Thais spend more time online than any other people in the world. While some entrepreneurs there are trying to make money exploiting personal data, others are setting up companies to protect privacy.
Rights campaigners say new cybersecurity laws regulating social media in Southeast Asia are allowing increased data surveillance and a crackdown on dissent under the pretext of fighting "fake news."
Southeast Asia's once-pristine beaches buckle under tourism strain. The Philippines' Boracay and Thailand's Maya Beach are facing temporary shutdowns. Could the closures become "test cases" for other destinations?
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