Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, William Piekos, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia today.
1. China to embed Ministry of Public Security units in Internet companies. Cybersecurity police units will soon be posted within major Internet companies in China, in order to more quickly and effectively prevent criminal activities such as fraud, online theft, and rumormongering. The move is especially direct for a government that largely expects companies to comply with censorship regulations and already employs millions of microblog monitors. Read more »