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Chinese activist stands trial accused of inciting subversion

Aug 22, 2017

A prominent Chinese human rights campaigner accused of inciting subversion of state power said at his trial that he had used social media to inspire distrust in the Chinese government

China police detain Ponzi scheme suspects after rare protest

Jul 27, 2017

Beijing police have detained 67 people involved in a suspected pyramid scheme after its members held a rare, large-scale demonstration to protest the investigation

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great Firewall

Jul 20, 2017

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls

China users report WhatsApp disruption amid censorship fears

Jul 18, 2017

Users of WhatsApp in China are reporting widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be blocked at least partially by Chinese authorities

70-year-old YouTube hit redefining beauty in South Korea

Jul 14, 2017

South Korean grandma and YouTube star Park Makrye redefines beauty and life as a senior

China controls information about ailing Nobel Prize laureate

Jul 12, 2017

As China faces mounting pressure to let imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo go overseas for cancer treatment, it's fighting back with a familiar strategy: information control

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

May 26, 2017

One of the Chinese government's most vocal, and dogged, critics will finally fall silent

Arrested Thai activist getting S. Korean human rights award

May 18, 2017

A Thai law student arrested for sharing an article about the country's new king that was posted on Facebook is this year's winner of South Korea's most prestigious human rights award

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

May 17, 2017

A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system opposed by Beijing

18 injured in China knife attack; suspect shot, arrested

May 10, 2017

Police in northern China say 18 people were injured when a man attacked people on a city street with a knife

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