Crime

21 killed as bus plunges into ravine in Indonesia

Sep 8, 2018

Officials say 21 people were killed when a tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia's main Java island

12 Thais arrested for sharing Facebook post on rape report

Sep 7, 2018

Police in Thailand have arrested 12 people who shared a Facebook post about a rape allegation by a British tourist who claims that the police refused to accept her complaint when she reported the crime

6 Years Gone: Myanmar woman escapes brutal China captivity

Sep 6, 2018

"Oh God! What did I do wrong?" Trafficked Myanmar woman faced heart-wrenching choice on son after 6-year odyssey she describes of kidnapping, rape in China

6 Years Gone: Myanmar woman escapes brutal China captivity

Sep 6, 2018

"Oh God! What did I do wrong?" Trafficked Myanmar woman faced heart-wrenching choice on son after 6-year odyssey she describes of kidnapping, rape in China

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland

Gunmen kill drug-linked Philippine town mayor in his office

Sep 5, 2018

A Philippine town mayor who has been linked by the president to illegal drugs has been killed by gunmen in his office in a central province in the latest brazen attack on local officials

American sentenced to hang for killing ex-wife in Malaysia

Sep 4, 2018

A Malaysian court has sentenced an American man to death by hanging for killing his ex-wife, but the man will appeal the ruling on the grounds that he acted in self-defense

China's JD.com: founder returns to Beijing after US arrest

Sep 3, 2018

A Chinese e-commerce giant says its billionaire founder, Liu Qiangdong, has returned to China after earlier being arrested in the U.S. on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

Sep 3, 2018

Two women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sex have been caned in a rare public whipping in northeastern Malaysia

As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

Sep 3, 2018

A woman's challenges in trying to report sexual assault allegations show the determination of a new generation trying to push China into its own #MeToo movement