State-funded network censors film on Uighurs, reports Asia Sentinel Australia is forever lecturing other countries, particularly small ones like Fiji, on rights and freedoms so it is particularly shocking to learn of the censorship practiced by the state-funded Australia Network to please China, largest buyer of its minerals. The domestic Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) may...
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — State-controlled media say a Vietnamese journalist who exposed police corruption has been arrested on suspicion of giving a bribe that he then wrote about in his newspaper. The Thanh Nien newspaper says Hoang Khuong was taken into custody on Monday. It says Khuong, a reporter for the Tuoi Tre newspaper, posed...
Burma’s Information and Culture Minister Kyaw Hsan met executives of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization, members of Motion Picture Censor Board and Video Censor Board, and responsible persons of script writers, film directors, actors, supporting actors, technicians, producers, managers, editors, video (central) and background music layers at the hall of Myanmar Motion Picture Enterprise (Head...
BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand sentenced a U.S. citizen to two and a half years in prison Thursday for defaming the country’s royal family by translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the king and posting them online. The 55-year-old Thai-born American, Joe Gordon, stood calmly with his ankles shackled in an...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean government agency is launching a team to examine Facebook and Twitter posts and smartphone applications for illicit content. The Korea Communications Standards Commission said Wednesday that the team is needed to deal with a growing volume of such content online. The team will in part target violations...
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