Media And Entertainment Industry

Philippine online news site critical of Duterte ordered shut

Jan 15, 2018

The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reportage on President Rodrigo Duterte in a move a media watchdog says is an act to muzzle free press

Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

Jan 10, 2018

Prosecutors in Myanmar have formally charged two Reuters journalists with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation

Myanmar trial set to begin for 2 Reuters journalists

Jan 9, 2018

Myanmar to begin trial this week of two Reuters journalists charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights growing concerns about press freedom in the country

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

Jan 8, 2018

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster

Myanmar government says it authorized journalists' arrest

Dec 18, 2017

Myanmar's presidential spokesman says the president authorized the arrest last week of two Reuters reporters for allegedly violating the state secrets act

PGA Tour signs deal to partner Chinese firm Shankai

Dec 7, 2017

The PGA Tour has signed a deal to partner with Chinese firm Shankai Sports to manage the operations of its China series for 20 years from 2018

Apple, Google at Chinese internet fest shows lure of market

Dec 4, 2017

Apple, Google leaders' presence at China state-run internet conference highlights dilemma for Western tech companies trying to expand in increasingly restricted market

Trudeau: China trade pact should reflect 'Canadian values'

Dec 4, 2017

Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect "Canadian values" in the areas of labor rights, the environment and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the start of an official four-day visit to China

China widens personality cult around 'unrivaled helmsman' Xi

Nov 22, 2017

Entering his second term as Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping sits at the helm of China's most lavish cult of personality since the founder of the People's Republic, Mao Zedong

China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit

Nov 15, 2017

A week after President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China will send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's weapons programs