What it’s like for Singapore’s death row inmates in the days leading up to their execution
While facing execution is a daunting prospect under any circumstances, the conditions of death row confinement in Singapore underscore deepe...
Activists, family of man sentenced to death in Singapore over cannabis pleads for clemency
The family of Tangaraju Suppiah — who was convicted in Singapore of trafficking cannabis — and activists are pleading for clemency ahead of ...
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Lawmakers renew calls for release of American ‘wrongfully detained’ in China for 10 years
U.S. lawmakers are urging the Chinese government to release Mark Swidan, an American who has been jailed in China for over a decade.
65-year-old Vietnamese ‘drug queen’ arrested after years on the run as international fugitive
Vũ Hoàng Oanh, a 65-year-old drug lord considered one of Vietnam's biggest "drug queens," was arrested after evading capture...
Boston Chinatown restaurant served as front for global money laundering scheme, DOJ says
A family-owned restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown allegedly served as the headquarters of international money laundering and transmitting sche...
Right-hand man of ‘Asia’s El Chapo,’ 6th on Australia’s most wanted list, extradited from Thailand
Chung Chak Lee, 66, known as the right-hand man of “Asia’s El Chapo,” was extradited to Melbourne, Australia, from Thailand on Saturday.
Singapore defends their execution of mentally disabled Malaysian man caught with 1.5 ounces of heroin
Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau and Attorney General’s Chambers issued separate statements defending the execution of the mentally dis...