Crime

China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

Dec 21, 2018

China calls the US arrogant and selfish after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing American trade secrets and other sensitive information on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency

AP Explains: Next steps in Japan case against Nissan's Ghosn

Dec 21, 2018

AP Explains: The next steps in the legal case against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is charged with financial misdeeds at the automaker

Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn

Dec 21, 2018

Japanese prosecutors have added an allegation of breach of trust against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn, dashing his hopes for posting bail quickly

Japan court denies more detention of Nissan's ex-chair Ghosn

Dec 20, 2018

A Japanese court has denied prosecutors' request to extend the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been charged with underreporting his pay

China blasts US media reports of forced work at Muslim camp

Dec 20, 2018

The Chinese government has lashed out at US media reports about forced labor of mostly ethnic Muslim detainees in China's Xinjiang region

Critique of Thai Miss Universe gown linked to royal insult

Dec 20, 2018

A Thai social media influencer who criticized a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family

US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

Dec 19, 2018

At internment camps where China forces up to 1 million ethnic minority Muslims to give up their language and religion, detainees are sewing sportswear that can end up on US university campuses and sports teams

Philippine rebels abduct 2 soldiers, several militiamen

Dec 19, 2018

Philippine military officials say communist guerrillas abducted two soldiers and several militiamen and seized several rifles in an attack on an army base in the country's south in the latest flare-up of a nearly half-century-long insurgency

Japan wants Seoul's political decision on forced labor row

Dec 19, 2018

Japan's top diplomat has urged South Korea's government to make a political decision to bring an end to their recent legal dispute stemming from that country's court rulings on former Korean forced laborers

US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

Dec 19, 2018

The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. market