KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s The Edge media group says the government has suspended its publishing permits for three months over reports alleging fraud by controversial state investment fund 1MDB.
Worries are growing about the whereabouts of a freelance Japanese journalist, last heard from one month ago in Syria.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burma (Myanmar) court has found two newspaper editors guilty of violating the country’s media law by insulting the president, and fined each of them 1 million kyat ($809).
A little more than a year has passed since Thailand’s ruling junta revoked the passport of Japan-based academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun.
London-based whistleblower website ‘Sarawak Report’ defied Malaysia’s censors Monday by offering a new, unblocked url where readers in Malaysia could access all content this week.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong faces new charges
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 6:10PM UTC
Chinese stock index jumps 5.3% as Asian stocks rise
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 5:08PM UTC
China detains 11 over deadly Tianjin port blast
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:59PM UTC