Crime

China sentences 3 in fentanyl trafficking case after US tip

Nov 7, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced 3 fentanyl traffickers in a case that was a culmination of a rare collaboration between Chinese and U.S. law enforcement to crack down on opioid networks

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn's lawyers want charges dismissed

Oct 24, 2019

Lawyers for Nissan's ex-chairman Ghosn request dismissal of charges, allege prosecutorial misconduct

Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests

Oct 23, 2019

Hong Kong authorities formally withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-minister's wife

Oct 21, 2019

Prosecutors seek arrest of the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who resigned last week after allegations against him sparked huge protests and dented president's popularity

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program

Oct 17, 2019

China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border

South Korean Justice Minister offers to resign amid scandal

Oct 14, 2019

South Korea's justice minister has offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and deeply polarized national opinion

Police: Indonesia's security minister wounded in stabbing

Oct 10, 2019

Police say a knife-wielding man has wounded Indonesia's security minister, a local police chief and another person in a western province

The Latest: 20 N Korean crew thrown to sea in boat collision

Oct 7, 2019

The Japanese Fisheries Agency says its patrol boat and a North Korean fishing boat collided in Japan's northern waters where North Koreans have increased poaching