SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Although Myanmar has deftly managed its relations with China and is not a Chinese satellite state, this could change due to mounting pressure over the Rohingya crisis.
A creator of the iPhone called the device “addictive.” A Twitter founder said the “internet is broken.” An early Facebook investor raised questions
More than four months after fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is known to have fled the country, the powers-that-be seem to still be
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Mount Rinjani, along with its buffer zone in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, (NTB) will be included in Unesco’s Global Geopark list this year, Indonesian officials have said. Known for its breathtaking peak and a crescent-shaped crater lake named Segara Anak,
WASHINGTON — Much of the world has soured on American leadership since President Donald Trump took office, a loss of faith that has opened up opportunities for other countries like China, Russia and Germany to assert themselves on the international stage, according to an extensive new survey of
It’s not Apple’s fault that you feel enslaved by your phone. But the company that gave the world the modern smartphone has a perfect opportunity this year to create a brave and groundbreaking new take on that device: a phone that encourages you to use it more thoughtfully, more deliberately — and a
NEW DELHI (ANN Desk) - Bitcoin's popularity in Asia has had a positive influence on other alternative cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and litecoin.
SAN FRANCISCO — One morning in October, the editors of Página Siete, Bolivia’s third-largest news site, noticed that traffic to their outlet coming from Facebook was plummeting. The publication had recently been hit by cyberattacks, and editors feared it was being targeted by hackers loyal to the
From Bourbon Street to the South Pacific pull of Fiji, destinations abound for the tourist with a strong case of wanderlust. 1. New Orleans — A one-of-a-kind US city turns 300.
TEHRAN, Iran — In a furious series of Twitter posts and statements on his website Tuesday, Iran’s supreme leader called President Donald Trump “psychotic” and repeated accusations that the United States bore primary responsibility for instigating a week of protests that rocked Iran in recent weeks.
FUJI, Japan — At a factory near the base of Mount Fuji, workers painstakingly assemble transmissions for some of the world’s top-selling cars. The expensive, complex components, and the workers’ jobs, could be obsolete in a couple of decades. The threat: battery-powered electric vehicles.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared open to negotiating a sweeping immigration deal that would eventually grant millions of unauthorized immigrants a pathway to citizenship, declaring that he was willing to “take the heat” politically for an approach that seemed to flatly
NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - China has the largest prison population in Asia, more than four times as large as India. However, when it comes to prison population rates, Thailand has the highest incarceration rate in the region