Crime

Prosecutor: Suspects in N. Korean death are trained killers

Jun 28, 2018

Prosecutors say two Southeast Asian women on trial for killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader are trained assassins

Korean Air chair questioned on suspicion of embezzlement

Jun 28, 2018

Korean Air's chairman has apologized before being questioned by prosecutors investigating alleged wrongdoing by him and his family

Malaysia values items seized in ex-PM probe at $273 million

Jun 27, 2018

Malaysian police say the total value of cash, gem, watches and handbags seized from properties linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak last month in a money-laundering investigation amounted to a staggering $273 million.

Lawyers: Case against 2 in murder of N. Korean scion feeble

Jun 27, 2018

Defense lawyers say circumstantial evidence against two women accused of poisoning to death the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader is feeble, and have urged the judge to acquit their clients

China hails international cooperation in cocaine bust

Jun 27, 2018

China says its police successfully worked with authorities from Hong Kong, Peru and Australia in busting an international drug smuggling plot resulting in the seizure of 117 kilograms (257 pounds) of cocaine

Men who investigated Ivanka Trump's China suppliers off bail

Jun 27, 2018

China Labor Watch says activists arrested while investigating abuses at Chinese suppliers for Ivanka Trump's fashion brand were released from bail, but questions remain about their ability to live and work freely

Man kills policeman, guard in attacks near school in Japan

Jun 26, 2018

Police say a knife-wielding man slashed and killed an officer in a local police station, took the man's gun and fatally shot a security guard at the entrance to a nearby elementary school in northern Japan

4 injured in rare shooting in Hong Kong

Jun 26, 2018

Hong Kong media say four people have been injured in a rare instance of gun violence in the Chinese territory

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Jun 23, 2018

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who twice served as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died at age 92

Malaysia names new central bank governor

Jun 22, 2018

Malaysia has named an experienced former central bank official, Nor Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus, as the new central bank governor