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.