BBC:German government warns against using MS Explorer

The German government has warned web users to find an alternative browser to Internet Explorer to protect security.

The warning from the Federal Office for Information Security comes after Microsoft admitted IE was the weak link in recent attacks on Google’s systems.

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MMirror: LKY, Thai PM and chewing gum

MMirror: LKY, Thai PM and chewing gum

One day Singapore’s LKY went to Thailand on an official visit and the Thai PM hosted a dinner for him.

LKY ordered a lobster and after he finished, he asked the host.

LKY: What can you do with this lobster shell?

Thai PM : We cannot do anything with it, we just throw away.

LKY : Oh, no. In our country, we send it to the factory and produce some prawn cracker.

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Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations

SHANGHAI, Jan 17 — Google Inc enters a second week of high stakes brinkmanship with China’s government, amid speculation the firm has decided to pull out of the world’s biggest Internet market over cyber-spying concerns.

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Fascist Police Attack on Muslims in Nairobi

Fascist Police Attack on Muslims in Nairobi

Brutal Crackdown of Peaceful Muslim Demo Turns Ugly

A Commentary by Onyango Oloo

I am writing this piece at around a quarter to five in the afternoon today, Friday, January 15, 2010, here in downtown Nairobi.

About three hours ago I finished a meeting with my friend Zahid Rajan, editor of the Awaaz magazine at the Steers cafe (formerly Afro-Unity for old University of Nairobi hands) opposite the historic Jeevanjee Gardens along Muindi Mbingu Street.

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Mg Mg Nyo: Indians in Burma

Mg Mg Nyo: Indians in Burma

Indians are common in Burma. I remember buying tea and Nan flat bread from the Kaka Shop in Monywa when I was little.We enjoyed Indian food at home. My father was friendly withevery one in Monywa and he had many Indian friends. I still canrecall some of their names’ like Manjit Singh, Basu, Choudhury,Prakash, Laxmi. My elder brother was fond of Indian films and he used to tell us about them like Arwada, Mother India etc andIndian stars like Dilip Kumar, Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Mala Singha etc.

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BBC:Spanish MP’s photo used for Osama Bin Laden poster

A Spanish politician has said he was shocked to find out the FBI had used his photo for a digitally-altered image showing how Osama Bin Laden might look.

Gaspar Llamazares said he would no longer feel safe travelling to the US after his hair and parts of his face appeared on a most-wanted poster.

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Unfair Racial Profiling by Malaysian Imm DG

Unfair Racial Profiling by Malaysian Imm DG

Dr Jacob George: Why pick on the Indians? A figure of 39,000 has been floated, but what about the hundreds of thousand of Indonesians – maybe millions? Do not forget the Filipinos in Sabah too.

The Indonesians are walking in and out of the country, setting up their colonies, taking over Chow Kit, running supermarkets, dominating construction sites. It’s only a matter of time before they ask for political electoral representation.

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