Crime

Vietnam urges Malaysia to release the second woman accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader

Mar 13, 2019

Vietnam urges Malaysia to release the second woman accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader

UN says methamphetamine output booming in Southeast Asia

Mar 12, 2019

The U.N.'s anti-drug agency says production of methamphetamine is skyrocketing in Southeast Asia, with prices dropping and usage expanding

3 Philippine priests say they, Catholic bishops under threat

Mar 11, 2019

Three Philippine Catholic priests say they and some church leaders who are critical of the president's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs have received death threats

Indonesian woman freed 2 years after killing of Kim Jong Nam

Mar 11, 2019

An Indonesian woman held two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother has been freed and has returned home after Malaysian prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murder charge against her

The Latest: Siti Aisyah back in Indonesia, thanks president

Mar 11, 2019

An Indonesian woman has returned home and thanked officials for securing her release from Malaysia, where she had been charged in the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother

Indonesian Siti Aisyah says she's happy upon being freed after Malaysian judge discharged murder charge in Kim killing

Mar 11, 2019

Indonesian Siti Aisyah says she's happy upon being freed after Malaysian judge discharged murder charge in Kim killing

Malaysian prosecutors withdraw murder charge against Indonesian suspect in killing of North Korean leader's half brother

Mar 11, 2019

Malaysian prosecutors withdraw murder charge against Indonesian suspect in killing of North Korean leader's half brother

Kazakh activist campaigning against Chinese camps arrested

Mar 10, 2019

A prominent activist campaigning for the release of ethnic Kazakhs caught in a sweeping crackdown on Muslims in China has been arrested in Almaty

China promises 'all necessary measures' to defend companies

Mar 8, 2019

China's foreign minister is promising "all necessary measures" to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant Huawei and Washington

Malaysia coroner finds no crime in Dutch model's fatal fall

Mar 8, 2019

A Malaysian coroner has ruled out criminal involvement in the death of an 18-year-old Dutch model who fell from a 20th-floor condo where she had spent the night with a foreign couple