The Big Story: Cabs, Grab or Gojek, and new measures to protect personal data

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SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' new weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

On Tuesday's (July 16) episode, senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan shares more on the findings from a comparison done by The Straits Times to determine the best value in terms of fare and time between booking taxis and private-hire cars during peak hour.

Tech editor Irene Tham talks about the new measures rolled out by the public service sector to protect personal data and their efficacy in ensuring the safety of confidential information.

Topics covered in previous episodes include the reaction to Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's announcement that the extradition Bill is dead, the change in voting age in Malaysia, Cristiano Ronaldo's visit to Singapore, The Straits Times interactive graphic on National Day songs, the impact of Google's Huawei ban on users, and a Committee of Inquiry's findings into the death of actor Aloysius Pang.

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