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23 July 2014
Malaysia’s Parliament held an emergency session and unanimously approved a motion condemning those who are responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which killed 298 people.
22 July 2014
It's the latest food safety scandal to hit China, which has seen a spate of issues in recent years, including a 2008 milk contamination that killed six infants.
Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong Can Face Down Police, but Not Their Mom and Dad at the Dinner Table
Hundreds of thousands have vocally demanded democratic elections, but some of those same activists are having trouble speaking up to their conservative parents.
20 July 2014
The results of Indonesia's presidential election will be announced on July 22. Will it be a peaceful transition or chaos?
18 July 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight attendant highlighted on Instagram and Twitter the loss of lives on both flights: "Within 4 months I lost almost 30 friends."
Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine Brings on Heart-Wrenching Déjà Vu for Chinese Families Still Waiting on MH370 Answers
Memories are still fresh for Chinese families who don't know what happened to their loved ones after airliner MH370 vanished from radar screen in March.
The Facebook accounts of prominent Vietnamese activists have been suspended after being reported for abuse by suspected government supporters known as 'opinion shapers'.
With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.
17 July 2014
China Is Demolishing Churches and Stripping Others of Their Crosses, but It Swears It Isn't Targeting Christianity
China maintains it is going after all illegal buildings, but Christians are calling the campaign religious persecution.
16 July 2014
Singapore's National Library's has banned three children's books that feature same-sex couples after one person's complaint, calling the decision 'pro-family'. The reading public is not happy.