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Tuesday, 7 July 2020 17:11 WIB

TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week. The short-form video app's planned departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter balk at the possibility of providing user data to Hong Kong authorities. The social media companies say they are assessing the ramifications of the national security law. The social media companies say they are assessing...

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The United States welcomes its Independence Day holiday Thursday (4/7) featuring traditional fireworks, family and friends meeting events in various communities and unconventional speeches by President Donald Trump. This Fourth of July celebration commemorates the declaration of American independence from Britain in 1776. In the state capital, Washington, this holiday attracts thousands of people to National Square to watch concerts or watch fireworks. This year, Trump announced the addition of the "Salute to America" program to discuss American military power, which also featured his...

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Thursday, 4 July 2019 18:54 WIB | Global

French lawmakers have begun debating tough new legislation requiring tech and social media companies to swiftly remove online hate speech or risk huge fines. The bill fits broader global efforts to curb heinous and violent discourse on the internet ” seen after this year's mass shootings in New Zealand. But some fear the legislation may spark censorship. The bill gives tech companies just 24 hours to remove racist and other hateful online content or risk fines of up to 4 percent of their global revenue. Users would be able to click a special button under offensive content to flag...

Britain Summons Chinese Ambassador Over Hong Kong Row
Thursday, 4 July 2019 11:02 WIB | Global

Britain has summoned the Chinese ambassador after he said that relations between Beijing and London had been "damaged" by Britain's backing of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Ambassador Liu Xiaoming warned Britain not to interfere in what he called China's "internal affairs." Earlier, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt offered his strong backing for the demonstrations in Hong Kong, which was a British territory until the handover of power to China in 1997. "The UK signed an internationally binding legal agreement in 1984 that enshrines the 'one country, two systems...

Japan Says Curbs on Exports to South Korea Due to Broken Pledge
Thursday, 4 July 2019 00:20 WIB | Global

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that Japan cannot give South Korean exports preferential treatment because the country is not abiding by an agreement regarding wartime issues that Japan insists have been resolved. Abe was objecting to criticism over escalating tensions between the two neighbors amid disputes over Koreans forced to work as laborers during World War II. He was defending a decision announced Monday to impose restrictions on Japan's exports of semiconductor-related materials to South Korea. As of Thursday, exports of some materials used in manufacturing computer...

Trump-Kim Handshake May Be Meaningless Without Bridging Denuclearization Differences
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 19:07 WIB | Global

President Donald Trump may have jumpstarted a new round of working-level talks with Pyongyang at his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but experts say their handshake is meaningless unless negotiators make a headway in bridging the countries divergent approaches toward denuclearization. œIt was great being with Chairman Kim Jong Un of North Korea this weekend, Trump tweeted on Monday, the day after the two leaders met. œWe had a great meeting¦I look forward to seeing him again soon¦In the meantime, our team will be meeting to work on some solutions to very...

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