HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s leader says it is impossible to ban social media such as Facebook so authorities in the communist nation instead should provide accurate information to inform public opinion. The website of the state-run Young People newspaper reported that Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Thursday told
The hunt for people suspected of breaking Thailand’s draconian lèse majesté law continues, with the military junta even looking to extradite those who have fled abroad while ultra-royalist vigilantism at home reaches a new absurd low.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police are investigating after small firebombs were thrown at the home and business of a pro-democracy media magnate in an apparent intimidation attempt.
A series of new orders and proposals suggests that Thailand’s military government has taken further steps to monitor and censor online content in continued efforts to curtail criticism of itself and the country’s monarchy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department is voicing deep concern that three brothers of a Washington-based journalist from a Chinese minority group have been imprisoned in China in retribution for his reporting. The journalist reports in Uighur language for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia. The Uighurs are a
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