06 August 2020


Europe ramps up controls fearing second virus wave (11)
Paris, France / Thu, August 6, 2020 / 11:45 am Staff members of a bar wear protective face masks, amid the spread of the COVID-19, in Athens, Greece, on Saturday.Europe on Wednesday tightened virus restrictions as fears of a second wave of infections spurred by the holiday season grew with the worldwide death toll crossing 700,000.
COVID-19 outbreak shutters huge Papua New Guinea mine (4)
Business COVID-19 outbreak shutters huge Papua New Guinea mine 06 Aug 2020 02:43PM PORT MORESBY: A coronavirus outbreak has forced the closure of a major Papua New Guinea mine, its operator said on Thursday (Aug 6), as the virus spreads to a remote corner of one of the Pacific's poorest nations. Ok Tedi Mining said it had decided "to immediately suspend operations for at least 14 days" after seven cases were detected at the facility near the Indonesian border.
Vietnam attends 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue (2)
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on August 5 attended the 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue to discuss cooperation orientations between the two sides and exchange views on issues of mutual concern. Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung speaks at the event (Photo: VNA) At the virtually held meeting, David Stilwell, US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, said the US always attaches great
Twitter Says Android App Vulnerability Exposed Direct Messages (1)
By Eduard Kovacs on August 06, 2020 Twitter informed customers on Wednesday that a vulnerability in its Android app could have been exploited by malicious applications to access private data. According to the social media giant, the flaw is related to a vulnerability that affects Android 8 and 9, which Google patched in October 2018. "Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android already have an Android security patch installed that protects them from this
Singapore monitoring spate of suicides among migrant workers (4)
Singapore is monitoring a recent spate of suicides and attempted suicides involving migrants which have heightened concerns over the mental health of thousands of low-paid workers confined to their dormitories in the city- state due to COVID-19. Share: Edited By: Tanweer Azam Updated: Aug 06, 2020, 10:31 AM IST Source: Reuters Highlights Singapore is monitoring a recent spate of suicides and attempted suicides
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