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US Treasury says no plans to block Chinese listings ‘at this time’

Administration officials for weeks have been examining their options on how to limit US investors’ portfolio flow into China.

Jho Low trying to block distribution of 1MDB documentary, says report

The Hollywood Reporter says 'The Kleptocrats' is due to air on Starz on Aug 5 and the BBC later this year.

Hard to bar unauthorised sites on Android boxes, claims agent

Operators constantly change the domain and website names in order to keep the service active, says an agent.

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election

It also blocked 85 Instagram accounts.

Mexico says new US trade deal won’t block other economic relations

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says the new pact, called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), would not block bilateral accords with countries not included in the deal.

Saudi Arabia backs down from blocking UN climate report

With the threat removed, the meeting of the 195-nation panel in South Korea swiftly approved the report on how to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius and what a 1.5C world might look like.

Facebook blocked in Tripoli and other cities as fighting rages

Access to the web is controlled by state firms and monitored by security bodies which are effectively controlled by armed groups working with the powerless UN-backed government in Tripoli.

India asks telcos to find ways to block Facebook, WhatsApp in...

WhatsApp in particular has faced the wrath of Indian regulators after false messages circulated on the messaging platform led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country.

China’s Weibo blocks comedian John Oliver after Xi Jinping roasting

Oliver also mocked China's "Belt and Road" initiative, its ongoing crackdown on corruption, and moves to censor online images of the cartoon bear Winnie the Pooh, said to resemble Xi.

PKR sorry Wan Azizah’s bodyguards blocked media

Permatang Pauh PKR chief Amir Ghazali says Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail’s return to Permatang Pauh as DPM meant protocol has to be observed.

Swiss vote to block foreign-based gambling sites

The Swiss government says the Gambling Act, which has already been passed by both houses of parliament, updates legislation for the digital age, while raising protections against addiction.

US appeals ruling that Trump could not block Twitter followers

A lawyer for seven plaintiffs who sued, Jameel Jaffer, said that the @realdonaldtrump account on Monday had unblocked the seven plaintiffs who filed suit.

MCMC confirms unblocking Sarawak Report, Medium

The regulator says ban was lifted as 1MDB report has been made public.

3 websites blocked by Najib’s govt accessible again

Asia Sentinel, Medium and Sarawak Report, which were barred after carrying critical news related to 1MDB, are available again for viewing in Malaysia.

Amazon makes bid to spoil Walmart-Flipkart deal, report says

Amazon.com Inc has made a formal offer to buy 60 percent of Flipkart , CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, potentially complicating Walmart Inc's bid for majority ownership of the Indian online retailer.

NBA confirms James’s block on Oladipo was goaltending

The officials' failure to recognise LeBron James's goaltend of Victor Oladipo's shot may have cost the Indiana Pacers a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Florida passes law blocking state investment in Venezuela

Florida lawmakers on Thursday passed a law prohibiting the US state from investing in companies that have business ties with the Venezuelan government.

Senators propose bill to block US from using Huawei, ZTE equipment

Lawmakers are concerned that the Chinese companies would use their access to spy on US officials.

Security expert shows how gullible Malaysians are online

He creates a fake website to educate them about phishing attempts.

Gamers shocked as MCMC blocks popular Steam website

The move comes after the communications and multimedia minister calls on the provider of a controversial new game depicting Jesus and Buddha in combat to disable its downloads.

No plans to block Telegram, says Zahid

The deputy prime minister says authorities have found YouTube, WhatsApp and Instagram are used by Islamic State.

MP: Invoke Penal Code on rowdy men at Ramadan bazaar

Gobind Singh Deo says that as an MP Liew Chin Tong, who was blocked at the market in Kluang, had a right to meet his constituents without restraint.

Asri urges Muslims to respect others’ right over roads

Perlis mufti says vehicles should be parked in an orderly manner outside mosques to allow other commuters to use the roads unhindered.

Bung Moktar: Register all social media sites

The Kinabatangan lawmaker says this will make it easier for the multimedia and communications ministry to call them for questioning and to monitor them.