January 31, 2013
Nearly 460 police officers and other personnel were disciplined for misconduct while a record-high 93 were arrested in 2012, despite reforms intended to clean up law...
October 24, 2012
NANYANG, China—Cai Yang’s return to his family’s farm in Nanyang, Henan province, in late September was unexpected.
October 24, 2012
Weary of rules limiting the freedom of their "overwhelmingly outstanding" sailors, the top commanders of the U.S. Navy in Japan eased after-hours restrictions this month. Just...
October 22, 2012
The legislature of the Japanese island of Okinawa has passed a protest resolution following the arrests of two U.S. sailors accused of rape, and says U.S. bases there should be ...
October 19, 2012
The commander of U.S. Forces Japan imposed a night curfew on military personnel on Oct. 19 after two U.S. servicemen were arrested on suspicion of raping a Japanese woman on...
August 17, 2012
Fourteen Hong Kong activists, including five who landed on the Senkaku island of Uotsurishima on Aug. 15, have been arrested by the Okinawa prefectural police and the Japan...
August 06, 2012
BEIJING -- China's Ministry of Public Security says it has detained nearly 2,000 people in a nationwide crackdown on counterfeit drugs, including some to treat cancer.
July 26, 2012
NEYAGAWA, Osaka Prefecture--Police arrested three junior high school boys in connection with the bullying of a classmate, which involved setting the boy’s hair on fire and...
July 07, 2012
YANGON -- Myanmar police rounded up at least 16 student leaders ahead of the 50th anniversary of a brutal army crackdown, activists and family members said on Saturday, raising ...
June 26, 2012
The Japanese stock market has been hit by a series of revelations of insider trading, acknowledged by financial regulators as a rampant problem.
June 25, 2012
YOKOHAMA--Prosecutors on June 25 arrested a former securities executive, a company president and two others on suspicion of insider trading.
March 31, 2012
BELGRADE -- Serbian police said on March 30 they had arrested a former senior soccer official and four other men suspected of hurling a hand grenade onto the lawn of a home...
March 16, 2012
Japan's professional basketball league called an emergency meeting on March 15 to draw up a tough new stance on substance abuse after the arrest of a player last month.
February 17, 2012
Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, the former president of Olympus Corp. who was arrested on Feb. 16 on suspicion of falsifying financial statements, apparently came up with the idea to cover...
February 16, 2012
Tokyo prosecutors arrested the former president of Olympus Corp. and six other people Feb. 16 for their roles in one of Japan's biggest corporate scandals.
February 16, 2012
Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, 70, the former president of Olympus Corp., was arrested Feb. 16 on suspicion of falsifying financial statements in connection with a scandal to cover up huge ...
December 06, 2011
Police say two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Masato Uchishiba has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
November 22, 2011
Tokyo prosecutors on Nov. 22 arrested Mototaka Ikawa, the former chairman of Daio Paper Corp., whose reckless borrowing from subsidiaries is suspected of having caused 3.2...
November 21, 2011
MANILA -- A Philippine lower court on Nov. 18 permitted former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, under arrest on charges of electoral sabotage, to stay at a Manila hospital...
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