China has more than two million "public opinion analysts" who monitor and report on Internet users, and the sector is growing every year. It's part of China's efforts to maintain stability, but it comes at a huge tax cost to the Chinese public.
The tiny Peruvian town of Yura is badly in need of basic services like water and medical care. But its regional government is using millions to build a different project: a dinosaur park. That decision is sparking a backlash.
When Facebook went out in Hong Kong, residents quickly blamed Beijing. Hong Kongers believe the mainland is behind a recent series of attacks targeting both pro-democracy websites and a hugely popular referendum that's demanding more political freedom for the city.
In the world of chocolate, competition is fierce. Kazakhstan is incredibly proud of its domestic chocolatier, Rakhat. With trouble in Ukraine, a major supplier of chocolate to Russia, Kazakhs see opportunity.
K-pop is a South Korean success story of music exports and glamour. But even the best-known artists like Psy, behind the hit Gangnam Style, can face unpredictable censorship by an array of TV networks and government agencies.