Law And Order

Indonesian militant given 9 years jail for inciting attacks

Apr 9, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic militant to nine years in prison for masterminding a double suicide bombing that targeted police at a bus terminal in Jakarta

Facebook faces Indonesia investigation over privacy breach

Apr 6, 2018

Indonesia says Facebook is being investigated over the privacy breach of its Indonesian users.

Malaysian prosecutors rest case in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

Apr 5, 2018

Malaysian prosecutors have wrapped up their case against two Southeast Asian women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, after a six-month trial that could send the women to the gallows

Singapore court imposes hefty fines for Airbnb rentals

Apr 4, 2018

A court in Singapore has fined two men for breaching laws banning short-term rentals by renting out condominium units through online services such as Airbnb, Craigslist and HomeAway

Indonesian court orders therapy for Australian drug user

Mar 27, 2018

An Indonesian court has ordered an Australian man to undergo rehabilitation after finding him guilty of possessing a small amount of drugs on the tourist island of Bali

Balinese man gets 15 years' prison in murder of Japan couple

Mar 26, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a Balinese man to 15 years in prison for robbing and murdering an elderly Japanese couple last year on the tourist island of Bali

Malaysia police deny prejudice against Kim murder suspects

Mar 22, 2018

A Malaysian police investigator says the absence of four North Korean suspects believed to have orchestrated the killing of their leader's half brother didn't cause prejudice against the two women on trial

Lawyer: Kim murder suspect thought smearing face was prank

Mar 20, 2018

A lawyer says the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother told police she realized she had been used to murder him after she was detained

Indonesia faces challenge to seizure of yacht wanted by US

Mar 19, 2018

Indonesian police say a luxury yacht seized as part of a U.S. probe into the alleged multibillion-dollar theft of funds from a Malaysian state investment company has not been handed over to the U.S. because of a legal challenge from its owner

Papua activist gets 10 months jail for independence petition

Mar 16, 2018

An Indonesian court has found a Papuan activist guilty of incitement and sentenced him to 10 months in prison for promoting a petition calling for a referendum on independence for the region

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