Daily Archives: May 18, 2015

Press Releases: An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both

SECRETARY KERRY: (Applause.) Well, good afternoon, President Yeom. Thank you very much for a generous introduction. Distinguished guests, all, I’m delighted to be here and I want to thank the university, and particularly Park No-young, the Director of the Cyber

Entrepreneurs' Organization Announces New CEO (PR Newswire)

— Global entrepreneur assumes top post in premier organization for entrepreneurial leaders — ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer community of entrepreneurs, introduced Vijay K. Tirathrai of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as the organization’s

Kept afloat by hope – the endless odyssey of the Rohingya

A day or two before departing on a smuggler’s boat, a group of Rohingya gather at a safe house. KUALA LUMPAR, 18 May 2015 (IRIN) – Faizal Ahmad* has just spent six months at sea, in an open boat crammed

Burundi Coup is a Failure

The reinstated president is now citing vague external threats of terrorism, possibly in order to justify a crackdown. “Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has made his first public appearance since a coup attempt last week. At a news conference Sunday at

Malaysia rejects any more migrants as crisis worsens (Al Jazeera)

May 18, 2015 Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia to hold high-level talks amid growing humanitarian crisis involving Rohingya refugees. Malaysia has continued to reject taking in more migrants stranded on boats off Southeast Asia’s shores, despite growing international pressure. The Southeast

IronOne partners Bangladesh's Robi for paperless meetings (Daily Financial Times (Sri Lanka))

IronOne Technologies of Sri Lanka has partnered with Robi Axiata Ltd., a leading mobile phone company in Bangladesh, to facilitate paperless Board and Senior Management Committee meetings using IronOne’s ‘BoardPAC’ software solution. It is expected that the iPad-enabled paperless board

The world in photos: May 11-17 (China Daily)

Spanish bullfighter Paco Urena is gored by a Pedraza de Yelte’s ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, May 12, 2015. [Photo/IC] Here’s a look at some of the most striking images from major

Malaysia Airlines sells stake in travel services company (dpa German Press Agency)

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on Monday said it was selling its stake in a service provider to the travel industry in the region, as part of its restructuring. The sale of its indirect 8.84-per-cent share in Abacus

Malaysia to hold 3-nation talks over migrant crisis (The Straits Times)

But Kuala Lumpur unable to lock in crucial meeting with Myanmar MALAYSIA will hold talks with Indonesia and Thailand this week as it seeks a solution to the crisis in the three countries’ shared maritime border, where thousands of Rohingya

Long ban on pork from Malaysia lifted (The Straits Times)

AVA approves one Sarawak slaughterhouse RAW pork from Malaysia is back in markets here, marking the end of a more-than-decade-long import ban on the product. The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) recently approved the import of frozen pork from a