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  • ASEAN Cyber Challenge Exposed in New Interpol Probe 25 Apr 2017 04:42 The Diplomat Magazine Anti-cybercrime operation offers yet more evidence of the scale of the problem in Southeast Asia. An anti-cybercrime operation led by Interpol has revealed nearly 9,000 malware-infected servers and hundreds of compromised websites in Southeast Asia, the …
  • Indian Football - Subrata Paul fails doping test 25 Apr 2017 04:34 SportingNews.com In what will come across as shocking news, Subrata Paul has landed in hot water after the failure of a drugs test conducted by the National Anti-Doping agency (NADA). The All India Football Federation (AIFF), to this effect, has received a written …
  • New app allows user to 'walk a mile' in a Rohingya refugee's shoes 25 Apr 2017 04:17 Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ping on Kathijah's phone. The Rohingya girl picks up the message, it is from her brother Ishak in Myanmar."Kat, r u safe?" he writes. "It was a raid, they found us. Had to run,…
  • The Star's editor-in-chief appointed ANN chairperson 25 Apr 2017 04:13 The Malaysian Star BANGKOK: The Star's editor-in-chief Datuk Leanne Goh of Malaysia has been appointed the Asia News Network chairperson for the period 2017/2018. The appointment was made by the Executive Board of ANN, an alliance of 22 media from 21 countries over …
  • Benazir Bhutto was a watered-down socialist: Hafiz Pasha 25 Apr 2017 03:41 The Dawn Hafiz Pasha | Arif Ali, White Star A little known fact about Hafiz Pasha is that, in the early 1970s, he served as what he calls a "minor speech-writer" for Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. A product of the febrile student politics and radical atmosphere of …
  • Box-Pak boosts capex to RM200m 25 Apr 2017 03:17 The Sun Daily BATU CAVES: Box-Pak (Malaysia) Bhd, which slipped into the red last year, is bumping up its capital expenditure (capex) this year to RM200 million for new machinery and expansion of facilities. Group CFO Ooi Teik Huat said RM60 million has been allocated …
  • Myanmar Military Won’t Accept Revision of Peace Agreement: Deputy Commander-in-Chief 25 Apr 2017 02:29 Relief Web Myanmar’s powerful military will not accept any revisions or amendments to a nationwide cease-fire agreement it signed in October 2015 with eight ethnic armed groups in order to accommodate remaining militias that have refused to sign or have been …
  • World Bank, AIIB pledge to deepen cooperation 25 Apr 2017 02:20 4-traders The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank signed an agreement on April 23 to strengthen cooperation and knowledge sharing between the two multilateral financial institutions. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and AIIB …
  • Pak cueists inch closer to knockout phase 25 Apr 2017 01:16 The News International KARACHI: All the three Pakistani participating cueists, Mohammad Sajjad, Asjad Iqbal and Mohammad Bilal, inched closer towards securing their places in the knockout phase of the 33rd ACBS Asian Snooker Championship 2017 being staged in Doha, Qatar. A …
  • Vancouverite Catherine Shin talks ‘fight-or-flight’ role working for the UN 25 Apr 2017 01:07 Globe and Mail Next time you complain about your workplace – the bad coffee or the annoying co-workers – spare a sympathetic thought for Catherine Shin. When the Vancouverite goes to work, her challenges are a little more monumental: negotiating peace between rival …