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China bans books by pro-Hong Kong protest author

By Tue, Oct 14, 2014 4:46PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Publishers and bookstores say Chinese authorities have ordered books by Chinese-American scholar Yu Ying-shih to be removed from sale, as Beijing expresses displeasure with a writer who has shown support for pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong and elsewhere. It was not possible to immediately confirm the ban,

Cambodia detains 3 over death of journalist

By Mon, Oct 13, 2014 2:43PM UTC Cambodia detains 3 over death of journalist

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police have detained three men believed to be linked to the shooting death of a local journalist who was investigating illegal logging in the country’s east.

Chinese paper blames US for Hong Kong protests

By Sun, Oct 12, 2014 12:40PM UTC Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather at Hong Kong's Mongkok district. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese state-run newspaper is blaming an American organization for being behind the pro-democracy protests that have rattled Hong Kong.

How China’s media has reported the Hong Kong protests

By Fri, Oct 03, 2014 12:57PM UTC China has been heavily censoring Weibo posts during the protests. Image taken from Weiboscope website.

It was hardly a good National Holiday to begin with: Beijing was soaked in rain, a gray sky looming low on a wet capital. It was made even worse for Chinese policymakers by Hong Kong’s present to the motherland: the biggest protest to challenge the central government since the days of Tiananmen.

‘The Irrawaddy’ news website defaced by hackers

By Fri, Oct 03, 2014 11:56AM UTC The Irrawaddy editor Aung Zaw. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A website covering news about Burma has been defaced by hackers a few days after its director won a prestigious press freedom award.

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