Guam boy, 10, dies as Covid outbreak threatens country’s health system

Ten people remain in intensive care. Seventy per cent of Guam’s cases have occurred in August and September, Guerrero said: “If our numbers don’t change, I’m afraid we will reach a point where our hospital is so full of Covid patients that we may not have room to treat any other ailment, and doctors may […]

World War II Code-Breaking Site Bletchley Park to Become School for Hackers

“Just as technology presents huge opportunities for our economy–so to it poses a risk,” Hammond said in a speech last month at an event in London. “Trust in the internet and the infrastructure on which it relies is fundamental to our economic future. Because without that trust in, faith in the whole digital edifice will […]

ASEAN to establish partnerships with four more countries

Regarding initiatives proposed by China, including the linking of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC) with Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative and on global security data, Deputy PM Minh said ASEAN is an open community and always welcomes partners’ initiatives that contribute to mutual development and build an environment of peace, stability and […]

Lawyers express concern over ministerial code rewrite

Wright said: “The constitutional principle to respect the rule of law and comply with our international obligations is reflected in the ministerial code – which applies to me as much as to any other minister. The code states that there is an overarching duty on ministers to comply with the law, including international law and […]

‘Iconic’ Mr Bigs among 746 crime lords busted in biggest ever crime sting after cops crack secret phone code

The phones – which have pre-loaded apps for instant messaging, the ability to make VOIP calls (technology that converts your voice into a digital signal, allowing you to make a call directly from a computer) and a kill code which wipes them remotely – have no other conventional smart phone functionality and cost around £1,500 […]

Cabinet discusses labour reforms, to push remaining 3 Codes in Monsoon session

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One-Third of Finns Have Downloaded the Country’s New Covid-19 Tracking App

Previously, Norway’s Smittestopp (“Stop infection”), one of the first national coronavirus contacts-tracing apps to be launched in Europe, was suspended after the country’s data protection watchdog raised concerns that the software poses a disproportionate threat to user privacy, including by continuously uploading people’s location. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) agreed to delete user […]

TikTok to join EU code of conduct against hate speech

“Our ultimate goal is to eliminate hate on TikTok. We recognise that this may seem an insurmountable challenge as the world is increasingly polarised, but we believe that this shouldn’t stop us from trying,” TikTok’s head of trust and safety for EMEA Cormac Keenan said in a statement.

Greece says new insolvency code gives ‘second chance’ to debtors

“They (debtors) can have a new start without the burdens of the past, just only one year after the relevant court decisions on bankruptcy,” a senior official who helped draft the bill told Reuters. Under the current rules, debtors have to wait for decades before their debts are written off.

Two UAE Cricketers Provisionally Suspended For Breaching ICC’s Anti-Corruption Code

The article 2.1.3 is specific to match fixing. It states, “Seeking, accepting, offering or agreeing to accept any bribe or other Reward to: (a) fix or to contrive in any way or otherwise to influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of any International Match; or