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Official count gives Widodo election victory in Indonesia

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 08:37 PM | No Comments
Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5 percent of votes against 44.5 percent for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission’s official count announced...

Huawei crackdown could damage consumer confidence in Chinese brand – analyst

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 07:41 PM | No Comments
The lack of access to Google services on Huawei smartphones could result in a loss of consumer confidence outside of China, chief of research at CCS Insight Ben Wood said...

US temporarily eases trade restrictions vs Huawei

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 04:21 PM | No Comments
The United States (U.S.) has temporarily eased trade restrictions on Huawei to minimize disruption for customers. This will last for 90 days. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies...

Blast hits tourist bus, injuring over 10 in Cairo

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:45 PM | No Comments
An explosion hit a tourist bus near the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Sunday, injuring at least 10 people. The blast occurred in the afternoon when the bus carrying 25...

Putin has no plans to congratulate Zelenskiy on inauguration – Kremlin

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:42 PM | No Comments
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked if Vladimir Putin will congratulate incoming Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his inauguration, said the Russian president had no such plans. He said on Monday...

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy says dissolving parliament

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:40 PM | No Comments
Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday (May 20) and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats...

Palace backs review of PH-Kuwait labor deal

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Monday supported calls to review the country’s labor agreement with Kuwait in the wake of the death of a Filipina worker who died from alleged...

Existing Huawei devices safe from Google app restrictions—Android

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 04:11 PM | No Comments
Android clarified that existing Huawei devices will be safe from app restrictions after Google suspended some business with Huawei. According to Android’s official Twitter account, existing Huawei users can still...

Internet abuzz over Google suspending business with Huawei

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 12:25 PM | No Comments
Google has suspended some business with Huawei after United States President Donald Trump added Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to a trade blacklist. This includes the transfer of hardware, software and...

Online sensation Grumpy cat dies

Posted on Saturday, 18 May 2019 02:31 AM | No Comments
Grumpy cat, a feline pet that became famous online for its scowling facial expression, has died at age seven, according to its owners. In a statement, its owner Tabatha Bundesen...