Vietnam aspires to ASEAN unity, effective coordination

Twenty-five years ago, Vietnam joined ASEAN. The image of the red flag with the yellow star in the centre of Vietnam flying alongside with the national flags of other ASEAN member countries in the Brunei sky on July 28, 1995 will be remembered as an important milestone for both Vietnam and ASEAN. A new journey started […]

With advent of digital technologies, businesses are now facing alarming vulnerabilities: Srinivasan CR, CDO, Tata Communications

India’s rapid transition to a cashless economy and entry into the digital transformation trail has exposed businesses to virulent cyber threats across the nation. According to Internet Security Threat Report by Symantec, India ranks second, after the US, in being one of the most targeted country for cyberattacks. Nearly 80 percent of these security breaches […]

‘India, ASEAN need to strengthen cyber security cooperation’

India and ASEAN need to strengthen cooperation in the field of cyber security because the challenge posed by malicious actors in the cyber space is border less and the newest arena for contestation between individuals, entities and even states, a senior official said on Monday. Secretary (East) MEA Vijay Thakur Singh, while speaking at the […]

Perseid Meteor Shower: Peak Dates For ‘Fireballs’ Over La Mesa

The rambling Delta Aquarid meteor shower continues through mid-month, so you may see a few of those, too. The Delta Aquarids are not as prolific as the Perseids, but up to 10 percent of them leave persistent trains — that is, glowing ionized gas trails that can last for a second or two after the […]

Centre’s move to ban import of 101 items will give major boost to defence sector: Amit Shah

Beginning with raising foreign direct investment (FDI) in defence manufacturing to creating a separate budget for buying locally-made military hardware and now notifying a list of weapons and defence equipment that cannot be imported, the Centre has announced a slew of measures this year to boost manufacturing in the defence sector.

Homeless men are seen sharing swigs of liquor without masks and urinating on the street outside luxury Upper West Side hotels – as it’s revealed New York ‘illegally housed pedophiles next to playgrounds’ in the neighborhood

In New York there were 634 shootings through July 12, compared with only 396 in the same period last year, according to police data. Police have made arrests in 23 percent of shootings thus far in 2020, which is below the typical rate of 30 percent. Police pictured at scene of shooting on Atlantic Avenue […]

What India’s NEP should really be

Minimise classrooms Finish classroom driven teaching for reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmetic (3R) by age 7. Reading, writing, and arithmetic, is all that is needed. Theoretically, if you have mastered the 3R, you can build up your own education to whatever extent you want, provided you have access to study materials and scholars who can guide […]

ITI, Ilantus team up to deliver Make in India Identity Access Management solutions

NEW DELHI: ITI, a state-run telecoms and defence equipment manufacturing company on Saturday joined hands with Ilantus technologies to deliver Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution to government agencies, defence and public-sector firms, amid rising concerns of cyber threats in India. Under the partnership, the two companies will deliver a single IAM products comprising all […]

Farnborough Airshow: Brexit? What Brexit?!

One New Space company that’s benefitted from this is Orbex, which delivers satellites to space. They’ve secured £30 million in government and private funding as well as support from the UK and European Space Agencies. They’re a UK company but European, too, and its CEO, Chris Larmour, says Brexit may even be good for the […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 9

Currently, Hanoi city has three PCR test machines, which can test 500-700 samples a day, and up to 2,000 samples if more machines are provided. Hanoi’s medical staff, who have been well trained, can take nearly 12,000 pharyngeal samples per day, said Truong Quang Viet, deputy director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC).