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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tackle root causes to combat piracy in Southeast Asia

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Tackle root causes to combat piracy Nowhere has as many pirate attacks as Southeast Asia. The region's growing global economic clout increases the likelihood ... though; longer term, poor coastal communities have to be deterred from turning to piracy in the first place. The initial approach has to be the same as for Somalia. Piracy had threatened ...

  2. News - Asia - PIRACY

    Southeast Asia overtakes Somalia as hub of global pirate attacks

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Crackdown in Africa has seen surge in raids, mainly in Malacca Strait Southeast Asia new hot spot for piracy Southeast Asia has become the world's hot spot for piracy after an international crackdown slashed the number of hijackings off the coast of war-torn Somalia, the UN says. Last year, 28 boats were attacked in the western Indian Ocean ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Sundance redux: the best of the fest

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by James Mottram

    ... Nets is a US-Somalia-Kenya co-production directed by Cutter Hodierne. Dealing with Somali piracy, it tells the story of Abdi (Abdikani Muktar), a young fisherman who reluctantly turns to piracy ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan rebel leaders accuse US of piracy over oil tanker

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tripoli Rebel accuses US of piracy over tanker A Libyan rebel leader has accused the United States of behaving like pirates after US naval forces seized an oil-laden tanker that had sailed from a rebel-held port. Ibrahim Jathran's defiant speech dampened hopes of a quick peaceful settlement with the government to end a blockage of three oil ports his men took ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India drops anti-piracy charges against Italian marines

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:35pm by Reuters

    ... two Indian fishermen under a tough anti-piracy law, a government lawyer said on Monday, offering a chance to end a diplomatic row between the two countries. Italy had strongly opposed India ... and Salvatore Girone under the anti-piracy section of the Suppression of Unlawful Acts. He gave no reason. “We want to delete the anti-piracy clause,” he said. The men can still be tried under India’s ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SOFTWARE PIRACY

    Kim Dotcom vows to appeal as NZ ruling upholds US piracy arrest

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington A New Zealand court on Wednesday ruled that the search warrant used in the arrest of Kim Dotcom on US online piracy charges was legal, dealing a blow to the internet ... warehouse and should not be held accountable if stored content was obtained illegally. The US Justice Department counters that Megaupload encouraged piracy by paying users who uploaded popular ...

  7. News - World - PIRATED GOODS

    US names ‘notorious markets’ for piracy, counterfeiting

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:18am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... on intellectual property rights. Froman said the markets were selected for the “notorious” label “because they exemplify concerns about trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy on a global basis ...


    China detained almost 60,000 suspects for piracy in 2013

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 09:51am

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The authorities on the mainland arrested nearly 60,000 for intellectual piracy last year in a sign they are serious about clamping down on the multibillion ... yuan. China’s rampant piracy and widespread production of bogus goods is a major irritant in its relations with trading partners. Gao said that Chinese police had co-operated with Interpol, ...

  9. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    PM John Key set to win New Zealand vote despite ‘dirty tricks’ allegations

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:42am by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... Kim Dotcom, to get across the line. Cunliffe has previously ruled out working with Dotcom, who is fighting extradition to the United States, where he is wanted on internet piracy charges. ...

  10. Shipowners alarmed by long-range piracy threat

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anti-piracy patrols by international naval forces. Precautions can include blocking entry points on ships- sometimes with barbed wire- priming fire hoses and shutting off location transmitters, as well as registering with international anti-piracy flotillas. Bowring said captains may have to start considering precautions well before the 60th meridian. Commander John Harbour, spokesman ...




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