Law And Order

Lao drug kingpin with celebrity links gets 2nd life sentence

Sep 26, 2018

A court in Thailand has given a second life sentence to a drug kingpin from Laos whose social connections to various celebrities were exposed by his arrest

Police find buried bodies of murdered Briton and Thai wife

Sep 25, 2018

Police in northern Thailand say they have discovered the buried bodies of a missing British expatriate and his Thai wife, and have arrested the woman's brother for allegedly ordering their murder

Thai court finds 9 Muslim men guilty in Bangkok bomb plot

Sep 25, 2018

A Thai court has convicted nine young Muslim men from southern Thailand of planning to set off a car bomb in the capital, in a case in which many of the defendants said they were tortured into making false confessions

Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook

Sep 25, 2018

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government

Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

Sep 21, 2018

Taiwanese media say authorities have arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. for paying an underage girl for sex

Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for transmission woes

Sep 21, 2018

Ford Motor ordered to compensate Thai customers for faulty transmissions

Malaysian death sentences commuted for 3 Mexican brothers

Sep 21, 2018

The deaths sentences against 3 Mexican brothers convicted of drug trafficking in Malaysia have been commuted to long prison terms, a lawyer says

Taiwan tracing US gun company owner accused of sex with girl

Sep 20, 2018

Taiwan says it is looking for the owner of a Texas company that sells blueprints to make untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant tied to an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl

Malaysia's ex-PM pleads not guilty to new corruption charges

Sep 20, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to 25 new charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings

Sep 20, 2018

Doctor convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing yoga ball leaking carbon monoxide in their car sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong