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2016/10/03 | Edward White

Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China

Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.

2017/01/05 | Edward White

Chinese Bloggers Who Exposed Thousands of Protests Remain in Detention, No Trial

Two Chinese bloggers who detailed thousands of public protests await formal charges six months after being detained. There have also been reports of torture.

2017/09/08 | Nevin Thompson

The Strange Case of the Japanese Plastic Surgeon Who Admires Nazis

'For the time being, Takasu, by all accounts, remains unapologetic about his statements, despite the overwhelming evidence of the Nazis’ atrocities, and despite criticism of his remarks both in Japan, and, increasingly, abroad.'

2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee

China Takes Internet Censorship to New Level

China intends to 'foster a healthy, positive Internet culture' by purging comments by its nearly 700 million Internet users.

2017/02/07 | Ivan Labayne

The Changing Power of Rumors

Rumor sharing, or ‘pasa-bilis,' played a crucial role in the eventual overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. Today it finds one of its most supreme expressions in the form of the internet, only with a different function, Ivan Labayne writes.

2016/11/16 | Federico Sferrazza

How the Internet Is Empowering China’s Older Generation

China is teaching its senior citizens how to use the Internet, from online banking to social media apps.

2016/11/16 | Chublic Opinion

People’s Republic of Spiritual Rednecks

China's Internet reacts to news of the new U.S. president.

2016/10/26 | The Japan Times

Alarming Assault on the Internet in the U.S.

Last week's crippling cyberattacks in the U.S. are a harbinger of the digital future and the ever more visible vulnerabilities of a networked world.

2016/10/18 | Malaysiakini

No More Internet at Work for Civil Servants?

Malaysia is to study separating Internet from public sector work computers, following Singapore's lead.

2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan Tunes Out of TV

Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.

2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.

2016/10/13 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Cautioned on Copying Singapore Internet Control Model

'It is not just incumbent upon Malaysians but also companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo!'

2016/08/25 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Yourator

A new Taiwanese company wants to help the local start-up scene and encourages young people to take the road less traveled.

2016/08/23 | Edward White

China’s Latest Website Rules Shows Beijing is ‘Re-Centralizing News’

China’s move to tighten control of online news portals is just the latest effort by Beijing to assert party dominance over original news and other content.

2016/07/25 | Edward White

Beijing Shuts Down Investigative, Political Online News Programs

Beijing has banned original reporting in online news programs in what many commentators see as the latest move to restrict political dissent in China.