Bounty issued for Taiwanese trio who fled to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau has posted a NT$250,000 (US$8,100) bounty for information leading to the arrest of blogger Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), her ...

Taiwanese Canadians vow to track down fugitive blogger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Angry Taiwanese Canadians have formed a Facebook group to track down the whereabouts of Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), a blogger better known as Lady Nai Nai (貴婦奈奈), who fled to Canada wit...

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Taiwanese blogger, plastic surgeon husband flee to Canada to evade fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famous Taiwanese blogger Su Chen Tuan (蘇陳端), her cosmetic surgeon husband, and father-in-law have been charged with fraud and have fled to Canada where they are seeking "r...

Amnesty International calls on Poland not to deport Chechen

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amnesty International is calling on Poland not to deport a Chechen video blogger and critic of Chechen authorities who is being sought by Russia. The human righ...

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Pakistan's journalists complain of increasing censorship

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani journalists, who have taken on military dictators and been beaten and jailed in the pursuit of a free press, say they now face a form of censorship that is more subtle but n...

Trump on verge of giving up best chance to secure wall money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's loyal supporters cried "Build the wall!" throughout his 2016 presidential campaign. Come 2020, they may well still be chanting for Trump to make good on his signature ...

Chechen critic fears for his life as he faces deportation

MOSCOW (AP) — A gravelly voice rings out from the phone's loudspeaker: "Aren't you scared of me?" The man on the screen, 32-year-old Chechen video blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, frowns...

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Egypt releases prominent activist blogger

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have released a prominent activist and blogger who had criticized the government after more than seven months of detention. Lawyer Gamal Eid says hi...

Exile won't stop Vietnamese blogger from highlighting abuses

HOUSTON (AP) — Forced into exile in the U.S., Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh is without her homeland but not without hope. Quynh and her family are beginning their lives an...

Facebook shuts 20 pages claiming to be Ethiopian broadcaster

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A major Ethiopian broadcaster says Facebook has shut 20 pages that falsely used its name. Fana Broadcasting Corporate's announcement comes as Ethiopians ...

Major hotels in China inspected after room cleaning expose

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese tourism ministry has asked authorities in Beijing, Shanghai and three provinces to investigate room cleaning at 14 major hotels after hidden camera video showed workers usin...

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean

BEIJING (AP) — At least four major international hotel chains have apologized after a hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online. The Shangri-La ...