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JJ Robinson on the Maldives’ Return to Democracy
by Shannon Tiezzi on Oct 31, 2020 at 4:42 pm
Two years after a surprise opposition victory in the polls, Maldivian democracy is still tenuous.
Expanded Malabar Exercise to Start on November 3
by Abhijnan Rej on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:58 pm
After a gap of 13 years, Australia will take part in the India-Japan-United States naval exercise. However, from the looks of it, don’t expect too much from it.
The PLA’s New Push for Military Technology Innovation
by Dr. Marcus Clay on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:14 pm
As the U.S.-China technological competition intensifies, the Chinese military has created new mechanisms to accelerate military innovation. Will they succeed?
US hospitals brace for flood of Ryuk ransomware
by Mark Jones on Oct 30, 2020 at 4:46 pm
The FBI and other agencies have warned of an imminent threat of ransomware attacks on America’s healthcare industry An attack could wreak devastation, seeing hospitals having to revert to ‘manual’ methods Hospitals across the US are bracing for aggressive cyberattacks that could threaten patient care amid the national rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations after security companies… Read more » The post US hospitals brace for flood of Ryuk ransomware appeared first on TechHQ.
Australia, Japan, US Trilateral Partnership to Fund Undersea Cable for Palau
by Abhijnan Rej on Oct 30, 2020 at 3:17 pm
As the U.S. and its allies compete with China, the North Pacific is emerging as a key battleground.
Can Pompeo’s Visit to Sri Lanka Offset China’s Influence?
by Patrick Mendis and Dominique Reichenbach on Oct 30, 2020 at 3:09 pm
The U.S. secretary of state had little success in swaying the Rajapaksa administration away from its pro-China bent.
Rights Groups Urge Australia to Release Inquiry Into War Crimes in Afghanistan
by Joshua Mcdonald on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:31 pm
The inquiry comes amid a volley of investigations by Australian media outlets into the alleged war crimes and the “culture of impunity” that enables such violations.
Taiwan Has ‘Brunch With Tsai’ After Her LGBT Support Angers Prayer Breakfast Organizers
by Nick Aspinwall on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:16 pm
The president’s breakfast date was canceled at the last minute over her support for the LGBT+ community. Taiwanese internet users weren’t having it.
With New Offensive Weapons Package, Trump Administration Goes All-in for Taiwan
by Bonnie Girard on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:10 pm
The sale of new missile systems stretches the concept of “defensive” weaponry to its limit.
Will cybersecurity pros be ousted by automation?
by Haris Elias on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:31 pm
Recent findings suggest that more younger people are worried about job security as organizations increasingly embrace automation and AI/ML to help strengthen IT security teams Professionals within cybersecurity are tasked with defending very expensive, digitalized companies from increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. We already know that’s a stressful gig that takes a hefty mental toll. But… Read more » The post Will cybersecurity pros be ousted by automation? appeared first on TechHQ.
Has Gilgit-Baltistan’s Election Made Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Relevant Again?
by Umair Jamal on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm
The autonomous region is a powerful card in the hands of Pakistan’s opposition as it pushes against the Imran Khan government and the military establishment.
Does the internet need more — or just better — regulation?
by Mark Jones on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:09 pm
There are companies today that objectively know more about us than we do ourselves — that are able to predict our preferences and decisions while they exist only in our subconscious. The thing is, this is no secret. While just how advanced are the data collection and crunching capabilities of Google and Facebook et al… Read more » The post Does the internet need more — or just better — regulation? appeared first on TechHQ.
Controversial Movie About Cricket Legend Creates Dissatisfaction Among the Tamil Community
by Jeevethan Selvachandran on Oct 30, 2020 at 11:51 am
The Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan is perceived to be close to the Rajapaksa brothers despite being an ethnic Tamil.
Rebuilding Marawi: Too Early for Congratulations
by Gus Miclat on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:08 am
Peace might have returned to Marawi, but the social conditions underpinning the region’s radicalization persist.
Pompeo Concludes Anti-China Tour in Vietnam
by Sebastian Strangio on Oct 30, 2020 at 4:50 am
Despite progress in some areas, Pompeo has struggled to sell his administration’s stridently anti-China policy.
What Will Vietnam Look for From the Next U.S. Administration?
by Hanh Nguyen on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:13 am
Vietnam hopes for more nuanced, multidimensional U.S. engagement as it seeks to enhance its strategic autonomy.
Laos Opens Fast-Track Service for Chinese Travelers
by Sebastian Strangio on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:11 am
The announcement is a sign that China will play a central role in Southeast Asia’s recovery from the economic downturn of COVID-19.
Can the Past Be Prologue? India and Its Narratives
by Abhijnan Rej on Oct 29, 2020 at 9:30 pm
A new book by a former Indian spy chief raises questions about how the world should see India – and how India should see itself.
India and the US Are Expanding Their Space Cooperation
by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan on Oct 29, 2020 at 6:56 pm
Space Situational Awareness (SSA) is a very specific subfield, but an increasingly important one for safeguarding space operations.
Hong Kong Is Still an Irreplaceable Financial Gateway for China
by Simon Shen on Oct 29, 2020 at 6:18 pm
Hong Kong is still China’s financial gateway to the world. What happens if the West pulls back?