Tag: Censorship

Facebook says order to block States Times Review could stifle freedom of expression in...

Singapore—Facebook is deeply concerned about the order from the Singaporean Government to block access to the States Times Review (STR). The blocking of access...

Facebook shuts down Malay/Muslim news page Rilek1Corner

Singapore—Rilek1Corner, a Facebook page popular with many members of the Singapore Malay/Muslim community was shut down on December 11. According to the creators of...

Chinese netizens feel “betrayed” by Mark Zuckerberg

A trending article on WeChat paints a different picture of the once well-loved Mark Zuckerberg in China. The article titled "China’s good son-in-law’ Zuckerberg suddenly...

Backlash grows over ‘Abominable’ film’s disputed S. China Sea map

by Patrick Lee A scene in the film "Abominable" featuring a map with Beijing's disputed South China Sea claims sparked a growing regional backlash Friday,...

Aussie retailers pull #MeToo book after legal threats

Two major retailers in Australia have removed a book on Harvey Weinstein from sale, after legal threats from a man who features prominently in...

Beijing orders Chinese social and dating apps to remove “illegal content”

As part of China's growing scourge of the internet, several social apps have temporarily suspended user posting. Momo, TanTan and DingTalk are among apps...

Amazon killing Asean writers

Zieda Nazri, a young enterprising writer from Malaysia, speaks to us about the pitfalls of self-publishing in the country where arts and literature is in...

Is MDA’s censorship practice outmoded and archaic?

Officers of Media Development Authority (MDA) do not expect the public to agree with their decision, said Minister of communication and information Dr.Yaacob Ibrahim....

MDA and Rainbow

Finally, the MDA has given its reason  why the song Rainbow was not sung at the outdoor concert  by Taiwanese pop diva A-mei on...

Cops in the theatre: Pushback by artists

Just one day before Roy Ngerng and his team spoke at Hong Lim Park to a large crowd of sympathisers, a smaller group met...
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