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Technology 15 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Google donates RM36.6mil to fight modern slavery

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bGoogle is donating US$11.5mil (RM36.6mil) in grants to fight modern slavery and its hold on 27 million people worldwide, the technology company said.

Technology 15 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Customs goes with Smartag’s RFID solution

b>PUTRAJAYA:/bSmartag Solutions Bhd has entered into a two-year agreement to implement and operate its Secured Trade solution with the Royal Malaysian Customs.

TECH 25 Aug 2014 | 6:09 PM

Philippines hunts new suspects in new 'sextortion' ring

Philippine police arrested eight suspects and are hunting more in connection with an Internet extortion racket that has victimised hundreds of people in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau, an official said Saturday.

TECH 18 Sep 2014 | 2:20 PM

China to crack down on trafficking in "foreign brides"

Chinese police will clamp down on websites that sell men group tours to meet "foreign brides" in South-East Asian countries, as the practice leads to human trafficking and prostitution, the state-run China Daily reported.

TECH 20 Oct 2014 | 7:29 AM

South Korea tries to ease cyber surveillance fears

South Korea is trying to ease worries about online privacy after a domestic chat app lost customers to a foreign rival because of fears prosecutors in one the world's most wired countries might get access to online conversations.

TECH 03 Dec 2015 | 6:00 AM

Canada's national police force launching cyber crime unit

Canada's national police force said it would create a team of cyber crime investigators to fight hacking attacks on the federal government and other major targets.

TECH 03 Feb 2016 | 1:00 AM

Contest picks brains of technologists to fight forced labour

A cellphone tool to survey working conditions of Ghanaian fishermen and a mobile system to collect forced labour data are among the finalists in a global competition to harness technology to identify enslaved workers in supply chains, organisers said.

TECH 29 Feb 2016 | 11:30 PM

New technology aims to speedily repatriate South Asia's trafficked children

Charities in South Asia are piloting new software which aims to speed up the repatriation of rescued victims of human trafficking who have been smuggled from countries such as Nepal and Bangladesh and forced into slavery in India.

TECH 04 May 2016 | 6:30 AM

App to identify poorest girls in India can help prevent trafficking: charity

A tablet-based application that helps to identify some of the poorest girls in eastern India has the potential to prevent human trafficking, early marriage and child labour, according to a charity which has developed the app.

TECH 20 May 2016 | 1:30 AM

Disappearing phone booths spur innovation at India child helpline

India's much vaunted mobile telecom revolution has caused a lot of anguish at the country's only toll-free emergency helpline for street children and children in distress.