The Cyberspace Administration of China says it held a meeting this week with representatives from domestic tech giants Baidu, Sohu, Tencent, Netease, and Phoenix to inform them of multiple violations in content published on their platforms
Violent and pornographic content, as well as those depicting extramarital affairs, prostitution, drug addiction or superstitious behaviour such as 'conjuring spirits,' are also banned
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'[Kapag] alam ninyo na ito'y nakakasama at hindi nakakatulong, ‘wag 'nyo na ho i-post. Baka minsan na lang, kakatukin na lang kayo ng pulis at aarestuhin kayo,' says AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla
These figures show you the enormity of the task that the house that Zuckerberg built now faces
The Guardian shows the complexity Facebook faces in moderating sensitive content
The article takes aim at senior leaders for sitting around holding peace talks and drinking wine while low-rank soldiers are being killed
The film 'will be released in Malaysia on the 30th March, rated PG13 with no cuts,' a spokeswoman for Disney in Southeast Asia says
Disney says 'the film has not been and will not be cut for Malaysia,' effectively shelving plans to release it in the Southeast Asian country
(UPDATED) Censors in the Muslim-majority nation reportedly cut out a 'gay moment' in the movie
The announcement comes days after President Xi Jinping extolled globalization and denounced protectionism in a keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he insisted that China was committed to 'opening up'
(UPDATED) As of 11:46 pm on November 28, Inday Varona says her Facebook account was 'resurrected,' and thanked the people who helped restore her account
The tool is part of the social network's attempt to reenter China, where it has been banned since 2009
The social network says it will begin 'allowing more items that people find newsworthy' even if these violate site standards
Vietnamese journalists are reportedly told by their country's government officials to help ensure a 'good atmosphere' for Duterte's visit
A United Nations report says a total of 30 journalists were killed in Somalia between August 2012 and June 2016
These changes include clearer guidelines, refresher training, and more oversight
Political commentator Glenn Beck and talk show host Dana Perino are among those invited to the meeting with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg
'We take these reports extremely seriously, and have found no evidence that the anonymous allegations are true,' says Facebook executive Tom Stocky
The Philippines jumps to rank 138 from its 2015 rank of 141 in the survey, but its score declined, Reporters Without Borders says
'A lot of people who worked under the Marcos regime were unceremoniously branded as undesirable and cast aside by the conquering heroes and heroines'
The group Agora finds incidents of Internet censorship increased from 1,019 in 2014 to 9,022 in 2015
Indonesia has had a tumultuous relationship with internet censorship. Here's a look at 5 other companies censored by Indonesia.
Searches for 'Tsai Ing-wen' and 'Taiwan elections' on the Twitter-like Weibo network turn up this message: 'According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the results for this search cannot be shown'
China says French journalist Ursula Gauthier 'flagrantly championed acts of terrorism and acts of cruelly killing innocents, triggering the Chinese people’s outrage'
Two journalists and three Vatican officials go on trial over the publication of classified documents in a case critics have attacked as having a whiff of the inquisition
Bangladesh authorities insist an almost week-long ban on Facebook and mobile messaging services would remain until security in the tense country improved
This comes as the regime expresses mounting concerns over perceived royal defamation, with prosecutions skyrocketing since the May 2014 military takeover
Tens of thousands of people sign a petition against a proposal which has been dubbed the 'Great Firewall of Thailand' – a play on China's draconian internet censorship program – by commentators, analysts and netizens
Bangladesh's elite security force arrests three suspected Islamist militants, including a British citizen who police say was the "main planner" of the murder of two prominent atheist bloggers
Secular activists express outrage after Bangladesh's national police chief warned bloggers they faced jail for posting material deemed offensive following last week's machete murder of a secular writer
The proposed legislation will 'ensure network security, (and) safeguard the sovereignty of cyberspace and national security,' according to the draft law
A Russian freelance journalist who claims she went undercover as a pro-government Internet troll says she is suing her former employer in a bid to expose the workings of the Kremlin's online army
Last week Thaksin made rare comments to overseas media as the Thai military marked a year in power, although it was not immediately clear which interview he faces censure for
(UPDATED) Protesters opposed to Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza call for him to step down, defying warnings to end weeks of demonstrations as security forces fired shots to restore order after a failed coup
(UPDATED) A total of 166 websites, including Internet giants Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, are blocked; Access to Twitter and Facebook is later restored after the images are removed
Thai PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha orders the media to toe the regime's line or face consequences
The forum sheds light on a number of issues the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has raised including questions on press freedom, censorship, and the conflict between ethics and free speech
Niger bans distribution of Charlie Hebdo in the mainly Muslim country, with the government "vehemently" condemning the cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed in the latest issue of the French satirical weekly
Should news organizations self-censor the Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad or use the images in the name of free speech?
Chinese censors should pay more attention to public opinion, a state-run newspaper argues, after an online backlash over the removal of all cleavage from a TV show about China's only female emperor
The Global Times: 'China welcomes the company to do business on the prerequisite that it obeys Chinese law; however Google values more its reluctance to be restricted by Chinese law, resulting in conflict'
(UPDATED) The United States, while careful not to accuse Beijing directly, says it is aware of reports that Gmail's blockage and that it was 'concerned by efforts in China to undermine freedom of expression'
Morocco bans cinemas from showing the biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings" just one day before the Hollywood blockbuster was due to be screened
'The filtering of pages with immoral content began yesterday (Wednesday, December 24) evening on Instagram,' says government daily Iran
Russian authorities convince Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, drawing ire from Internet users
Telecoms Minister Mahmoud Vaezi: 'Because of our efforts, in future when people want to use the Internet they will be identified, and there will be no web surfer whose identity we do not know'
Guo Feixong and Sun Desheng both face possible 5-year prison sentences for their attempts to raise awareness of press freedom and human rights
Najib tells his party's annual congress that the law will be retained and even enhanced, apparently bowing to pressure from ruling-party conservatives
The Thai police say anybody caught breaching the ban on Andrew MacGregor Marshall's 'A Kingdom in Crisis' could face up to 3 years in jail and a fine of 60,000 baht ($1,800)