Media

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan

May 22, 2019

A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition

May 16, 2019

The Nation, one of Thailand's two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile

May 9, 2019

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news

May 9, 2019

Singapore passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content, report says

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean

May 4, 2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean

Supporters of Chinese billionaire's accuser decry censorship

May 3, 2019

Six Chinese social media accounts have been shut down after they advocated support for a woman who has accused the founder of online shopping giant JD.com, Richard Liu, of rape in Minnesota

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and interferes with press freedom

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin

Apr 22, 2019

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges.

Apr 22, 2019

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges.

NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Apr 20, 2019

North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave