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Judge grills Meng Wanzhou’s lawyer over ‘fraud’ on day 2 of Huawei CFO’s Canada extradition hearing (Wed, 22 Jan 2020)
The second day of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s high-stakes extradition hearing got under way in Vancouver on Tuesday, with her lawyer coming under intense questioning from the judge over his claim that Meng’s alleged conduct would not have constituted fraud in Canada, failing the extradition test of “double criminality,” reported the South China Morning Post. […]
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China’s Baoshang Bank to be taken over by local governments, state firms (Wed, 22 Jan 2020)
China’s troubled Baoshang Bank will be taken over by local governments and a group of state firms as Beijing looks to shore up some of the country’s weakest lenders, reported Reuters. Financial regulators took control of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank last May, citing serious credit risks. That takeover rattled domestic markets, pushing up interbank funding […]
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China issues first industry guidelines for facial recognition payments (Wed, 22 Jan 2020)
As Chinese embrace the use of facial recognition for mobile and offline payments, an industry group issued self-discipline guidelines to prevent related risks, reported Caixin. The guidelines, released Monday by the Payment & Clearing Association of China, outline several principles that payment process providers should follow in the use of facial recognition, including user consent and […]
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China sentences former Interpol President to 13.5 years for bribery (Wed, 22 Jan 2020)
A Chinese court sentenced a senior police official who had headed Interpol to 13.5 years in prison for bribery, more than a year after he disappeared while still holding the international position, reported the Wall Street Journal. Meng Hongwei told the No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court in the port city of Tianjin that he wouldn’t appeal the […]
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China virus spreads to US, curbing travel plans and spooking markets (Wed, 22 Jan 2020)
The toll from the Wuhan coronavirus in China has risen to six deaths, with the first case being reported in the United States on Tuesday, sending markets tumbling on fears of economic damage as tourists canceled travel plans and airports stepped up screening, reported Reuters. The virus struck as millions of Chinese prepared to travel […]
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The risk of becoming infected with malware through advertising on web pages is 95% (Sat, 11 Jun 2016)
Browse plagued certain pages of advertising in the form of pop ups continued carries a great risk of infecting our computers end up with some sort of malware. This is confirmed by a study published on jtautosecurity.co.uk/ which states that “The probability that an average Internet user with a page infected after three months of navigation […]
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Japan

サウジ記者失踪~婚約者の寄稿:My Fiancé Jamal Khashoggi Was a Lonely Patriot @nytimes (Wed, 17 Oct 2018)

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記者席の小競り合い:BuzzFeed v Leigh Sales (Fri, 10 Jul 2015)

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アカウンタビリティ≠説明責任:Definition of Accountability (Fri, 27 Feb 2015)

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「テロリストは全員イスラム教徒」の嘘を数字で検証:Are All Terrorists Muslims? No (Fri, 16 Jan 2015)

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シャルリー・エブドの風刺画で不覚にも連想したもの:Charlie Hebdo cartoons remind me of.. (Sat, 10 Jan 2015)

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Korea

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