Crime

China says Interpol ex-president confesses to bribe taking

Jun 20, 2019

A Chinese court reports former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime at a hearing

Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology, demand she quit

Jun 18, 2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists reject leader's apology, demand she quit

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo

Jun 18, 2019

Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have abducted 10 fishermen from boats in waters off Borneo, renewing security worries in Malaysia's Sabah state

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill

Jun 15, 2019

Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

Jun 14, 2019

The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters sing hymns, slam violence

Jun 13, 2019

Hymns and reproach from Hong Kong protesters after clashes with police over extradition bill

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

Jun 12, 2019

Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony

The Latest: HK leader doesn't say if she will withdraw bill

Jun 12, 2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has spoken tearfully about the sacrifices she has made for the city in response to questions about whether she is "selling out" the territory by trying to push through a controversial extradition bill

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling

Jun 5, 2019

Japanese authorities have arrested 7 Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling stimulants in ship-to-ship transfers

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business

Jun 5, 2019

Undaunted, Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business