Crime

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Oct 19, 2018

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

Malaysia ex-deputy PM charged with graft, money laundering

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year

British woman held in Malaysia accused of killing husband

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysian police say a British woman has been detained on a resort island for allegedly stabbing her husband to death

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in elections this year

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in elections this year

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

Oct 18, 2018

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

Thai monk sentenced for raping teen girl he impregnated

Oct 17, 2018

A court in Thailand has sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a teenage girl who he also impregnated

China party expels general who killed self, indicts another

Oct 16, 2018

China's ruling Communist Party has expelled a former top general who killed himself during a corruption probe and indicted another on graft charges amid a continuing crackdown on military malfeasance

China's Communist Party expels general who killed self amid corruption probe, indicts other general on graft charges

Oct 16, 2018

China's Communist Party expels general who killed self amid corruption probe, indicts other general on graft charges