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PostHeaderIcon Asia-Pacific Hatches Cyber Attack Plan

Asia-Pacific Hatches Cyber Attack Plan
Source : AFP

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28, 2006 (AFP) - Asia's top security forum on Friday announced sweeping plans to prevent cyber attacks on critical infrastructure and the abuse of online resources by terrorists. The Associations of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum, which includes the United States, Russia and China and is known as ARF, moved to boost counter-terrorism measures at its annual meeting in Malaysia.

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PostHeaderIcon Asia, US Hold Talks Without Defiant North Korea

Asia, US Hold Talks Without Defiant North Korea
Source : AFP
by Jun Kwanwoo

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28, 2006 (AFP) - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urged North Korea to rejoin negotiations on its nuclear programme Friday as 10 world powers held Asian security talks without the communist regime.

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PostHeaderIcon Asia To Strengthen Civilian-Military Disaster Cooperation

Asia To Strengthen Civilian-Military Disaster Cooperation
Source : AFP
by Martin Abbugao

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 28, 2006 (AFP) - Asia's top security forum, which includes the United States, China and Russia, plans to develop guidelines for civilian and military cooperation to ensure swift responses to natural disasters, officials said.

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PostHeaderIcon Missiles and Toilet Diplomacy Draw Japan Closer To Neighbours

Missiles and Toilet Diplomacy Draw Japan Closer To Neighbours
Source : AFP
by Harumi Ozawa


KUALA LUMPUR, July 28, 2006 (AFP) - Efforts to coax North Korea to nuclear talks may fail but officials say Japan scored a bonus from Asia's top security forum -- an improvement in its fraught relations with China and South Korea.

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PostHeaderIcon Rice at Asian Forum Amid NKorea Standoff

Rice at Asian Forum Amid NKorea Standoff
Source : AFP
by Danny Kemp


KUALA LUMPUR, July 27, 2006 (AFP) - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived for a regional security forum in Malaysia Thursday holding out little hope that North Korea would return to stalled talks on its nuclear weapons.

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