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China TV show pulled over explosive crotch grenade scene

By Thu, May 21, 2015 5:37PM UTC

Talk about a bombshell. A popular Chinese television drama has been pulled off air over a scene where a hidden grenade is pulled from a woman’s crotch during an amorous scene.

In Southeast Asia, Facebook becomes a hotbed of anti-migrant sentiment

By Tue, May 19, 2015 12:49PM UTC

Authorities in the countries directly affected by the Southeast Asian migrant crisis are becoming increasingly concerned about anti-migrant sentiment on social media.

Singapore: Campus magazine article mistaken for political flyer

By Tue, May 19, 2015 7:53AM UTC

What was thought to be a political flyer distributed by People’s Action Party (PAP) activists outside the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) has turned out to be an article on the last page of a free campus magazine ‘Fresh Grads’.

Amos Yee retracts apology, claims bailor ‘technically’ molested him

By Sat, May 16, 2015 8:08AM UTC

Amos Yee has retracted his apology for falsely alleging that his former bailor Vincent Law molested him. “Yeah I lied, again… I wasn’t really going to tender an apology to Vincent,” Yee said on his Facebook page at about 2am on Saturday morning. In a long, expletive-laden, blog post, Yee

Heavy sentence will send ‘chilling signal to society': Amos Yee’s lawyers

By Thu, May 14, 2015 8:31AM UTC

“The whole idea of freedom is that people should feel and sense the freedom,” said Amos Yee’s lawyers in a nine-page plea for Amos Yee to receive a light sentence.