Crime

Wife of Nissan ex-exec Ghosn being questioned in Tokyo court

Apr 11, 2019

The wife of Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was being questioned by prosecutors after her husband was accused of financial misconduct while leading the Japanese automaker

Chinese police seize drug shipment concealed in banana truck

Apr 11, 2019

Chinese police have seized a haul of drugs including methamphetamines and heroin concealed in a truckload of bananas

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Apr 11, 2019

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals, spurring calls for more protection by wildlife groups

Hong Kong protest organizers free on bail before sentencing

Apr 10, 2019

A Hong Kong court has extended bail for 9 pro-democracy protest organizers awaiting sentencing for public nuisance convictions over the 2014 umbrella movement demonstrations

Ghosn's lawyers appeal to Japan Supreme Court over detention

Apr 10, 2019

The lawyers for Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, sent back to detention while out on bail, have filed a protest with the Japanese Supreme Court

Malaysia former first lady hit with fresh corruption charge

Apr 10, 2019

The wife of Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been hit with a new corruption charge over a solar energy contract

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn says a 'conspiracy' led to his arrest

Apr 9, 2019

Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is maintaining he is innocent and accuses some executives at the Japanese automaker of a "conspiracy" that led to his arrest on financial misconduct allegations

Thai man accused of raping and killing German tourist

Apr 9, 2019

Thai police say a local man has been arrested on suspicion of raping and killing a German tourist on the island of Koh Si Chang in the Gulf of Thailand

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn says in a video statement that a "conspiracy" at the automaker is behind his arrest

Apr 9, 2019

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn says in a video statement that a "conspiracy" at the automaker is behind his arrest

Korean Air boss dies weeks after board removal over scandals

Apr 8, 2019

Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho has died of illness weeks after shareholders voted to remove him from the board over a series of scandals surrounding the company's ruling family