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Defense Secretary Embarks on Asia-Pacific Trip – Department of Defense

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis embarked yesterday on a trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, defense officials announced yesterday. Mattis will begin his engagements during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers Meeting in the Philippines Oct. 23-25. He will meet with […]

India beat Malaysia to clinch Asia Cup – The Hindu

India on Sunday ended its 10-year wait for continental triumph when it defeated a gutsy Malaysia 2-1 in a close final to clinch its third Asia Cup hockey title here. India, which won the Asia Cup in 2003 (Kuala Lumpur) and 2007 (Chennai), scored off field goals through Ramandeep Singh (third minute) and Lalit Upadhyay […]

Robot women in Asia now have human stylists – Quartz

When JiaJia, a Chinese-built robot, did a short Q&A with an AI expert earlier this, year most tech journalists focused on the delay in her responses and her less-than-brilliant answers. Many in China were struck by something quite different: her white embroidered robes and elaborate hairstyle: “Beautiful!” was a common comment. For the occasion she […]

Southeast Asia gaming and e-commerce firm Sea ends first day on … – TechCrunch

Sea, the gaming and e-commerce company holding the first major U.S. IPO from a Southeast Asian tech firm, had a bumpy start to life on the NYSE after closing the day up around eight percent on its list price of $15. The company raised $884 million from its listing, but it could surpass $1 billion […]

Hockey Asia Cup final: India vs Malaysia – LIVE Streaming, Telecast, Time in IST – Times Now

Hockey Asia Cup final: India vs Malaysia – LIVE Streaming, Telecast, Time in IST – Times Now}

A New Screening Series In LA Unveils Taiwan As Asia’s Best-Kept Secret In Cinema – Forbes

UCLA Film & Television Archive Ally Chiu stars as the title character in Taiwanese director Chen Mei-Juin’s new film ‘The Gangster’s Daughter’ At the end of Friday night’s screening of director Chen Mei-Juin’s new film The Gangster’s Daughter, the packed house at the Billy Wilder theater in Los Angeles burst into a rare sort of applause […]

New Magniber Ransomware Targets South Korea, Asia Pacific – Threatpost

Researchers identified a new ransomware family called Magniber that uniquely targets only users in South Korea and the Asia-Pacific regions. The ransomware is primarily being distributed by the Magnitude exploit kit, a primary distribution vehicle in the past for Cerber ransomware. Because of Magniber’s close affiliation to both the Magnitude EK and and Cerber, researchers […]

Harvey Weinstein: Asia Argento leaves Italy after public condemns her for speaking out about assault – The Independent

Actress and director Asia Argento has said she was forced to leave her native Italy after speaking out about an alleged sexual assault at the hands of Harvey Weinstein. The 42-year-old said she had temporarily moved to the German capital of Berlin to escape the “climate of tension” in her homeland.  One of the first of more than 50 women to speak out about […]

Southeast Asia gaming and e-commerce firm Sea ends first day on NYSE up 8% – TechCrunch

Sea, the gaming and e-commerce company holding the first major U.S. IPO from a Southeast Asian tech firm, had a bumpy start to life on the NYSE after closing the day up around eight percent on its list price of $15. The company raised $884 million from its listing, but it could surpass $1 billion […]

Asia Argento Escapes to Germany After Onslaught of Victim-Blaming … – Vanity Fair

Asia Argento, actress and film director, was one of the first women to come forward with her allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein. There are now 50 women and counting who have joined with their own stories of abuse at the hands of the former movie mogul. (The Weinstein Company board fired him and […]

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