Law And Order

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists

May 2, 2019

A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters

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

Indonesia 'shocked' by Malaysian's acquittal in maid's death

Apr 23, 2019

Indonesia's government says it was shocked by Malaysia's acquittal of a woman charged with the death of her Indonesian maid, in a case that has sparked public outrage over alleged abuse

Former Malaysian leader's corruption trial enters second day

Apr 15, 2019

The corruption trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has entered a second day, with a central bank investigator taking the stand in the case involving the transfer of suspicious money into Najib's bank accounts

Malaysia former first lady hit with fresh corruption charge

Apr 10, 2019

The wife of Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been hit with a new corruption charge over a solar energy contract

More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

Apr 9, 2019

More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters

Malaysia urged to investigate police links to disappearances

Apr 4, 2019

Malaysia's human rights commission has urged the government to reinvestigate the disappearances of a Christian pastor and a Muslim activist after an inquiry concluded they were abducted by the police special branch for alleged proselytizing of Muslims

Prosecutor says ex-Malaysian PM abused his 'absolute power'

Apr 3, 2019

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sat in the dock at the start of his corruption trial, with the chief prosecutor alleging he wielded "near absolute power" for nearly a decade

Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing

Apr 1, 2019

Two years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother was killed, a Malaysian court has dropped the murder charge against the only suspect still in custody, and she pleaded guilty to a lesser offense and is expected to be released soon

The Latest: Envoy welcomes quick release of Vietnam suspect

Apr 1, 2019

Vietnam's ambassador to Malaysia says he appreciates that a Vietnamese woman will be released soon after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother

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