Jan 25, 2017

U.S. man's 20-year jail term for South Korea murder upheld

South Korea’s top court upheld a U.S. citizen’s 20-year murder sentence on Wednesday, finally drawing a line under a tortuous legal saga two decades after he stabbed a Korean to death in a Burger King restroom. The random killing of Jo Jung-pil was made ...

Manila apologizes to Seoul over South Korean's murder at police camp

Jan 25, 2017

Manila apologizes to Seoul over South Korean's murder at police camp

The Philippine government apologized to South Korea on Tuesday for the reported killing of a South Korean man at the country’s main police camp, a crime that has tainted law enforcers carrying out the president’s controversial anti-drug crackdown. President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman, Ernesto Abella, ...

Jan 22, 2017

Fifth victim dies after car hits pedestrians in Australia

A fifth person died in hospital a day after a man with a history of mental health and drug issues drove a car through a lunch-time crowd in a pedestrian-only street in Australia’s second largest city, police said on Sunday. A 3-month-old boy died ...

South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

Jan 19, 2017

South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

A South Korean businessman kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs was murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, authorities said Thursday. Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa said he felt deep shame as he announced the ...

Jan 18, 2017

Philippine police murdered South Korean businessman, Seoul says

Philippine police kidnapped and murdered a South Korean businessman, then led his wife to believe he was alive for months to extort money from her, authorities said Wednesday. The killing is the latest in a long series of criminal acts by members of the ...