An Australian Resident Returned To China — Then She Vanished
Up to a dozen Uighurs with residency in Australia have come up missing after traveling to China, activists say. One woman’s family fears the worst.
How Myanmar Could Grant Two Jailed Reuters Reporters Amnesty
Press freedom advocates are pushing for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to make the move.
Two Women In Malaysia Have Been Caned For Having Sex In A Car
The rare public punishment has led to condemnation from LGBT and women's rights groups.
Rights Groups Are Demanding That Google Not Release A Censored Search Engine In China
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.”
How Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar
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 Canceled A Competition To Win A Sleepover At The Great Wall Of China
Airbnb scrapped a competition to stay at the Great Wall after being accused on Chinese social media of being careless with a national treasure.
A Bomb Was Detonated Outside The US Embassy In Beijing
"Other than the bomber, there were no injuries," an Embassy spokesperson said.
A College Apparently Tried To Reject A Student Because Of China's "Social Credit System"
People in China are criticizing the college, saying that it was unfairly punishing a high school student over his father's actions.
Is Any Election Safe? A Report Says Chinese Hackers Targeted Cambodian Politicians
The TEMP.Periscope group targeted Cambodian politicians, media, and major figures in the opposition, a report says.
They Thought They’d Left The Surveillance State Behind. They Were Wrong.
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.
An American Grad Student Has Been Jailed In Vietnam After Attending A Protest
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 US–North Korea Summit Is What You Get On A Planet Obsessed With Reality TV
The view from inside a truly surreal summit in Singapore.
Ivanka Trump Tweeted A "Chinese Proverb." But No One In China Is Sure If It Even Exists.
Those who tweet Chinese proverbs should not forget to research Chinese proverbs.
Trump Just Said The US Will End Its "War Games" With South Korea
The president called the joint military exercises "provocative," in a huge concession to North Korea.
President Trump And Kim Jong Un Shook Hands In A Historic Meeting
The summit marks the first time a sitting US president has met with a leader from North Korea.
The US Will Reassure Kim Jong Un That Denuclearization Won't “End Badly” For Him, Pompeo Says
The secretary of state also said the US would not be "fooled" by North Korea, like previous administrations had been.
These Are The People Who'd Like To See Trump's Summit With Kim Fail
"If President Obama had done this, some of the same people who are praising the president would have just savaged him.”
A Kim Jong Un Impersonator Says He Was Detained For Hours In Singapore
"Howard X" told BuzzFeed News he now wants to visit the Trump–Kim summit venue itself — after authorities told him to stay away.
These Women In China Were Beaten By Security Guards After Handing Out Rainbow Badges
Videos and images of the LGBT activists being assaulted were temporarily censored on China's Twitter-like Weibo.