It looks like China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority
Google's secretive plans to launch a censored search engine in China, codenamed 'Dragonfly,' are still bubbling away. This week Chinese regional authorities passed new laws that lay out the kind of speech suppression that tech companies will likely have to facilitate and be complicit in.
Why Netflix gave up on streaming into China, for now
Netflix Inc. said Monday that its quest for global streaming supremacy will not include full service in China for now, keeping the world’s largest potential market off its global to-do list.
Before-and-after photos show how China is destroying historical sites to monitor and intimidate...
China is waging and unprecedented crackdown on a Muslim minority called the Uighurs, who live in the country's western frontier region.
How China is defending its detention of Muslims to the world
China News: World News: At the Shu Le County Education Center, a sprawling three-story complex in China’s far west region of Xinjiang, the dormitories feature bars on windows
Why Cuba’s Muslim population is growing
Fidel Castro banned religion when he first took over but in recent years the regime has been more tolerant.
After the Manchester attack: How can Britain better engage its Muslims?
Before the May 22 suicide bombing at a concert, Britain was already in a debate on how to prevent such attacks. That debate has lessons for the rest of the world.
Why China No Longer Needs Hong Kong
The mainland Chinese economy now dwarfs the city’s, and rivals are usurping its status as a hub of global finance.
Why These Investors Are Still Buying China
Until the bounce of the past couple of days, China’s stock market had lost about a third of its value in a month. While that was going on, many international investors seized the chance to buy.
Why are Muslim immigrants assimilating so quickly?
In 2014, 23 percent of all U.S. residents raised in Muslim households had left their religion.
How crew can get involved in ocean conservation
Why do we need to help conserve the ocean? The ocean is the earths life support, not only is it one of the worlds greatest sources of protein, it’s also responsible for around 70% of the worlds oxygen supply. It regulates our climate, absorbs carbon dioxide and holds the greatest amount of life on our planet.
How a marijuana-software company became the first of its kind to list its stock on Nasdaq
To accomplish the feat of becoming the first cannabis-related software stock to list on the Nasdaq, MJ Freeway Chief Executive Jessica Billingsley opted to...
What India owes its Muslim citizens after the Ayodhya temple verdict
Anything other than equitable justice will only leave deep scars and gaping wounds.
Charles Schwab Gets Multiple Top Ratings Again — And Cuts Its Fees
Many companies nowadays try to do customer service on the cheap, which seldom works out. Schwab has built its approach on professionalism.
The countries with the 10 largest Christian populations and the 10 largest Muslim populations
The global Muslim population is more concentrated in Islam’s main population centers than the global Christian population is for Christianity.
Why Britain Struggles With Its Banks
The U.K. has a love-hate relationship with its banks.
B.C. conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in cannabis industry
Some First Nations are dead set against it, while some see economic growth opportunities
Why China’s Yuan Will Struggle to Rally Further
By showing its displeasure at a recent slide in the yuan, Beijing has helped the currency strengthen against the dollar—yet the drivers for a weaker currency remain.
Bird tries to forcibly remove Boing Boing’s story detailing how to hack and keep its scooters
The story described a way to modify scooters through a cheap conversion kit
Why Boston's Chinatown Is Losing Its Chinese Population
Despite being home to the third largest Chinatown in the country, the Asian population has been dwindling due to the rising cost of living in Boston.
What Does China’s Surprise Devaluation Mean for Yuan Globalization?
China’s surprise move to devalue the yuan Tuesday comes amid a concerted push from Beijing to embed its currency more deeply in the global financial system. It’s not the only one that wants to see that happen.