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China Arrests Man in panic by WeChat

Chinese authorities have detained someone for the first time for spreading panic on mobile messaging app WeChat, state media said on Friday, hours after China imposed new rules on instant messaging tools. WeChat The move is part of a wider government crackdown on online rumors and obscene materials, as well as trying to control the political commentary, we learned that is not sanctioned by the state. The...

51 dead in Taiwan Plane Crash

Taiwan Plane Crash
Taipei: A plane making a second-landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing nearly 50 people and injuring seven, fire officials said. Taiwan was battered by Typhoon Matmo early Tuesday morning, and the Central Weather Bureau was advising of heavy rain through the evening, even though the center of the storm was in mainland China. The...