Technology

Vietnam activist sentenced to 13 years on subversion charges

Apr 10, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the government

AP Explains: US targets heart of China's economic blueprint

Apr 10, 2018

President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatness

China state media say 4 popular news apps suspended

Apr 9, 2018

Chinese state media say four popular news apps have been temporarily removed from the Android store following an order from regulators to tighten control over the spread of information

Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn't controlled hate speech

Apr 6, 2018

Civil society and rights groups in Myanmar say Facebook has failed to adequately act against online hate speech that incites violence against the country's Muslim minority

Facebook faces Indonesia investigation over privacy breach

Apr 6, 2018

Indonesia says Facebook is being investigated over the privacy breach of its Indonesian users.

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

Apr 5, 2018

China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers

China vows 'same strength' measures against US tariffs

Apr 4, 2018

China vows measures of 'same strength' in response to US tariff hike in technology dispute

China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

Apr 2, 2018

China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, fruit and other products in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat

Mar 23, 2018

China lists $3 billion of U.S. goods including pork and steel pipe for possible retaliation in tariff dispute with Trump, girds for bigger battle over technology

China may hike tariffs on US pork, aluminum, other goods

Mar 23, 2018

China lists $3 billion in U.S. goods including pork and aluminum pipe to maybe face higher tariffs in response to President Donald Trump's higher import duties on steel and aluminum

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