The TikTok Strategy: Using AI Platforms to Take Over the World

Hugely popular with teenagers and millennials, TikTok – known as DouYin in China – is a social media application used for creating and sharing short videos. Lasting 15 seconds or less, the typical clip features fun music, a skit, lip-sync, dance or light-hearted humour.

Women’s Day : Twenty-seven women journalists held in appalling conditions

Tortured, humiliated and sexually harassed : Twenty-seven women journalists held in appalling conditions

Thai Businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon buys Fortune for $150 Million

Founded in 1930 at the outset of the Great Depression, FORTUNE has become synonymous with business success

Hello, shadowlands : inside Southeast Asia’s $100 billion dark economy

Organized crime in Southeast Asia has entered a golden age : now valued at $100 billion, this dark economy is expected within the next decade to hit $375 billion

Burma: Facebook blamed for its role in the Rohingya genocide

It took Facebook a year to take concrete measures to rein in the appalling online hate machine that contributed to the systematic of massacre of Rohingyas initiated by Myanmar’s armed forces on 25 August 2017.

An investigative plunge into Southeast Asian organized crime

Bangkok-based correspondent Patrick Winn has intimately profiled men and women inside this booming underworld: the dealers, traffickers, vigilantes, motorbike bandits, and others caught up in a mad scramble for cash

Xinhua partners with Thailand’s Public Relations Department (PRD) for joint media development

The Government Public Relations Department (PRD) has signaled future cooperation with China’s Xinhua News Agency

Freedom of expression comes under fire in Southeast Asia

Publications, journalists, columnists, and activists face repression if they attempt to exercise their right to free expression.