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Twitch sues troll streamers over violent and indecent videos

Live-streaming platform Twitch sues anonymous trolls flooding the site with violent, indecent, and copyrighted content.

Embattled HK leader Lam suspends China extradition bill

The extradition bill has many concerned it may threaten the rule of law that underpins Hong Kong's international financial status.

China strips South Korea of football trophy for ‘indecent’ celebrations

China strips the Panda Cup from South Korea's victorious under-18 team after they infuriated hosts China with their impolite celebrations.

Controversy over Sabah Tourism Board manager’s sudden removal

Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew says the decision was not hers but made by the state tourism agency’s board of directors.

Controversial race drama ‘Green Book’ grabs top prize at Oscars

Civil rights dramedy claims Oscar gold despite being accused of historical inaccuracies and reinforcing 'white saviour' trope.

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

The American received three code violations, including a game penalty for verbal abuse, from chair umpire Carlos Ramos in the final.

Petron applied to be fuel provider during BN’s era, says MoF

The ministry of finance says the fact that negotiations began under former prime minister Najib Razak’s leadership shows there is no nepotism involved.

AIBA to allow judging protests after Asian Games boxing turmoil

It is not the first time boxing at the Asian Games has been dogged by controversial judging.

French lawmakers pass controversial immigration law

The bill was met with opposition from the whole political spectrum, with right-wingers claiming it too lax and left-wingers claiming it repressive.

Kinder Morgan stops work on controversial Canada pipeline

A final decision on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, which is supported by both the federal government headed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, is expected by May 31.

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak reports for questioning

The investigation into Lee means all living former South Korean presidents have been convicted, charged, or embroiled in criminal inquiries.

Greek economy minister quits in housing stipend row

Dimitri Papadimitriou resigns hours after his wife was ousted following that controversy that left the government red-faced.

Malaysia entangled in a controversy in Perth

Some Western Australians are unhappy a RM204 million pedestrian bridge over the Swan River is largely being built in Malaysia.

PAGE: Education ministry must clear up Pisa controversy

It must explain why it only managed a 51% response from schools nationwide for the Pisa study this year, says PAGE.