Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Malaysian Insider News Website Blocked by Authorities for Posting ‘Unverified’ Report on Government Corruption

news website celebrated its eight-year anniversary on February 25, 2016 by creating mirror sites and updating its social media pages because it was blocked by the Malaysian government. The order was issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia...

FRIM Research Gallery closed from 28 Feb to 2 March

Please be informed that the FRIM Research Gallery will be closed from tomorrow until 2 March.The gallery will resume normal opening hours on Thursday, 3 March 2016. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.For the normal operating hours or more

Saudis conduct military exercises with 20 states

Armed forces from 20 countries have begun manoeuvres in northeastern Saudi Arabia that the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has described as one of the world's biggest military exercises.Troops from Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan a...

BIMP-EAGA: Transport is main hurdle

More than 300 delegates from the sub-regional grouping within the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) attended the three-day Strategic Planning Meeting (SPM) here last week where they concluded that connectivity remains the major challenge to the ...

Private Sea Search for Rohingya to Commence Next Week

An organization credited with rescuing 13,000 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea says it is launching a new mission in Southeast Asian waters to aid Rohingya refugees who take to the seas. The operation in and near the Andaman Sea

China’s South China Sea Actions Have Led to ‘Self Isolation,’ US Defense Chief Says

China's actions in the South China Sea have led to "self isolation," galvanizing regional neighbors to turn against Beijing, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter.Carter told lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday that Chi...

Nasdaq Completes Acquisition of Marketwired

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Marketwired, a leading global provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals. Nasdaq announced its intent to acquire Marketwired on February

Mitel Reports Record December Quarter Revenues

Cloud Revenues Grow 44%, Mobile Segment Revenues Grow 73% Non-GAAP Revenues and Earnings Per Share Exceed Consensus Estimates Non-GAAP revenues of $335.7 million exceed consensus estimates of $332.4 million Record Non-GAAP EPS of $0.29 exceed consensus of $0.27 Adjusted EBITDA1

Covisint Recognized as Supplier of the Year by SAIC General Motors

DETROIT and SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), the leading Cloud Platform for building Identity and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has announced it has been recognized as a supplier of the year by SAIC

Philippines Rally Demands Beijing Stop South China Sea Militarization

Protesters demanding that China stop its militarization of the South China Sea demonstrated outside Beijing's consulate in Manila Thursday.More than 100 demonstrators gathered to call on China to withdraw from the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands.T...