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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Vietnam Urges Facebook to Open Office Ahead of Controversial Cyber Law

HANOI (Reuters) Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by...
Rainbow flags lie on the desk of Liu Yifu, an organiser of a 5.17 km run to mark International Day Against Homophobia in Beijing

Chinese Activists Renew Push for Same-Sex Marriage in Their Thousands

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters)  Chinese activists are rallying in their thousands to renew a push for same-sex marriage, making use of a rare window of...
Welder Heriberto Lopez (R) throws inflated condoms carrying baited hooks for fishing in Havana

In Cuba, Condom Use Stretches Far Beyond Sex

HAVANA (Reuters)  Cubans use them to fish, ferment wine, fix punctures or tie up hair; latex condoms have become the ultimate multipurpose tool on the...
A placard opposing gay marriage is seen on a pole in Havana

Cuba’s Draft Constitution Opens Path to Gay Marriage

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would...
A woman uses the internet on her mobile phone at a hotspot in Havana, Cuba

Communist-Run Cuba Starts Rolling Out Internet on Mobile Phones

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) Communist-run Cuba has started providing internet on the mobile phones of select users as it aims to roll out the...
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Vietnam Lawmakers Approve Cyber Law Clamping Down on Tech Firms, Dissent

By Mai Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in...
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