SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead, the company confirmed late on Wednesday. Reuters had reported the plans earlier on Wednesday, citing people familiar with them. The shift, prompted by...
  San Francisco --Twitter staff across the world were asked to work from home starting Monday in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly new coronavirus epidemic. The outbreak has spread across the world since emerging in central China late last year, killing more than 3,100 people, infecting over...
  Indonesia on Monday reported its first confirmed cases of coronavirus, after health officials in the world's fourth-most populous country hit back at questions over its apparent lack of infected patients. A 64-year-old woman and her daughter, 31, tested positive for the virus at a Jakarta hospital, said health minister Terawan...
  Bank Indonesia intervened in spot foreign currency trading as well as domestic non-deliverable forward and bond markets on Monday to stabilize the rupiah, an official said, as the currency fell 0.5 percent to the weakest since mid-January. “BI is making sure of rupiah’s stability,” Nanang Hendarsah, the central bank’s head...
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said he wants public and private transportation in the new capital city to be the first in the world that uses only autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs). “Mass transportation will be autonomous there. Private cars will also be autonomous...
Kula Lumpur, Malaysia – March 12: According to recent Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) 2019 data, nearly 1.3 Million corporates and SMEs exist within Malaysia is continuously growing. Banks are continuously trying their best to cater to these organizations (both new and existing) to ensure that the customer’s needs are catered to...
  (Reuters) - A new coronavirus that has killed more than 130 people in China is spreading to other countries, alarming health experts. Here is some of what we know - and don’t know - about the virus: WHERE DID THE VIRUS COME FROM? The virus is believed to have originated late last...
  MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration will temporarily stop issuing tourist visas on arrival to Chinese nationals to help ensure the country remained free of the new coronavirus, its head said on Tuesday. “We are taking this proactive measure to slow down travel, and possibly help prevent the...
  OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION has reached crisis status globally. It is estimated 300 million tons of plastic have entered the oceans already. Seven Clean Seas is a social enterprise based in Asia, created to remove plastic pollution from oceans and coastlines. Tom Peacock-Nazil, founder of Seven Clean Seas, said: “The global plastic...
  JAKARTA, 24 January – Indonesian President Joko Widodo instructs the higher echelons of Defense Ministry to further strengthen it’s military strategy by a better expenditure. Jokowi told this at a event in Bhinneka Tunggal Ika, Defense Ministry on Thursday. Yesterday, I had a discussion with Pak Menhan on how to improve...