Singapore 

Parliament: Proposed changes to Penal Code allow men to be considered rape victims, tackle revenge porn, Singapore News

Men can be considered victims of rape and peeping Toms, under a Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11) that will amend the Penal Code. The proposed changes under the Criminal Law Reform Bill seek to expand the definitions of rape and sexual assault to make them more gender-neutral and accommodate more scenarios. There are also provisions to introduce new offences that specifically tackle the act of voyeurism. It has been proposed that the definition of rape be expanded to include non-consensual penetration of the anus or the mouth…

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Vietnam 

Sacombank makes QR code strides – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Phạm Đức Duy (L), head of Sacombank Card Centre, Ryuji Ichikawa, deputy representative of JCB International in HCM City, sign in HCM City on January 14 an agreement to deploy JCB QR code payment service with the witness of leaders of the two sides. — VNS Photo Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Sacombank and Japan’s JCB International Co, Ltd on Monday signed an agreement to deploy the latter’s QR code payment system and launch the Sacombank JCB…

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AlipayHK wins bid to provide QR code payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR

AlipayHK, the local mobile payments partner of Ant Financial Services, said on Thursday that it has won a bid to provide QR code mobile payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR railway system. Commuters will have the option of entering MTR stations by linking their AlipayHK account to a separate MTR app, and scanning a QR code on their smartphones on the readers installed at the entry gates, according to the agreement signed between AlipayHK and MTR Corp. The new QR code method is offered in addition to the use of…

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