In a carefully worded riposte, China’s most popular messaging app WeChat, has denied “storing chat histories”. It follows criticism from Chinese businessman Li Shufu, who recently said the firm “must be watching all our WeChats every day”.
China has changed its rules on importing waste to be recycled, which means the UK won’t be able to send some grades of waste plastic there any more. How big a problem is that?
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Pokemon Go maker Niantic has announced plans to launch its monster-catching game in China. The firm told the Financial Times it would bring the augmented reality game to China after striking a partnership deal with a local company NetEase.
The billionaire co-founder of struggling Chinese technology giant LeEco has defied a demand from regulators to return to the country. Jia Yueting had been given until the end of 2017 to come back to China from the US and deal with mounting debts.
The celebrity YouTuber Logan Paul has sparked outrage after posting a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.
An Indian businessman charged with making a bomb threat at a Mumbai airport claims he was misheard by a telephone operator while asking for the “Bom-Del status” – the status of his Bombay-to-Delhi flight.
Pakistan has reacted angrily and called a cabinet meeting in response to President Trump’s New Year’s Day tweet threatening to withdraw aid to the country.
Chinese tech giant Tencent is trying to do something that’s never been done before: Take the biggest online mobile game in China global. Kings Of Glory, sometimes also translated as Honor Of Kings, boasts over 200 million monthly players worldwide.
Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Pakistan’s foreign office summoned David Hale on Monday to explain the US president’s comments, media said.
South Korea has proposed holding high-level talks with North Korea next week, a day after the regime’s leader, Kim Jong-un, said he was prepared to send a delegation of athletes to next month’s Winter Olympics in the South Korean town of Pyeongchang.