Media

Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Mar 19, 2019

International journalists' organizations are raising concern over press freedom in South Korea after the ruling party singled out a reporter over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in

Philippine news site critical of Duterte loses court appeal

Mar 12, 2019

A Philippine appeals court says an online news site critical of President Rodrigo Duterte violated a constitutional ban on foreign ownership of news media, but says revocation of Rappler's license should be reassessed

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Mar 8, 2019

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Japanese media report that Nissan Motor's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released on bail.

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese media report that Nissan Motor's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released on bail.

Thai political party slammed with 'fake news' charge

Mar 5, 2019

The deputy leader of an up-and-coming political party contesting Thailand's general election has become the latest target of online content laws after unwittingly sharing a false news article

Facebook prohibits foreign-funded ads for Indonesia election

Mar 5, 2019

Facebook is prohibiting political ads for Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections that are purchased from outside the country

Chinese state media: Detained Canadians stole state secrets

Mar 4, 2019

China's state news agency says two Canadians detained on suspicion of harming national security acted together to steal state secrets

Chinese rights lawyer returns home after 2-year sentence

Mar 4, 2019

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who recently completed a two-year prison sentence on national security charges has returned to his parents' home in central China after he briefly went missing upon his scheduled release

Ken Moritsugu named to lead AP's news coverage of China

Mar 1, 2019

The Associated Press has named Ken Moritsugu, an accomplished reporter, editor and news leader with extensive experience in Asia, as its new Greater China News Director

In a summit first, Kim Jong Un takes US media questions

Feb 28, 2019

Making history at summit with President Donald Trump: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un answers impromptu questions from American reporters