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The Latest: Father denies abusing fleeing Saudi daughter

Jan 9, 2019

Police in Thailand say the father of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum abroad denies physically abusing her or trying to force her into an arranged marriage, two of the reasons she gave for her flight

Facebook rebuts Vietnam claims over alleged illegal content

Jan 9, 2019

Facebook is defending itself against allegations that it allows illegal content in violation of Vietnam's cybersecurity law

Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman

Jan 8, 2019

Thailand's immigration police chief has met with officials from the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, as Saudi Arabia tries to distance itself from accusations that it attempted to block a young woman's effort to flee from her family and seek asylum abroad

Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

Jan 7, 2019

Authorities say a young Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse by her family and wants asylum can stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by U.N. authorities

The Latest: Saudi woman leaves Bangkok airport hotel room

Jan 7, 2019

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who was stopped in Bangkok as she was trying to travel to Australia for asylum to escape alleged abuse by her family has left her Bangkok airport hotel room for temporary admission into Thailand

Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

Jan 6, 2019

Saudi woman uses social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family as Thai authorities hold her en route to Australia

Critique of Thai Miss Universe gown linked to royal insult

Dec 20, 2018

A Thai social media influencer who criticized a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family

Facebook purges more Myanmar accounts for misrepresentation

Dec 19, 2018

Facebook has announced its third and biggest purge of military-linked accounts in Myanmar, where critics have charged the social network did too little to block inflammatory material that fueled hatred, particularly against the Muslim Rohingya minority

Dolce & Gabbana accused of insulting China; blames hackers

Nov 21, 2018

Dolce & Gabbana has apologized for insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in conversations on Instagram but denied that it was responsible

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

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