Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Journalist who helped bring down Najib’s government returns to a ‘reforming’ Malaysia | South China Morning Post

Journalist who helped bring down Najib’s government returns to a ‘reforming’ Malaysia | South China Morning Post: Once denied entry to the country where she was born, Clare Rewcastle Brown has been welcomed back with open arms and selfies

Hitman offers to return to Malaysia to tell full story of Mongolian model’s murder | South China Morning Post

Hitman offers to return to Malaysia to tell full story of Mongolian model’s murder | South China Morning Post: Sirul Azhar Umar, who is in immigration detention in Sydney, says he will help reveal what happened in 2009 murder case, if he is pardoned

Asia falling out of love with rice as new wave of superfoods make their way onto dining tables | South China Morning Post

Asia falling out of love with rice as new wave of superfoods make their way onto dining tables | South China Morning Post: Lunchtime in Taipei’s Ximending district is a test of wills and patience as tourists and locals jostle at restaurants and street stalls to choose between steamed and fried dumplings, flat and thin noodles, stuffed pancakes, grills and desserts....

Thailand: thousands of police block Bangkok march by 200 protesters on fourth anniversary of coup | South China Morning Post

Thailand: thousands of police block Bangkok march by 200 protesters on fourth anniversary of coup | South China Morning Post: Government House and surrounding streets have been declared a no-go zone by police for the opposition march marking four years since a May 22, 2014, coup

Mount Merapi eruption 2018: people ordered to stay away as Indonesia’s most active volcano rumbles | South China Morning Post

Mount Merapi eruption 2018: people ordered to stay away as Indonesia’s most active volcano rumbles | South China Morning Post: A series of eruptions at Mount Merapi in 2010 killed almost 350 people and authorities are taking no chances

Singaporean man admits to stealing Facebook log-in details to ask for topless photos from friends of account-holders | South China Morning Post

Singaporean man admits to stealing Facebook log-in details to ask for topless photos from friends of account-holders | South China Morning Post: Suspect is the first prosecuted under cybercrime rules revised last year

Rohingya militants massacred Hindus during Myanmar’s violent upheaval, Amnesty International says | South China Morning Post

Rohingya militants massacred Hindus during Myanmar’s violent upheaval, Amnesty International says | South China Morning Post: Myanmar has faced a flood of international condemnation for the its persecution of the Rohingya, who are stateless and have been targeted by bouts of communal violence

North Korean restaurants operating in Cambodia, generating cash for Kim regime and defying UN sanctions | South China Morning Post

North Korean restaurants operating in Cambodia, generating cash for Kim regime and defying UN sanctions | South China Morning Post: The cash-only restaurants are part of a network that at its peak had more than 100 outlets across China, Southeast Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe

All Malaysian ministers to get a 10% pay cut as part of government's austerity measures: Mahathir, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

All Malaysian ministers to get a 10% pay cut as part of government's austerity measures: Mahathir, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore: Business Insider - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the salaries of all ministers would be cut by 10% as part of the new government's cost-cutting measures. Reuters The Cabinet in…. Read more at businessinsider.sg

Malaysian state-linked media, often criticised for slavish support for Najib Razak, wastes no time backing new government | South China Morning Post

Malaysian state-linked media, often criticised for slavish support for Najib Razak, wastes no time backing new government | South China Morning Post: Malaysia’s main media outlets have long been tightly controlled through laws such as the printing presses and publications act

Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks - BBC News

Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks - BBC News: Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.

The world's biggest database of hacked passwords is now a Chrome extension that checks yours automatically — Quartz

The world's biggest database of hacked passwords is now a Chrome extension that checks yours automatically — Quartz: Choosing a strong password is an essential move in guarding against hackers. But even if your password checks all the right boxes, you still may be using one that's been breached—or one that's been used so often that it's one of the most common for hackers to try. That's more common than you might think. An...

Former Harvard classmates unleash attacks on Kushner ahead of reunion | TheHill

Former Harvard classmates unleash attacks on Kushner ahead of reunion | TheHill: Jared Kushner’s former Harvard classmates are expressing their displeasure with President Trump's adviser and son-in-law ahead of festivities for their 15th reunion.

Prominent donor threatens GOP over DACA - POLITICO

Prominent donor threatens GOP over DACA - POLITICO: Former Exelon chairman John Rowe said he is tightening the spigot of money to GOP lawmakers who refuse to sign onto a discharge petition that would force a vote on legislation related to Dreamers.

How the Mueller Investigation Could Play Out for Trump - The New York Times

How the Mueller Investigation Could Play Out for Trump - The New York Times: If Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, finds evidence that Mr. Trump broke the law, he will have decisions to make about how to proceed. We explain them.

Marawi: Philippine city still left in ruins a year after siege | Philippines News | Al Jazeera

Marawi: Philippine city still left in ruins a year after siege | Philippines News | Al Jazeera: Civic leaders and residents demand transparency from President Duterte over the rehabilitation of southern city.

Turkey Hands Life Sentences to 104 People Over Coup Attempt - The New York Times

Turkey Hands Life Sentences to 104 People Over Coup Attempt - The New York Times: Two crucial witnesses turned against fellow defendants and revealed details of the failed effort to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2016.

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization - The New York Times

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization - The New York Times: The president’s hint of flexibility came after North Korea declared last week that it would never agree to unilaterally surrender its weapons and threatened to cancel a June summit meeting.

Democratic voters choose outsiders in primary elections - The Washington Post

Democratic voters choose outsiders in primary elections - The Washington Post: Fresh faces with compelling life stories beat out candidates with deeper political pedigrees in Democratic primaries across several Southern states.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding - The New York Times

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding - The New York Times: Many elements of Saturday’s ceremony bridged Meghan Markle’s African-American identity with the black British one that she was about to enter.

Meet the Members of the ‘Shadow N.S.C.’ Advising John Bolton - The New York Times

Meet the Members of the ‘Shadow N.S.C.’ Advising John Bolton - The New York Times: The new national security adviser has been quietly taking advice from a few longtime associates. Some have business interests that overlap with the National Security Council.

The constitutional crisis is here - The Washington Post

The constitutional crisis is here - The Washington Post: The Justice Department wants to mollify the president. The Republican leadership in Congress has been silent as a mouse. That’s how uncrossable lines are crossed.

The Banana States of America - The Washington Post

The Banana States of America - The Washington Post: We’re living in a tyranny of buffoonery.

Monday, May 21, 2018

How did Google get so big?—60 Minutes - CBS News

How did Google get so big?—60 Minutes - CBS News: 60 Minutes reports on the power of Google, a company whose critics say has stifled competition

US Sen. Bernie Sanders announces Senate re-election bid - The Washington Post

US Sen. Bernie Sanders announces Senate re-election bid - The Washington Post: Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he will run for re-election on an agenda that would prioritize working families.

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China’s repugnant campaign to destroy a minority people - The Washington Post

China’s repugnant campaign to destroy a minority people - The Washington Post: An archipelago of “reeducation” camps has sprung up to exterminate Islam.