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North Korea removes warnings from Instagram accounts

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 5:20PM UTC

Instagram appears to be back to normal in North Korea after a week of warnings on user accounts saying the popular photo-sharing app had been blacklisted for harmful content.

Singapore: Teen blogger Amos Yee remanded for mental health assessment

By Tue, Jun 23, 2015 6:16PM UTC

Rogue teen blogger Amos Yee has been remanded for two weeks at Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health (IMH) to assess his suitability for a mandatory treatment order (MTO).

Burma’s government accuses newspaper of contempt of court

By Sat, Jun 20, 2015 12:56PM UTC

YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma’s Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial employees of a newspaper it is already suing for defamation, an action critics charge is an attempt at intimidation ahead of elections set for later this year.

China media: Hong Kong opposition lawmakers are ‘destroyers of democracy’

By Fri, Jun 19, 2015 3:25PM UTC

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese state media have blasted Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition lawmakers for being “destroyers” of democratic development a day after they shot down Beijing’s election blueprint for the British former colony.

Korean TV show removes Thai monk satire from Facebook page

By Fri, Jun 19, 2015 12:34PM UTC

South Korean TV show ‘Comedy Big League TV’ has removed a short parody depicting two Thai monks from it’s Facebook page after netizens in the Southeast Asian nation voiced their outrage online this week.