Law And Order

Son of former Thai PM indicted on money laundering charge

Oct 10, 2018

The son of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been indicted on charges of money laundering, as pressure mounts on the ousted leader's political allies

Japan urges Myanmar to conduct credible Rohingya probe

Oct 9, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told Myanmar's leader that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims is key to resolving tensions in the country's Rakhine state

Apparent white tiger attack kills keeper at Japan zoo

Oct 9, 2018

Japanese police investigate the death of a zookeeper in an apparent attack by a white tiger

Thai police seek shooters who killed tourist in crossfire

Oct 8, 2018

Police in Thailand are searching for suspected teenage gang members involved in a shooting that killed a nearby Indian tourist and injured four others outside a Bangkok shopping arcade

China says ex-Interpol chief being investigated for bribery, other unspecified crimes; hints at political transgressions

Oct 8, 2018

China says ex-Interpol chief being investigated for bribery, other unspecified crimes; hints at political transgressions

Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, 7 of them foreigners

Oct 6, 2018

Malaysian police say eight suspected militants, including seven foreigners, have been arrested for allegedly spreading religious extremism that could threaten national security and fan terrorism in the region

Vietnam jails 5 activists over attempted subversion

Oct 5, 2018

A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has sentenced five activists to up to 15 years in prison after finding them guilty of running a political group that challenges the country's Communist one-party rule

South Korean ex-leader Lee gets 15-year term for corruption

Oct 5, 2018

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a corruption case that badly tainting his status as South Korea's first leader with a business background who once symbolized the country's economic rise

A South Korean court has sentenced ex-President Lee Myung-bak to 15 years in prison over corruption scandal

Oct 5, 2018

A South Korean court has sentenced ex-President Lee Myung-bak to 15 years in prison over corruption scandal

Philippine police kill 9, arrest 117 mostly drug suspects

Oct 4, 2018

Philippine officials say nine drug suspects have been killed and 117 others have been arrested in police-led raids in a central province, as the government pressed a massive crackdown that has left more than 4,800 suspects dead