Crime

The Latest: Cathay chief warns employees over HK protests

Aug 12, 2019

The chief executive of Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways says there will be "disciplinary consequences" for employees involved in "illegal protests"

As protesters scatter, Hong Kong residents take their place

Aug 11, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters after two marches go ahead in defiance of official ban

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs figures over 1MDB scandal

Aug 9, 2019

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting Hong Kong

Aug 8, 2019

The U.S. government has stepped up its warnings to travelers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests

China warns Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since handover

Aug 7, 2019

The Chinese official responsible for Hong Kong says the territory is facing its "most severe situation" since the handover from British rule in 1997

The Latest: Lam says she has no plans to resign over unrest

Aug 5, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she has no plans to resign over the civil unrest targeting her administration

Hong Kong police arrest over 20 protesters in new scuffles

Aug 4, 2019

Hong Kong police have arrested more than 20 people for unlawful assembly and assault after confrontations between protesters and authorities continued deep into the night

Hong Kong protesters toss Chinese flag, clash with police

Aug 3, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city's iconic Victoria Harbour, and police later fired tear gas at demonstrators after some of them vandalized a police station

Thai PM orders investigation of Bangkok bomb explosions

Aug 2, 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha has ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok; 2 people reported injured

Australia launches $55M anti-trafficking effort for ASEAN

Aug 1, 2019

Australia has launched a 10-year, $55 million program to help Southeast Asian nations combat human trafficking in the region