Category Archives: Information Technology

Global Freedom Declines as Chinese, Russian Info Control Practices Spread, Says Study

Chinese and Russian technology and practices in surveillance, censorship and other forms of information control are spreading and being copied around the world, mostly in authoritarian states but also in…

Report: Bangkok Tops in 2018 for International Visitors

NEW YORK – Bangkok ranked first in 2018 for the fourth straight year as the city with the most international visitors, according to an annual report by Mastercard released Wednesday.…

Thailand, South Korea Sign Cooperation Agreements, MoUs’

BANGKOK, Thailand, Thailand and South Korea signed several agreements in varied aspects of bilateral cooperation.At Government House, Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, and the visiting South Korean President, Moon Jae-in,…

3 European Nations Condemn North Korea’s Missile Launches

UNITED NATIONS – Three important U.S. allies on Tuesday condemned the “repeated provocative launches” of ballistic missiles by North Korea, saying they violate U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any such…

Rohingya Refugee Children Missing Out on Education and Viable Future

GENEVA – A study by the U.N. Children’s Fund finds more than half a million Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are not learning the life skills they need…

Study Ties Thailand’s Turmoil to Rural Poverty, Stereotypes

BANGKOK A new study of Thailand’s poor and populous northeast hopes to focus the government’s attention on helping a corner of the country that has played an outsized role in…

Australia Says No Progress in Finding Student Feared Detained in N. Korea

SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of…

Singapore PM Stirs Flap in Cambodia by Bringing up Vietnam’s 1979 Invasion

US ‘Very Concerned’ Over Growing Crackdown in Vietnam: Diplomat

The U.S. voiced strong concern in May at a growing crackdown over the last two years on dissent in Vietnam, and has urged the one-party communist state to free all…