Boat With 185 Rohingya Refugees Lands in Indonesia’s Aceh

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — A boat with 185 Rohingya refugees landed on the shores of Indonesia’s Aceh province on Sunday, a local disaster agency official said, following hundreds who arrived late last year fleeing desperate conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh.   Over half of those who arrived around 2:30 p.m. Sunday were women and children, […]

Thailand Introduces New Entry Regulations as China Reopens Border

BANGKOK — Thailand will require international travelers to show proof they are fully vaccinated for COVID before flying to Thailand, according to the country’s aviation regulator, as it prepares for more tourists after China reopened its border on Sunday.   The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand said in a statement Saturday that starting early Monday, […]

Seven boats catch fire on Thailand’s Mak Island on Saturday night

Six speed boats and a wooden tour vessel, moored at a wharf on Mak Island, off the eastern province of Trat, were destroyed by fire last night (Saturday).   The fire is reported to have started at about 7pm in one of the boats and quickly spread to the others, which were all moored close […]

China ends quarantine for overseas travellers

China lifted quarantine requirements for inbound travellers on Sunday, ending almost three years of self-imposed isolation even as the country battles a surge in Covid cases.   The first people to arrive expressed relief at not having to undergo the gruelling quarantines that were a fixture of life in zero-Covid China.   And in Hong […]

Aims to enhance OT exposure detection capability by identifying misconfigured connected devices Seeks to improve overall security of customers and partners in the OT environment

Schneider Electric and BitSight announcement.jpg.jpg Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and BitSight, the leader in detecting and managing cyber risk, today announced a strategic partnership to develop a first-of-its-kind global Operational Technology (OT) Risk Identification and Threat Intelligence capability. In recent years, both opportunistic and advanced […]