Crackdown

‘We hacked the hackers’: Hive ransomware seized in global sting

Hive ransomware was seized after a joint US-German law enforcement crackdown that thwarted $130 million in demands for payment from…

2 weeks ago

Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, regional envoy says

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A regional envoy tasked with brokering peace in Myanmar admitted Saturday that "even Superman cannot solve" the…

6 months ago

‘No choice’: Shanghai residents sent out of city during Covid crackdown

By AFP Shanghai, China – In the middle of the night, Shanghai resident Lucy said she and her neighbours were forced…

9 months ago

Fortnite inaccessible in China as developer pulls the plug

By AFP BEIJING – Players in China said Monday they could no longer access popular survival game Fortnite as its…

1 year ago

Gaming giant Epic pulls back on Fortnite China over crackdown

By AFP US tech giant Epic Games said it will shut down its popular survival game Fortnite in China, months…

1 year ago

Top ByteDance Investor to Weigh $500 Million Stake Sale

By BLOOMBERG Susquehanna International Group, one of ByteDance Ltd.’s earliest and largest backers, is looking to sell about $500 million…

1 year ago

Tencent Is World’s Worst Stock Bet With $170 Billion Wipeout

by BLOOMBERG China’s unprecedented crackdown on its technology industry has turned Tencent Holdings Ltd. from a market darling into the…

2 years ago

China’s crackdown on its biggest companies

by Jing Xuan TENG / AFP BEIJING – With market-trembling new rules and investigations, Beijing's crackdown on its most prominent…

2 years ago

China Crypto Clampdown Sends Bitcoin Closer to Key $30,000 Level

by BLOOMBERG China’s intensifying cryptocurrency crackdown has left Bitcoin flirting with $30,000, a price level seen as key to the…

2 years ago

Bitcoin dives as China widens crackdown on crypto mining

by AFP BEIJING – Bitcoin tumbled more than 10 per cent Monday after China broadened a crackdown on its massive…

2 years ago

China Arrests 1,100 for Money Laundering in Crypto Crackdown

by BLOOMBERG China arrested over 1,100 people in a sweeping crackdown on the use of cryptocurrencies for money laundering, adding…

2 years ago

Myanmar actor arrested as junta hunts 120 celebrities

by AFP YANGON – A leading Myanmar actor, singer and model who has backed the country's anti-coup protests was arrested…

2 years ago

Myanmar group compiles junta rights abuse dossier

by AFP YANGON – A group representing Myanmar's ousted civilian government said Wednesday it has gathered 180,000 pieces of evidence…

2 years ago