India rolls back privacy bill that alarmed big tech companies, works on new law

India rolls back privacy bill that alarmed big tech companies, works on new law

NEW DELHI, Aug 3 (Reuters) – India’s government on Wednesday withdrew a controversial data protection and privacy bill that was first proposed in 2019 and alarmed big tech companies such as Facebook and Google , announcing that he was working on a comprehensive new law. The 2019 law had proposed tough regulations on cross-border data … Read more

Bhutan mulls steps to avoid fallout from dwindling foreign exchange reserves – minister

Bhutan mulls steps to avoid fallout from dwindling foreign exchange reserves – minister

A girl checks her mobile phone as her mother prepares vegetables at the market in the capital Thimphu, Bhutan December 11, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI, July 28 (Reuters) – Bhutan is considering several measures to contain negative impacts on the economy from falling foreign … Read more

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of military technical assistance to Taiwan worth an estimated $108 … Read more

India blocks 119 accounts linked to Chinese Vivo in money laundering probe

India blocks 119 accounts linked to Chinese Vivo in money laundering probe

A scooter rider walks past a shopping complex with the billboard of Chinese smartphone maker Vivo in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2018 REUTERS/Amit Dave Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, July 7 (Reuters) – India’s financial crime agency said on Thursday it had blocked 119 bank accounts linked to Vivo’s … Read more

Internet shutdowns in Sudan complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

Internet shutdowns in Sudan complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

Protesters carry a banner and national flags as they march against the recent Sudanese army takeover and ousting of the civilian government, in the streets of the capital Khartoum, Sudan, October 30, 2021. REUTERS/ Mohamed Nureldin/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Activists launch two days of civil disobedience Bothered by … Read more

Taliban demand release of funds frozen after deadly earthquake

Taliban demand release of funds frozen after deadly earthquake

The earthquake killed more than 1,000 people Sanctions and frozen central bank assets are curbing the flow of funding Taliban spokesman says relief must be prioritized KABUL, June 25 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban administration on Saturday called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift the freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake … Read more

Russia Destroyed Satellite Internet in Ukraine – Western Officials

Russia Destroyed Satellite Internet in Ukraine – Western Officials

United States: a Russian hack aimed at disrupting Ukrainian communications UK: hack was ‘deliberate and malicious’ EU: Attack on Viasat caused “blind” blackouts Russia regularly denies carrying out cyberattacks NEWPORT, Wales, May 10 (Reuters) – Russia was behind a massive cyberattack on a satellite internet network that knocked tens of thousands of modems offline at … Read more