Crime

Local officials say 26 killed, 28 injured in China bus fire

Mar 23, 2019

Local authorities say 26 people have been killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught fire on a highway in central China's Hunan province

Man in north China drives into pedestrians, killing 6

Mar 22, 2019

Authorities in northern China say a man trying to kill his wife and daughter has crashed his car into pedestrians and killed 6 people

Report: Myanmar, China failing to stop 'bride' trafficking

Mar 21, 2019

Human rights group says Myanmar, China failing to stop the trafficking of young women from the conflict-ridden Kachin region into forced "marriages" to Chinese men

Vietnam arrests 8 Chinese suspected of drug trafficking

Mar 21, 2019

Vietnamese police have arrested eight Chinese suspected of drug trafficking after seizing 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of methamphetamine worth up to $26 million

Ex-Philippine officials accuse Xi of crimes against humanity

Mar 21, 2019

Two former Philippine officials have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity over his government's assertive actions in the disputed South China Sea

K-pop star Jung Joon-young arrested in sex video scandal

Mar 21, 2019

South Korean police have arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent

South Korea police accuse 4 of secretly filming hotel guests

Mar 21, 2019

South Korean police say they have arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in hotel rooms and posting or streaming them on the internet

US man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife at Tokyo court

Mar 20, 2019

Japanese police have arrested an American man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his Japanese wife at a court where they were to settle a divorce

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Mar 20, 2019

Methamphetamine hidden in tea wrappers and biscuit cans seized in Philippines' second-largest drug haul this year, a sign of how the problem has persisted despite crackdown and an indication of international trafficking ties

Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

Mar 19, 2019

Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal