Crime

36 dead, mostly Chinese, in North Korea traffic accident

Apr 23, 2018

A traffic accident in southern North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials say

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

Apr 23, 2018

Korean Air Lines says daughters of chairman to resign over smuggling probe, scandals

Malaysian police say Palestinian gunned down in Kuala Lumpur

Apr 21, 2018

Malaysian police say a Palestinian man was fatally shot by two assailants on a motorbike as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers

Thai court acquits northeastern gold mine protesters

Apr 19, 2018

A court in Thailand has found seven environmental activists not guilty of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes severe penalties for actions that disrupt public services

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

Apr 19, 2018

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Apr 18, 2018

Indonesian police have arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol

Vietnam arrests ex-senior officials, police amid crackdown

Apr 18, 2018

Vietnamese police have ordered the arrest of several former officials and police officers with alleged ties to a real estate developer who was arrested after being deported from Singapore

Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht

Apr 18, 2018

A court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. investigation into alleged multibillion-dollar theft and laundering of funds from a Malaysian state investment fund

Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

Apr 16, 2018

Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering a police investigation and public outrage

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody