Crime

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Oct 22, 2018

A Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy

The Latest: Death toll in Taiwan derailment stands at 18

Oct 21, 2018

Death toll from Taiwan train derailment stands at 18; more than 170 hurt

China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

Oct 19, 2018

China's former internet censor is standing trial over corruption allegations

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Oct 19, 2018

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

Malaysia ex-deputy PM charged with graft, money laundering

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year

British woman held in Malaysia accused of killing husband

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysian police say a British woman has been detained on a resort island for allegedly stabbing her husband to death

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in elections this year

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in elections this year

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

Oct 18, 2018

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case