'The internet is dead in Iran': Protests targeted by shutdown
The death of Mahsa Amini has triggered the biggest street protests in years, prompting a sweeping security crackdown and curbs on internet and phones.
US considers crackdown on memory chip makers in China
The crackdown, if approved, would involve barring the shipment of US chipmaking equipment to factories in China that manufacture advanced NAND chips.
Ant, Alibaba plan for less intertwined future after China crackdown
Authorities are wary about once-freewheeling 'platform economy' companies crowding out smaller rivals and the risks they pose, though there are signs now that the clampdown is being gradually eased.
China approves 60 new games, sparking hopes of end to tech crackdown
Officials in China – the world's biggest gaming market – rolled out a series of restrictions last year as part of a sweeping government campaign to rein in huge tech firms.
Cardinal’s arrest deepens alarm over Hong Kong crackdown
Retired cardinal Joseph Zen, one of the most senior Catholic clerics in Asia, was among a group of veteran democracy advocates arrested on a charge of 'colluding with foreign forces'.
China forcibly returned nearly 10,000 in overseas crackdown, says report
The report alleges China is expanding its policing powers overseas and conducting illegal operations on foreign soil.
China’s ‘Single’s Day’ shopping fest subdued by tech crackdown
E-commerce platforms are keeping their heads down due to the government scrutiny, which targets alleged abuse of user data and monopolistic business practices.
Death toll from Myanmar junta crackdown passes 1,000
Activist group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners says the actual number is likely far higher.
Outspoken billionaire jailed for 18 years in China for ‘provoking trouble’
Beijing has been cracking down on the growing power of private businesses and entrepreneurs.
229 foreigners arrested in Klang raid
Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud says a number of SOPs were breached at the factory, which was issued two compounds totalling RM30,000.
Group blasts chaining of migrants in pre-dawn swoop, deputy minister’s uniform in breach of SOPs
Lawyers for Liberty says the deputy minister himself was in breach of SOPs even as he oversees Ops Patuh to ensure SOP compliance during the lockdown.
72 foreigners arrested in early morning crackdown at Selangor wholesale market
Those arrested include 39 UNHCR cardholders.