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China the world's biggest hacking victim, Chinese report says

China the world's biggest hacking victim, Chinese report says

Beijing security firm Knownsec Information Technology reported on Monday that Chinese organisations suffered an average of 800 million cyber attacks daily in 2018.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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Thai election looms as a major test for military influence
Election

Thai election looms as a major test for military influence

Junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha should be in the box seat to remain in power, but the opposition parties in Thailand are stirring.

  • by James Massola
As Germany, UK waver on Huawei, China rebuts chief US security claim
Techno-nationalism

As Germany, UK waver on Huawei, China rebuts chief US security claim

The decisions of the two major European powers could be a tipping point for Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker.

  • by Kirsty Needham
'Unprecedented attack' puts focus on Kashmir's homegrown militants
World Politics

'Unprecedented attack' puts focus on Kashmir's homegrown militants

The attack in which 40 Indian soldiers died last week has escalated the potential for conflict between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan.

  • by Niha Masih and Joanna Slater
Dull presidential election debates 'could drive voters away'
Indonesia election

Dull presidential election debates 'could drive voters away'

The second of five scheduled Indonesian Presidential election debates was so underwhelming that more people may join the "golput" movement and abstain from voting.

  • by James Massola
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake
World Politics

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake

Pakistan is in the grip of a debt crisis and is seeking a $US12 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund but has yet to agree to tough conditions.

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Japan PM mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
World Politics

Japan PM mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

A Japanese newspaper reported that Shinzo Abe nominated Donald Trump at the US President's request.

'We thought it was a bomb': Jakarta on edge during presidential debate
Election

'We thought it was a bomb': Jakarta on edge during presidential debate

An explosion outside a south Jakarta stadium complex has sent hundreds of people watching a presidential election debate scrambling for safety.

  • by James Massola and Karuni Rompies
Indonesia's pulp and palm oil polluters 'owe millions' in fines
Environmental Protection

Indonesia's pulp and palm oil polluters 'owe millions' in fines

Plantation companies who burned huge areas of land have failed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties meant to hold them accountable.

  • by Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
Trade talks to continue in Washington as deadline looms
China

Trade talks to continue in Washington as deadline looms

Xi Jinping said progress has been made in talks between China and the US - but he gave few details.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Tidal power among North Korea's new sanctions-proof energy technologies
Renewables

Tidal power among North Korea's new sanctions-proof energy technologies

The power-strapped country is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources that could greatly improve living standards and reduce reliance on oil imports.

  • by Eric Talmadge