Last week, broadcast journalist Yang Lan, who was dubbed by CNN as China’s Oprah, visited the University of Washington to talk about
BEIJING (AP) — Google is hiring dozens of marketing and technical employees in China to defend a shrinking market share against local rivals after closing its Chinese
By Cara Anna The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s Twitter-like microblogs are facing new threats of censorship. The country’s top microblogs either are down for maintenance or now display a “beta” tag to indicate they are in a testing phase, though they have been operating for months. Users worry that the explanations are cover-ups […]
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam, often criticized by Western governments and international groups for its poor human rights record, has published the first issue of a human rights magazine to help counter what it calls “erroneous and hostile allegations,” state media reported last Thursday. The official Vietnam News Agency quoted Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem […]
SINGAPORE — Last month, The New York Times Co. apologized and agreed to pay Singapore’s prime minister and his two predecessors approximately 160,000 Singapore dollars ($114,000) for a story that described the city-state’s leaders as an Asian political dynasty.
When the conflict over censorship between China and Google broke out in January, I asked a Microsoft executive about his thoughts on the issue. He said Google will most likely pull out of China since its Chinese market is minor compared to Google’s global market share.
State media lashed out at Google over the weekend with editorials accusing the search giant of helping forces abroad attack China and its laws, while calling efforts to pressure the country over its Internet censorship “ridiculous” …
BEIJING (AP) — China sharply rebuked the United States on Monday, Jan. 25, denying involvement in any Internet attacks and defending its online restrictions as lawful after Washington urged Beijing to investigate an attack against Google.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Pressing for freedom on China’s own turf, President Barack Obama said Monday, Nov. 16, that individual expression is not an American ideal but a universal right that should be available to all.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Hours before the art show was to open to the public, the censors arrived and the grilling began. Under their watchful gaze, the nine artists performed parts of their works, aware that every movement could arouse suspicion.