BRUSSELS: Just one detail in a photo uploaded online can help Yves Goethals and his team of digital detectives track down a victim of child sexual abuse. It can be a barcode on a dustbin or a logo on a shopping bag that pins down a location and helps identify a child. “We know from experience in Belgium, 90-95% of cases, when we identify the victim, the offender is not far … [Read more...] about EU eyes Big Tech to police child sex abuse online
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THE current widespread violence in Sri Lanka underscores beyond all doubt the potency of “the agony of the stomach” in the shaping of a country’s politics. The fact that economic hardship in the main led to the countrywide anti-government protests in the first place over the past few months bears this out fully. Material hardship was the trigger to the avalanche of opposition … [Read more...] about Editorial: Material hardship triggers avalanche of opposition
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda (FILE PHOTO) MANILA, Philippines — The next administration will need at least P326 billion in new revenues each year to cover the principal and interest payments for the country’s debts incurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic. House ways and means panel chair and Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said the government’s best option to raise this was through tax … [Read more...] about PH needs P326 billion yearly to pay debts
COMING from a family of teachers, Alina Ali, 15, used to dream of becoming a teacher too. But as she gets older, she feels that it might just be a lot of hard work with not much reward. “When I was in primary school, I wanted to be like my mum, who teaches in secondary school. But now, looking at how stressed she is from all the work, I’m not so sure I want to follow in her … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a teacher?
YOU’VE probably seen Wanderlust + Co’s jewels around, taking social media by storm. The Malaysian jewellery brand has built a growing global fanbase of customers, influencers and Hollywood A-listers alike. Founder and managing director Jenn Low is one of those formidable entrepreneurs who has a keen eye for style and fuelled by passion and grit, is laser focused on achieving … [Read more...] about Sustainable jewellery and mindful designs epitomise trailblazing brand