Law And Order

Widow, daughter of Korean Air chairman appear at trial

May 2, 2019

The widow and daughter of Korean Air chairman have appeared in a trial over charges that they unlawfully hired housekeepers from the Philippines

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death

Apr 30, 2019

A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death

Japan police: Man put knives on desk of emperor's grandson

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese police say they have arrested a man linked to knives found on the school desk of Emperor Akihito's 12-year-old grandson

Judge rules graft charges to stand against Malaysia's Najib

Apr 29, 2019

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed in his bid to have seven corruption charges against him dismissed as his trial enters its third week

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law

Apr 28, 2019

Thousands of protesters have marched through downtown Hong Kong in opposition to changes to an extradition law that many see as eroding the territory's independent legal system

Japanese police probe knife on desk of emperor's grandson

Apr 27, 2019

Japanese media reports say police are investigating a knife that was placed on the school desk of Emperor Akihito's grandson

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn released from Japanese detention

Apr 25, 2019

Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released from detention after a Japanese court rejected a prosecutors' appeal

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and interferes with press freedom

Hong Kong sentences leaders of 2014 democracy protests

Apr 24, 2019

A court in Hong Kong has handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests on charges of public nuisance offenses

The Latest: 8 Hong Kong protest organizers sentenced

Apr 24, 2019

A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests for their convictions on public nuisance offenses