others, I had a blow-by-blow update of the disaster via Twitter, rather than newspapers or radio. Tweets were coming in fast and furious from various news wire agencies, folks on the ground and everybody on Twitter it seemed. What started like an innocuous tsunami-alert tweet quickly snowballed into something far more ominous as pictures and live feeds came streaming through. It's not the first time Twitter ha...

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Tweets

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scdf.gov.sg 15 Mar '11, 6pm

General News Information e-Services Downloads Kids Corner Publications Podcast Vodcast FAQ Useful Links Building Professio...

Twitter ordered to give WikiLeaks data to US (via ST iPhone App)

Twitter ordered to give WikiLeaks data to US (v...

straitstimes.com 12 Mar '11, 12am

Twitter was ordered to hand over data of three users in contact with the WikiLeaks website. -- PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON -...

Indonesian defence minister in S'pore for official visit: SINGAPORE: The Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Pur...

Indonesian defence minister in S'pore for offic...

channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 7am

SINGAPORE: The Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Purnomo Yusgiantoro, called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for D...