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21 October 2016
19 October 2016
The new regulations attempt to protect children by requiring hardware companies to install surveillance software on their devices, and by promoting treatments for "Internet addiction."
18 October 2016
An 'International Day of the Girl' celebration in an internally displaced person camp in Kachin State, Myanmar highlights the lack of government protection of victims of gender-based violence in Myanmar.
Around the world, reporters are trying to get the prime minister of Timor-Leste to abandon a criminal complaint against two journalists who say he was involved in government corruption.
17 October 2016
"My animal sculptures, made from an accumulation of newspapers, might perhaps be portraying ourselves and our lives, on many levels."
"This is a substantial intervention in the Legislative Council president election in Hong Kong and will affect the autonomy of the law-making body."
In her speech, Fonia Wong Leung-fong urged young people to follow her example and work “four times harder than the average person."
14 October 2016
Every year Japanese people wait in anticipation for Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. And every year they are disappointed.
13 October 2016
Some were former activists, which has led many to question whether the Hong Kong government has a broad black list, which it shares with Macau authorities and Chinese authorities.
11 October 2016
Since they can't stop people from following the news, propaganda authorities are focusing on the more absurd aspects of the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
9 October 2016
"The cyber law is used as an effective tool to spread fear against voices who want to unmask injustices in this country."
8 October 2016
7 October 2016
5 October 2016
Chinese Authorities Shutter ‘Gongshi’ Intellectual Website, Leading Netizens to Ask: Is This ‘The End of Consensus'?
"The authorities want us to shut down the website, saying that the platform had spread wrong ideas. With dismay, we shut down. This is my report."
"Indisputably an architectural gem both locally and worldwide...it surely has the potential to develop into a tourism highlight and a cultural landmark that Hong Kong people can be proud of."
4 October 2016
Brunei's car-free day “aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and reduce the city's carbon footprint.”
"We should learn from him and do away with this VIP culture in India."
"We know this regime won’t offer us justice. Nor do they represent the interests of the victims. (But) if the people don't speak out, no one will feel the pressure."
2 October 2016
"Why has the English translation ended up like this? This is offensive to elderly people and unacceptable coming from an international city."