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Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

Jul 18, 2018

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

Thai rights lawyer get 16 months prison for Facebook post

Jun 27, 2018

A Thai court has sentenced a human rights lawyer to 16 months in prison, finding him guilty of sedition for material he posted online concerning the country's monarchy

Thai police arrest Australian accused of selling sex cruises

Jun 19, 2018

Thai police said Tuesday they have arrested an Australian man on vice charges in a sting operation for allegedly promoting sex cruises with prostitutes on a Facebook page

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Jun 12, 2018

Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Man imprisoned in Vietnam for posting dissent on Facebook

May 10, 2018

A court in Vietnam has sentenced a Facebook user to 4 ½ years in jail for posts that the court said distorted the political situation in the country and opposed the ruling Communist Party and the state

Vietnam activist sentenced to 13 years on subversion charges

Apr 10, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the government

Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn't controlled hate speech

Apr 6, 2018

Civil society and rights groups in Myanmar say Facebook has failed to adequately act against online hate speech that incites violence against the country's Muslim minority

Facebook faces Indonesia investigation over privacy breach

Apr 6, 2018

Indonesia says Facebook is being investigated over the privacy breach of its Indonesian users.

British show's take on rendang curry riles Southeast Asians

Apr 4, 2018

Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy

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