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2018/06/28 | AsiaGlobal Online
OPINION: Southeast Asia a Test Bed for Trust in Digital, 'Post-truth' Era
The digital era is transforming the nature of trust and credibility in democratic Southeast Asia.
2018/05/22 | AsiaGlobal Online
Drones, Data and Preempting Epidemics
Data and technology is transforming epidemiology, but the field still has many unanswered ethical questions.
2018/04/14 | New Mandala
OPINION: Social Media is Running Roughshod over Rural Malaysian Politics
Technological change is reshaping traditional political loyalties in Malaysia.
2017/12/01 | Damien Spry
Social Media has Become a Powerful Tool to Undermine Democracy
Social media has transformed from a pro-democracy beacon to a powerful tool for meddling in elections.
2017/10/14 | Fan Liya
China’s Communist Youth League Decries Twitter 'Defamation'
Party’s youth wing reiterates it has no presence on one of the world’s largest social media platforms, but fails to step up to the plate and launch an official account.
2017/10/13 | Cedric Alviani
President Xi Nails Shut Chinese Internet's Coffin
New measures including holding social media moderators responsible for content posted in their forums, the end of anonymous posting and an upcoming ban on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are the latest blows to what is left of internet freedom in China.
2017/09/10 | Ni Dandan
Chinese Video Sharing Platform Stars Bypass China’s Fame Machine
The video-sharing platform gives rise to fan-made celebrities and a growing offline Anime, Comic and Games (ACG) community.
2017/09/09 | Lu Hongyong
The People Behind China State Media’s Viral Videos
The recent BRICS summit has given government mouthpiece Xinhua a chance to launch its latest charm offensive.
2017/09/06 | Zeng Yuli
Why Young Chinese Are Crazy About Online Stickers
Web-savvy ’90s kids are defying social etiquette — and internet controls — with a barrage of self-created, sarcastic stickers.
2017/09/01 | Kenrick Davis
Backstage With China’s Smooth-Talking Emcees
With booming voices and winning smiles, commercial event hosts chase fame and fortune in a shrinking offline industry.
2017/08/30 | Rosemary Chen
Robin, the Taiwanese Chatbot Using AI to Talk to Customers in the Local Lingo
'The reason that chatbots are popular right now is not only due to technical innovation, but even more so due to the social media revolution,' says Professor Lee Hung-yi.
2017/07/03 | Zeng Yuli
Why Are China’s Old and Young at Each Other’s Throats?
Too often China's youth-dominated online culture dismisses the country’s elderly as grumpy old men and women.
2017/06/23 | Chen Na
Chinese Millennials’ Ferocious But Fragile Appetite for Viral Stores
China’s social media savvy food and drink establishments are enjoying hours-long queues, but experts warn their business model is vulnerable.
2017/05/11 | John Gillespie
Social Media Powers Citizen Resistance in Vietnamese Land Disputes
What has changed in Vietnam is the population’s use of social media, which has allowed citizens to mobilize opposition to land taking and monitor official responses to public protests.
2017/05/03 | FORTUNE
China Has Tightened Its Grip on Online News With Sweeping New Controls
China’s Cyberspace Administration will now require most online news and media outlets to obtain a license from the government.