Google is the third major social media platform to shutter China-linked accounts over coordinated influence operations linked to the Hong Kong protests.
A US biotech company is supplying testing equipment many fear will be used to support government surveillance operations.
Rodrigo Duterte says he will raise arbitral ruling on sea dispute when he goes to Beijing next week.
Major companies including flag-carrier Cathay Pacific are at the center of a 'political storm' as China targets staff who support the anti-extradition movement.
Official and public tender documents show that the country's second-largest state news agency wants more than half a million new followers on each platform by next year.
Chiang Yung-hsin, 52, was indicted in January on charges of setting up the station without a permit for Sound of Hope, a San Francisco-based radio network that was founded by Falun Gong.
The protesters want to highlight a lack of progress in pursuing attackers who left dozens of protesters and passers-by injured at Yuen Long station on July 21.
Simon Cheng is being held for 15 days for allegedly breaking public order laws, a foreign ministry spokesman says.
Manila issues warning ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s China visit.
Facebook and Twitter shutter thousands of accounts and groups linked to a state-backed online disinformation campaign.
Simon Cheng, investment director for the Scottish International Development Agency, has been incommunicado since trying to return to Hong Kong on Aug. 8.
China's propaganda machine extends far beyond its borders, with hundreds of people ready to show up and sing its national anthem in cities around the world.
Across the border in mainland China, activists who support the anti-extradition movement are targeted by police.
Protesters fill major streets near the permitted rally site at Victoria Park, with some 1.7 million thronging their way to government headquarters.
Chen said police harassment of his relatives was likely revenge for his decision to leave China while under a travel ban.
A recent opinion poll finds that 49 percent agree with further action to support the anti-extradition movement, while more than 43 percent oppose it.
Police are called in after pro-China protesters disrupt a rally in support of the Hong Kong anti-extradition movement in Melbourne, Australia.
Liu Yifei's retweet of support from a Chinese Communist Party newspaper prompts a backlash amid growing criticism of Hong Kong police violence.