Asia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21549/all en Google, Facebook take down 'offensive' India content http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120206/google-facebook-take-down-offensive-india-content <p> The California-based Internet giants are among 22 companies, including Yahoo! and Orkut, who have come under intense Indian government pressure to remove images, video or text considered &ldquo;anti-religious&rdquo; or &ldquo;anti-social.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120206/google-facebook-take-down-offensive-india-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia india Business Asia-Pacific India Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:23:57 +0000 Luke Browne 5690526 at http://www.globalpost.com BMW says: Thank you, China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/bmw-says-thank-you-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Massive rise in company's profits thanks to China sales </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> You think China is the world&#39;s workshop (or sweatshop, if you&#39;re manufacturing Apple products)?</p> <p> Well, when it comes to luxury goods, Europe is the world&#39;s workshop.</p> <p> Nothing proves the symbiotic relationship between China&#39;s rapidly growing upper-echelon consumer demand and Europe&#39;s luxury goods industries than sales figures released yesterday by BMW.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/bmw-says-thank-you-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia BMW China Europe Germany Home Mini Regions Rolls-Royce Business Asia-Pacific Europe Germany China Global Economy United Kingdom On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 09 Mar 2012 09:44:22 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5695361 at http://www.globalpost.com Online videos in China will be subject to more censorship, government regulators say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120711/online-videos-china-will-be-subject-more-censorship- China's infamous Internet censorship is getting worse, and now popular online TV shows are feeling the heat. According to a BBC report, Chinese video websites must pre-screen and censor all original online content - or face the consequences.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120711/online-videos-china-will-be-subject-more-censorship-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia censorship China Internet online censorship online video television TV video Youkou youtube Asia-Pacific China Technology Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:48:39 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5711351 at http://www.globalpost.com Cambodia mystery disease "solved," health experts say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/120711/cambodia-mystery-disease-solved-health-experts-sa The cause of Cambodia's deadly "mystery" disease has been found by health experts, CNN reported today. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Cambodian Ministry of Health allegedly have determined that the culprit is a combination of pathogens: enterovirus 71, streptococcus suis and dengue fever. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/120711/cambodia-mystery-disease-solved-health-experts-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Cambodia children children's health enterovirus 71 epidemic Health mystery disease Phnom Penh Southeast Asia tropical disease WHO world health Asia-Pacific Cambodia Health Wed, 11 Jul 2012 18:29:01 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5711420 at http://www.globalpost.com Women's affairs official in Afghanistan murdered by car bomb http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/120713/womens-affairs-official-afghanistan-murdered-c Afghan women's fight for equal rights was dealt another major blow Friday by the bloody car bomb death of a regional head of women's affairs, Reuters reported. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/120713/womens-affairs-official-afghanistan-murdered-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan Asia murder South Asia Women Women's rights Asia-Pacific Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:08:38 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5711707 at http://www.globalpost.com