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World shares mostly higher, defying Facebook-led tech slump

Jul 27, 2018

World shares mostly higher as investors shrug off Facebook's nearly $120 billion plunge in market value

Asian shares mostly higher, defying Facebook-led tech slump

Jul 27, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher as investors shrug off Facebook's nearly $120 billion plunge in market value

The Latest: Police say man injured setting off embassy blast

Jul 26, 2018

Chinese police say the explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only himself

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

Jul 18, 2018

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

Thai rights lawyer get 16 months prison for Facebook post

Jun 27, 2018

A Thai court has sentenced a human rights lawyer to 16 months in prison, finding him guilty of sedition for material he posted online concerning the country's monarchy

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

Thai police arrest Australian accused of selling sex cruises

Jun 19, 2018

Thai police said Tuesday they have arrested an Australian man on vice charges in a sting operation for allegedly promoting sex cruises with prostitutes on a Facebook page

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Jun 12, 2018

Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

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

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