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Journalist jailed for online post freed from Burma prison

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:28PM UTC Journalist jailed for online post freed from Burma prison

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — A photojournalist who was arrested for mocking Burma’s leaders on Facebook has been freed.

Burma journalist arrested for satirical post

By Sat, Feb 28, 2015 6:50PM UTC Burma journalist arrested for satirical post

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Police in Burma have arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country’s leader.

Activists slam China’s most watched program for sexist jokes

By Wed, Feb 25, 2015 6:14PM UTC Activists slam China's most watched program for sexist jokes

BEIJING (AP) — China’s annual Lunar New Year variety show, which mocked unmarried women and suggested female officials provide sexual favors to get promoted, has led to online outrage and some state media to urge more attention to discrimination against women. Sexism at the gala is nothing new. But this

Upcoming FCCT panel to feature Thai political heavyweights – if the junta allows it…

By Tue, Feb 24, 2015 7:14PM UTC Upcoming FCCT panel to feature Thai political heavyweights - if the junta allows it...

The Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Thailand (FCCT) has just announced this upcoming panel discussion in March. The Future of Politics in Thailand 7pm, Wednesday March 11, 2015 Non-members: 350 Baht entry; Members: Free entry What kind if future does the military’s reform programme promise for Thailand? And will there be

Reuters Afghanistan-Pakistan bureau chief Maria Golovnina dies in Islamabad

By Mon, Feb 23, 2015 11:47PM UTC

LONDON (AP) — The Reuters news agency says Maria Golovnina, its bureau chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died at the age of 34.

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