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  1. News - World - FINANCE

    No revenue, no assets, yet worth US$billions: stock regulators pull plug on social networking firm

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by GUARDIAN, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... Agencies in New York No revenue, no assets, yet worth US$ billion for no apparent reason- US authorities pull the plug on penny-stock social-networking company Trading halted on mystery firm Financial regulators in the US suspended trading in a social-networking company with no assets, no revenues and one employee, whose value on the stock market soared to US$6 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552863/no-revenue-no-assets-yet-worth-usb-stock-regulators-pull-plug-social
  2. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Outspoken commentator Li Chengpeng silenced on Chinese social media

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... controversial social issues such as the death penalty, corruption and violent urban law enforcers. But as of Tuesday, Li’s microblogs and blogs on Sina and Tencent, which had more than seven million ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chinese top internet portals have suspended the social media and blog accounts of Li Chengpeng, silencing one of China’s most outspoken political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1549565/outspoken-commentator-li-chengpeng-sees-all-online-accounts
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College education without involvement in issues like Occupy Central a waste, college chief claims Students right to join in protests, says academic Students will "waste four years in college" if they fail to take part in social movements and keep quiet about controversial issues, the new president of a management school says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central
  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is 'infiltrated by foreign forces': anti-graft official

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:45am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Party discipline officer says Chinese Academy of Social Sciences also engages in 'illegal collusion', in online remarks quickly removed Research ... Chinese history on Tuesday. They were posted in an article on the institute's website that was removed yesterday. Zhang heads a group sent to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Cass) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1533020/chinese-academy-social-sciences-infiltrated-foreign-forces-anti-graft
  5. News - Asia - WOMEN'S RIGHTS

    'Screaming woman locked in van' ignored by Indian men in revealing social experiment

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:45pm by AFP

    ... in a social experiment in New Delhi, as India once again faces up to a series of gruesome rapes and murders. Experts and activists said the video posted on YouTube pointed to a general apathy in India ... a handful of men are seen walking and cycling past. Some stop to listen before calmly moving on. There’s still an apathy about what’s happening to women, an insensitivity on the issue Ranjana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531715/indian-men-ignore-screaming-woman-locked-van-revealing-social-experiment
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Thailand’s military court has issued an arrest warrant for the spokesman of an anti-coup group over alleged arms offences, an accusation firmly rejected ... Western country as attempts to take on the regime within Thailand are stifled. “The military court on Friday night issued arrest warrants for four people, including Jakrapob, for links with war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543144/thailand-issues-arrest-warrant-anti-coup-group-spokesman
  7. News - World - SECURITY

    US Secret Service seeks social-media monitor to identify online sarcasm

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Secret Service advertises for a quick way to tell if the millions of messages monitored on social media are real threats or just ill-advised jokes U.S. spies seek a program to help detect sarcasm The US is looking to buy software that can identify sarcasm on social media so that it can distinguish between actual threats and ill-advised jokes. United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526045/us-secret-service-seeks-social-media-monitor-identify-online-sarcasm
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia as foreigners take the blame for social ills

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:07pm

    ... workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of “xenophobic” attacks on social media, Singapore’s leading activists groups warned on Wednesday. There is evidence of the “widespread use of racist, aggressive and militarised rhetoric” against foreigners on social networks, said a press release issued by 12 independent groups including Maruah, Singapore’s main human rights group. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520339/singapore-activists-warn-surging-xenophobia-foreigners-take-blame-social
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOWN PLANNING

    Money, not a social mission, seems to be driving Urban Renewal Authority

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:26am by Olga Wong

    ... profit before society? The Urban Renewal Authority's move to scale down its commitment to small projects initiated by building owners begs the question: does the authority value its social ... to strengthen social responsibility, the public now has choices. Owners can initiate redevelopment by inviting the URA to step in, or ask the authority to act as an agent and identify a developer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517744/ura-ditching-its-social-mission-money
  10. News - China - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

    China hit by Western military moves in Africa, says Academy of Social Sciences report

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:49am by Teddy Ng

    ... presence on the continent, a major Chinese think tank says. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences also warned in its annual report on development in Africa that the continent might be used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557387/china-hit-western-military-moves-africa-says-academy-social-sciences

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