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Cyberterrorism: the electronic banking system at risk

Once hailed for the increased financial security it would provide, the digital revolution is now showing its dark side, with a new and potent form of digital threat. Across the world, increases in fraud are alarming consumers and leaving law-enforcement agencies faced with a task they are...

New Draft Law In China For IP Right Protection & Banning Forced Tech Transfer

China is set to address one of the key demands on trade by the United States – which was one of the reasons for the trade war, by accelerating a lawmaking process that would draft a new legislation for the protection of intellectual property rights of foreign investors and encouraging voluntary...

Trade War Main Risk In Next 6 Months For Asian Businesses: New Survey

A Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey noted a very cautious optimism within Asian companies for the last quarter of the current year as they closely watch the outcome of the trade negotiations between the US and China during the 90 day truce opt the trade war.   In the October-December quarter the...

South Korea Trying To Insulate Itself From US-China Trade War

Despite the temporary 90 day truce, the ongoing trade war between the United States and China has created a sense of uneasiness and uncertainty among Asian nations.     South Korea is one country that is attempting to undertake measures to avoid it being caught up in the trade war...

Study Blames Global Warming For Vanishing Snow In Switzerland

According to a report from the University of Geneva which was based on a study that made use of a new tool called the Swiss Data Cube that global warming could probably be the reason for the vanishing snow in Switzerland.   The report found that those areas in the country that were known to...

Brexit Anticipation Forces Away Medicine Assessment Contracts From UK

According to reports, there has been a collapse of the leadership role of the United Kingdom in evaluating new medicines that for sale in the rest of Europe as now more new work is coming its way.   The British pharma companies have been dealt a severe blow because of the decision of the...

Private Property And Foreign Investment To Be Made Legal In Communist Cuba

Communist Cuba would now encourage and “guarantee” foreign investment and the government would recognize the right to own property by private individuals. There would also no longer be concentration of power at the hands of one leader.   This is a very serious bid at constitutional reform by...

Death Due To Worsening Air Quality Could Increase In Australian Cities: Study

A new research claims that there would be more intense temperature inversion events in multiple cities in Australia as conditions of in the biggest cities in the country will worsen in the next few decades.   According to Jason Evans, a professor at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate...

New Data Shows Forest Loss Equal To One Football Field Every Second In 2017

New data from a global satellite survey suggests that every second in 2017, there was loss of forest of the size of more than one football pitch throughout the world. The loss for the entire year was of the same size of that of the whole of Italy.   Felling of trees at this huge rate -...

Saudi Women Driving Ban End Sees Women Driving, Boost To Economy Anticipated

The last ban in the world on female drivers came to an end after Saudi women took to the wheels of cars in the country at midnight on Sunday. This brought an end to a tradition that was seen as a means of women's repression in a society that is conservatively Muslim.   "It feels weird, I am...

Beijing Wants US Troops To The Korean Peninsula In Exchange For North Korea Peace: Analysts

According to analysts, China would be closely watching the scheduled meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore with an ultimate aim of seeing U.S. forces out of the Korean peninsula.   "Beijing will be advocating that the price for...

Trump Hints Possibility Of Singapore Meet, Says 'Very Productive' Talks With North Korea Ongoing

Even after willing away the proposed summit level talks between him and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, U.S. President Donald Trump has against said that dialogue with North Korea has been restarted. Trump even suggested that a summit meeting may even happen at the earlier set date and...
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