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Leaked memo spells out Facebook’s new ‘ground rules’ restricting employee discussions about politics and religion (FB)

Facebook is bringing in new rules about how employees can discuss politics and religion internally. In an internal memo obtained by Business Insider, CTO Mike Schroepfer said the company had drawn up new guidelines for internal discussions. Much of the rules apply to Workplace, Facebook's internal communication app, and the company is investing in stronger moderation tools for it. The changes comes amid falling employee morale and some employee criticism of Facebook's political culture. You ca...
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Facebook is introducing new rules for employees about discussing politics and religion (FB)

Facebook is bring in new rules about how employees can discuss politics and religion internally. In an internal memo obtained by Business Insider, CTO Mike Schroepfer said the company had drawn up new guidelines for internal discussions. Much of the rules apply to Workplace, Facebook's internal communication app, and the company is investing in stronger moderation tools for it. The changes comes amid falling employee morale and some employee criticism of Facebook's political culture. You can r...
Tags: Facebook, Workplace, Trends, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Signal, Cnbc, Anthony Harrison, Don, Schroepfer, Mike Schroepfer, Cambridge Analytica, Business Insider Facebook, Workplace Facebook, Brian Amerige


New, Nail-Biting NYT Ads Tell the Harrowing Details of the Staff’s International Investigations

The military-run government of Myanmar is one of the most merciless regimes on Earth, but that didn't stop a New York Times reporter from giving her official minders the slip when investigating reports of an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya people. In one of two new ads in agency Droga5's ongoing campaign, we see...
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The ultimate escape in Burma

This new year we can’t think of anywhere we would rather escape to than the mysterious and magical land of Myanmar, with its serene atmosphere and wealth of experiences on offer: from floating high above the temple plains of Bagan in a hot air balloon for the most striking of views over this iconic landscape, […] The post The ultimate escape in Burma appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Burma, Myanmar, Regions, Bagan


2019: What ‘exciting’ really means.

International (A2/MNN) – Asian Access (A2) is a ministry that is usually ahead of the ‘trend’ curves in the world of missions. A few years back, they announced big goals as part of their Vision2020. (Partners/training) 20 Countries in Asia 100 Church Multiplication Teams/Networks – Japan 1000 Reproducing Churches in Japan (Image courtesy of Asian Access) A2 president Joe Handley says 2018 was a great year for implementation after years of laying a solid foundation for growt...
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Myanmar's Leader Remains Silent As Court Rejects Appeal By Two Reuters Journalists

Last week, two Reuters reporters serving prison time in Myanmar learned that an appeal to overturn their sentences has failed. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler.
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Myanmar's Leader Remains Silent As Court Rejects Appeal By 2 Reuters Journalists

Last week, two Reuters reporters serving prison time in Myanmar learned that an appeal to overturn their sentences has failed. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler.
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What goes into making the fittest Indian team in history

To beat Bahrain in their final Asian Cup group stage match, India's best clue could simply lie in how they can recreate their fitness and physical intensity of the first match against Thailand. India's strength and conditioning coach Danny Deigan offers an interesting insight, based on physical performance data in the four years that he's been associated with India. "Our highest outputs over the last four years were against Myanmar away in that first [Asian Cup] qualifier and then...
Tags: India, Football, Blog, Sport, Myanmar, Latest, Bahrain, Blog Post, Blog - Football Asia, Afc Asian Cup, Thailand India, Danny Deigan


Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar lose appeal

Myanmar's High Court has rejected the appeals of two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for breaking the Official Secrets Act while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
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Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Ruling decried as 'another injustice' against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were investigating 2017 killings of Rohingya
Tags: Myanmar, Reuters, Kyaw Soe Oo, Wa Lone


Myanmar Court Upholds Convictions of Two Reuters Journalists

U Wa Lone and U Kyaw Soe Oo, who documented mass killings of civilians, were sentenced to seven years in what appears to have been a police setup.
Tags: News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Human Rights Watch, Adler, Stephen J, News and News Media, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Rohingya (Ethnic Group, Kyaw Soe Oo, Wa Lone, Reuters Group PLC


Myanmar Court Rejects Appeal Of 2 Imprisoned Reuters Journalists

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were reporting on a massacre of Rohingya men when they were arrested and later convicted of violating the country's Official Secrets Act. They were sentenced to seven years.(Image credit: Ann Wang/Reuters)
Tags: News, Myanmar, Kyaw Soe Oo, Reuters Journalists


A Myanmar Court Has Rejected an Appeal by Two Imprisoned Reuters Reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, imprisoned for more than a year, were investigating alleged atrocities
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Myanmar, Overnight, Onetime, Kyaw Soe Oo, Reuters Reporters


Myanmar rejects Reuters journalists' appeals

Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were convicted for breaking a state secrets act in 2018.
Tags: News, Myanmar, Reuters, Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe


Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar lose appeal

Myanmar's High Court has rejected the appeals of two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for breaking the Official Secrets Act while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
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Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists convicted of violating the country’s Official Secrets Act during their reporting on the country’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, and maintained the seven-year prison terms they were sentenced to last year. Judge Aung Naing said in his ruling that […]
Tags: News, Nation, Myanmar, Reuters, Yangon Myanmar, Nation & World, Aung Naing


Reuters journalists to remain in Myanmar jail after losing appeal

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed for seven years for breaching the country’s Official Secrets ActThe two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting on the violence against the Rohingya in Rahkine state have lost their appeal, with the court upholding their guilty verdict and lengthy prison sentences.Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had each been handed prison sentences of seven years in June after they were found guilty of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act after it was cl...
Tags: Media, South and Central Asia, Press freedom, Myanmar, Rohingya, Reuters, Rahkine, Kyaw Soe Oo


