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Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

Sep 22, 2017

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok has announced on social media that he's a father

China detains man for service to evade internet firewall

Sep 18, 2017

Chinese authorities detain a software developer for selling computer services that allow internet users to evade China's "Great Firewall," which blocks access to thousands of websites, from Facebook to Google

'Proof' of Rohingya-set fires in Myanmar fails inspection

Sep 12, 2017

A Buddhist abbot told reporters he had photographic proof that Rohingya Muslims had burned their own village in Myanmar, but the images were of two Hindus the journalists had met only hours before

China's ever-tighter web controls jolt companies, scientists

Sep 10, 2017

China's campaign to stamp out use technology that allows web surfers to evade its internet filters is disrupting work and study for millions of entrepreneurs, scientists and students

Videos of alleged Muslim riot in China spark online outcry

Sep 5, 2017

Chinese internet users have flooded government social media accounts with thousands of angry anti-Islamic comments after unverified videos surfaced online showing an apparent riot by members of a Muslim minority in a northern city

After Taiwan stop, fugitive Red Bull heir's path a mystery

Sep 1, 2017

The statute of limitations on a hit-and-run charge has effectively expired against a fugitive heir to the Red Bull energy-drink fortune

Chinese activist stands trial accused of inciting subversion

Aug 22, 2017

A prominent Chinese human rights campaigner accused of inciting subversion of state power said at his trial that he had used social media to inspire distrust in the Chinese government

Thai activist gets prison for posting BBC story about king

Aug 15, 2017

A court in Thailand has sentenced a student activist to 2 1/2 years in prison on the charge of lese majeste _ or insulting the monarchy _ for sharing a BBC article about the country's new king on Facebook

Thai activist on trial for Facebook share of king profile

Aug 3, 2017

A court in Thailand's northeast has begun the closed-door trial of an activist law student arrested for sharing a BBC article about his country's new king on Facebook

China police detain Ponzi scheme suspects after rare protest

Jul 27, 2017

Beijing police have detained 67 people involved in a suspected pyramid scheme after its members held a rare, large-scale demonstration to protest the investigation

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