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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

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

Oct 4, 2018

Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered actress Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines but would spare her from criminal prosecution

Thai prisons testing video visits over cellphones

Oct 2, 2018

Thailand's prisons have begun testing a video conferencing system that allows long-distance visits with inmates via a social media messaging application

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

Sep 26, 2018

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook

Sep 25, 2018

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government

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