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Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map

May 15, 2018

US clothing retailer Gap apologizes for selling T-shirts with incorrect map of China

Man imprisoned in Vietnam for posting dissent on Facebook

May 10, 2018

A court in Vietnam has sentenced a Facebook user to 4 ½ years in jail for posts that the court said distorted the political situation in the country and opposed the ruling Communist Party and the state

Backlash sparked over pressure to stop China student #MeToo

Apr 25, 2018

Students have launched a petition against China's Peking University amid a rare public outcry against the elite school's handling of a decades-old alleged rape case

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

Vietnam activist sentenced to 13 years on subversion charges

Apr 10, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the government

Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn't controlled hate speech

Apr 6, 2018

Civil society and rights groups in Myanmar say Facebook has failed to adequately act against online hate speech that incites violence against the country's Muslim minority

Facebook faces Indonesia investigation over privacy breach

Apr 6, 2018

Indonesia says Facebook is being investigated over the privacy breach of its Indonesian users.

British show's take on rendang curry riles Southeast Asians

Apr 4, 2018

Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy

Thai magazine editor in trouble over anti-pollution posting

Apr 3, 2018

A magazine editor has apologized to a governor in northern Thailand after he threatened her with criminal charges for posting on Facebook a painting of ancient kings wearing pollution masks

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