Mystery SARS-Like Virus Spreads as First Confirmed Case Emerges Outside China

A new virus from the same family as the deadly SARS disease has spread beyond China’s borders for the first time with a case emerging in Thailand, UN and Thai officials said on Monday. Thai doctors diagnosed a Chinese traveller with mild Read More …

Hong Kong police say two home-made devices found at Wan Chai school

Detectives investigating the seizure of two powerful home-made bombs at a Hong Kong school campus believe they were intended for an attack on police at a massive anti-government march over the weekend, sources said on Tuesday. The apparent bomb plot, Read More …

China ‘bans foreign computer equipment and software from state offices’

Beijing has ordered every public institution in the country to remove foreign computer equipment and software within three years, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reported that the order was made by the Chinese Communist Party’s central office earlier Read More …

UN strengthens ties with Eurasia regional body to tackle terrorism and crime

The UN chief said these interconnected issues are important to the stability and security of SCO member states “Breaking up trafficking organizations and addressing the criminal use of fixed routes is crucial to countering movements of foreign terrorist fighters and Read More …

One cyber attack can cost major APAC ports $110B

One single cyber attack has the potential to cost major Asia-Pacific ports upwards of $110 billion in damages, a figure that is equivalent to half of total losses incurred from global natural disasters last year. This can occur in an Read More …