Press freedom advocates are pushing for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to make the move.
The rare public punishment has led to condemnation from LGBT and women's rights groups.
A group of tech NGOs and human rights groups released an open letter to Google’s CEO urging the company not to “accommodate the Chinese authorities’ repression of dissent.”
The UN calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority a genocide, and says Facebook has done little to tackle hate speech. Analysis by BuzzFeed News sheds new light on Facebook's failures.
Airbnb scrapped a competition to stay at the Great Wall after being accused on Chinese social media of being careless with a national treasure.
"Other than the bomber, there were no injuries," an Embassy spokesperson said.
People in China are criticizing the college, saying that it was unfairly punishing a high school student over his father's actions.
The TEMP.Periscope group targeted Cambodian politicians, media, and major figures in the opposition, a report says.
China is using its huge digital surveillance system, and the threat of sending family members to reeducation camps, to pressure minorities to spy on their fellow exiles.
William Nguyen, 32, from Houston was beaten and jailed at a demonstration in Ho Chi Minh City during a pregraduation trip. His family is campaigning for his release.
The view from inside a truly surreal summit in Singapore.
Those who tweet Chinese proverbs should not forget to research Chinese proverbs.
The president called the joint military exercises "provocative," in a huge concession to North Korea.
The summit marks the first time a sitting US president has met with a leader from North Korea.
The secretary of state also said the US would not be "fooled" by North Korea, like previous administrations had been.
"If President Obama had done this, some of the same people who are praising the president would have just savaged him.”
"Howard X" told BuzzFeed News he now wants to visit the Trump–Kim summit venue itself — after authorities told him to stay away.
Videos and images of the LGBT activists being assaulted were temporarily censored on China's Twitter-like Weibo.
Mahathir Mohamad came out of retirement to run against his former protégé, who he dubbed "the biggest mistake in my life."
"Congratulations on being in this country," President Donald Trump said as he greeted the men upon their return to the US.