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SOUTH AFRICA

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

THAILAND

Thai bookseller given jail term for royal defamation

BANGKOK, THAILAND: A Thai man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in jail for selling books that allegedly defamed the monarchy, the latest in a string of convictions under the country's notorious lese majeste law...

24 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

THAILAND

Thai junta chief defends controversial cyber law plans

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Thailand's junta chief has defended proposals for a cyber law that critics say will grant the government unprecedented surveillance powers with little judicial oversight...

29 Jan 2015

THAILAND

Thailand partially bans Uber ride-sharing service

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Thailand has partially banned services by ride-sharing application Uber, authorities said on Wednesday, as the US-based car hire business continues to grapple with regulators across the world...

11 Dec 2014

THAILAND

Thai military search online for royal slurs

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Thailand's military is bolstering its self-designated role as protector of the monarchy with increased "cyber patrols" to root out critics of the king following last month's coup.

17 Jun 2014

THAILAND

Thailand arrests infamous hacker wanted by Switzerland

BANGKOK, THAILAND: An infamous computer hacker has been arrested in Thailand at the request of Switzerland on suspicion of hacking into bank computer systems in Europe.

19 Mar 2014

THAILAND

UN urges Thailand to drop charges against website

BANGKOK, THAILAND: The United Nations has urged Thailand to drop defamation charges against two Australian and Thai journalists for a report alleging military involvement in people smuggling, warning of a "chilling effect" on press freedom.

30 Dec 2013

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