Ex-Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou indicted over secrets leak

/ Mar 14, 2017

Ex-Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou indicted over secrets leak

Prosecutors in Taiwan on Tuesday indicted the island’s China-friendly ex-President Ma Ying-jeou over the leaking of classified information involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful opposition lawmaker. The Taipei District Public Prosecutor’s Office found after a six-month probe that Ma broke laws on the ...

/ Mar 13, 2017

Abe ally elected mayor in Yamaguchi, beating incumbent

A former secretary of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was elected mayor of Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, on Sunday, beating the incumbent and another contender. Shintaro Maeda, 40, backed by the Liberal Democratic Party and running for the first time, prevailed over Mayor Tomoaki Nakao, 67, ...

/ Mar 13, 2017

U.K. political parties warned of Russian hacking threat: report

A British intelligence agency has told political parties to protect themselves against potential cyberattacks, citing allegations that Russian hackers tried to influence last year’s U.S. presidential election. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ spying agency, said it had written to ...