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Several Western media outlets have reported the disappearance of Jack Ma, China’s most prominent businessman, and co-founder of e-commerce and entertainment giant Alibaba. Some reports claim Ma hasn’t been seen in public for some two months.
Three of China’s billionaire gaming executives have faced investigation, criminal conviction and death, adding to the tumult of the country’s gaming industry. Lin Qi, an executive producer for Netflix’s The Three-Body Problem, drew international attention when he died on Christmas from a suspected poisoning.
Facebook and Google are fast becoming “human rights-free zones” in Vietnam, Amnesty International warned on Dec 1, accusing the tech titans of helping censor peaceful dissent and political expression in the country.
The number of political prisoners in Vietnam has reached its highest on record, according to a tally by Amnesty International, which in a report on Tuesday accused Facebook and Google of censorship in the South-East Asian country.
Social media and smartphones briefly gave youthful Arab Spring protesters a technological edge that helped topple ageing dictatorships a decade ago as their revolutionary spirit went viral.
For months, Bui Van Thuan, a chemistry teacher turned crusading blogger in Vietnam, published one scathing Facebook post after another on a land dispute between villagers and the communist government.
The government’s efforts to improve broadband coverage in Sarawak are hampered by vandals.
Unable to protest on the streets, some in Zimbabwe are calling themselves “keyboard warriors” as they take to graffiti and social media to pressure a government that promised reform but is now accused of gross human rights abuses.
In 2017, a colleague told Adnan Ahmed Siddiqui that there was an "easy way to make money" and all he had to do was send an email address informing the recipient that he worked for Singtel.
A man in Singapore has been sentenced to 19 weeks in jail after pleading guilty to a harassment charge where he sent threatening messages to a woman through WhatsApp.