Kremlin pledges serious response in case of EU visa restrictions

This photo taken on Aug 31, 2022 shows towers and cathedrals of the Kremlin in Moscow. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) MOSCOW – Moscow will take serious retaliatory measures if the EU formally introduces visa restrictions on Russian citizens, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday. The decision, which has yet to be legalized, will significantly reduce […]

Hacker claims major Chinese citizens’ data theft, starts selling at $280k

BEIJING (AFP) – A hacker claiming to have stolen personal data from hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens is now selling the information online. A sample of 750,000 entries posted online by the hacker showed citizens’ names, mobile phone numbers, national ID numbers, addresses, birthdays and police reports they had filed. Agence France-Presse and cybersecurity […]

China to loosen entry restrictions on US citizens, transit via 3rd country now permitted

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – China will loosen entry restrictions on US citizens, allowing entrance in case of transit via a third country, notices issued late on Friday (July 1) by the Chinese embassy in Washington said, relaxing rules imposed in Beijing’s drive to curb Covid-19. China’s “dynamic Covid zero” policy, which aims to minimise the risk […]