Law And Order

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

May 25, 2018

Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste

China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

May 25, 2018

A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting alleged rights abuses will be tried on a charge of leaking state secrets next month

Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

May 25, 2018

Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million

Australian sentenced to death in Malaysia drugs case

May 24, 2018

Australian woman accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia has been sentenced to death after an appeals court overturned a lower court's acquittal

Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

May 24, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was quizzed for more than six hours by anti-graft investigators looking into alleged theft and money laundering at a state investment fund he founded

Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus

May 23, 2018

Amnesty International says Rohingya insurgents massacred Hindus in Myanmar last year

Duterte to drug suspects: Want to live longer? Stay in jail

May 22, 2018

The Philippine president has told drug suspects in a central province to look for a way to get arrested and then stay in jail if they want to live longer, in his latest threat in his bloody anti-drug crackdown

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

May 22, 2018

China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been questioned over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him