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Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled the animated film ‘Abominable’ from theatres over a scene featuring a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing's claims in the flashpoint waterway, state media reported Monday.

Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions'

Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions'

Trump also criticised social media outlets last week, saying that unidentified companies were "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices."

China demands internet platforms verify users' true identity

China demands internet platforms verify users' true identity

China has ordered the country's internet platforms to verify users' true identity before letting them post online content, the latest step by authorities to tighten policing of the web.

WhatsApp service disrupted in China, censorship feared

WhatsApp service disrupted in China, censorship feared

A disruption of the WhatsApp messaging service in China on Tuesday sparked fears among users that the app may have been blocked by the government.

Indian filmmakers go to court over censorship row

Indian filmmakers go to court over censorship row

Indian filmmakers on Wednesday took a bitter censorship row to court, the latest dispute involving the notoriously sensitive censor board that has renewed fears over creative freedoms.