Here are the Facebook execs who insiders think might leave next (FB)

Facebook has had a wave of executives leave the company in the past 12 months. With the company under pressure, there are likely to be more ousters, defections, and departures. These are some of the top execs to keep an eye on, according to company insiders. Facebook's brutal 2018 was accompanied by a wave of executive departures. As the Silicon Valley tech giant grappled with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and its role spreading hate speech that fueled genocide in Myanmar, several longtime ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Levy, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Parliament, Kevin Systrom, George W Bush, Mike Krieger, Sheryl Sandberg, Jan Koum, Business Insider, Anthony Harrison


Here are the Facebook execs that insiders think might leave next (FB)

A wave of Facebook execs have left the company in the past 12 months And with the company under pressure, there are likely to be more ousters, defections and departures. These are some of the top execs to keep an eye on, according to company insiders. Facebook's brutal 2018 was accompanied by a wave of executive departures. As the Silicon Valley tech giant grappled with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and its role spreading hate speech that fueled genocide in Myanmar, several longtime senior ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Levy, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Parliament, Kevin Systrom, George W Bush, Mike Krieger, Sheryl Sandberg, Jan Koum, Business Insider, Anthony Harrison


Billionaire tech investor Reid Hoffman said the explosive growth of tech giants like Facebook has led to major problems, but warns that regulation may not be an easy fix

Billionaire tech investor and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman is one of the most influential people in Silicon Valley. He said tech companies have lost the public's trust because they've adapted poorly to rapid growth, and need to stop being naive or stubborn. He does not believe that increased government regulation is a quick fix, because the companies in question grow too quickly. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Americans are living in a New G...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, China, US, Trends, Linkedin, Reid Hoffman, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Dell, Donald Trump, Greylock Partners, Brian Chesky


The Ultimate Bucket List: The 8 Best Travel Tours in the World

Do you want to take a trip to a foreign country? If you never have, you should! Traveling abroad helps enhance your views and knowledge of the world. You’ll see amazing sights, meet amazing people, and overall have an unforgettable experience. But here’s the issue when traveling abroad – you’re a long way from home. Things are done differently in foreign countries. From social customs to attire to paying for goods and services, you’ll experience some bumps along the traveling road. That’s why a ...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Mountains, China, Africa, Nepal, Morocco, Antarctica, Burma, Peru, Myanmar, South America, Vietnam, Madagascar, Machu Picchu, Hanoi


Cinemax Reveals Premiere Date for Strike Back Season 6

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Cinemax reveals premiere date for Strike Back season 6 Cinemax has officially announced the premiere date for Strike Back‘s upcoming sixth season. Starring Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarta, the 10-episode series is scheduled to make its return on January 25. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.p...
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Mark Zuckerberg's new year's resolution is to host public debates about the effects of tech on society (FB)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that his new year's resolution is to host public debates about the effects of tech on society. Every year Zuckerberg poses himself a challenge; they've varied from wacky to serious. His challenge for 2018 was to fix Facebook's woes after the social network came under fire for its role in spreading misinformation. But 2018 saw Facebook take a beating after it was embroiled in a string of scandals and security incidents. Now Zuckerberg is positioning himself as ...
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Mark Zuckerberg's new year's resolution is to host public debates about the impact of tech on society (FB)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that his new year's resolution is to host public debates about the impact of tech on society.  Every year, Zuckerberg poses himself a challenge — they've ranged from wacky to serious.  His challenge for 2018 was to fix Facebook's various woes after the social network came under fire for its role in spreading misinformation. However, 2018 saw Facebook take a beating, as it was embroiled in a string of scandals and security incidents.  Now, Zuckerberg is positio...
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Rakhine rebels kill 13 in Independence Day attack on Myanmar police posts

Fighting between government forces and the rebel Arakan Army renewed in Rakhine state last month Rakhine insurgents have killed 13 policemen and injured nine in attacks on four police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state as the country marked Independence Day, the official news agency said.Fighting renewed in Rakhine state in early December between government forces and the rebel Arakan Army, which wants greater autonomy for Rakhine, where the mainly Buddhist Rakhine ethnic group makes up the majori...
Tags: South and Central Asia, Myanmar, Rakhine, Buddhist Rakhine, Arakan Army, The Arakan Army


Fifteen Days in Myanmar

MYANMARMyanmar is the country that was still on my bucket list after being turned away in 2014 because I had failed to get a visa. I made sure I had the proper forms this time and I passed through immigration without a hitch. I didnt have much in th
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Murder/Kidnapping Conviction Due to False Confession

My question involves criminal law for the state of: Utah This involves the conviction of Esar Met in Salt Lake City, for the murder of Hser Ner Moo in 2008. I'll copy part of a post from Reddit to give some details and links, but the basic question is what options does that person have? 1) A false confession, using the Reid Technique, was obtained by the FBI and a Salt Lake Detective. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reid_technique 2) At the initial investigation there was substantial evidence...
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Vietnam's Viettel seeks to double Myanmar customer base: CEO

Vietnam's largest telecommunication company, Viettel, is seeking to double its five million subscribers in Myanmar by the end of the year, its president and chief executive officer Le Dang Dung told Reuters an in interview on Friday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Myanmar, Vietnam, Reuters, Viettel, Le Dang Dung


Myanmar government says Rakhine rebels kill 13 policemen

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thirteen policemen were killed and nine injured in early morning attacks Friday on police outposts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state by the insurgent Arakan Army, state media reported. The Arakan Army is a rebel group seeking autonomy for Rakhine state from Myanmar’s central government. It has no links with the Arakan Rohingya […]
Tags: News, Nation, Myanmar, Yangon Myanmar, Rakhine, Nation & World, Arakan Army, Arakan Rohingya