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K-pop singer admits to filming sex videos

South Korean singer and television celebrity Jung Joon-young on Thursday admitted to committing the crime of illicitly filming and sharing sex videos without the other parties’ consent.

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Man injured in blaze at metal shack built on Hong Kong village rooftop

Fire broke out in structure on top of a two-storey building in Ngau Chi Wan Village in Choi Hung
Ground floor of building was hardware shop while second floor was used for storage

Missing Hong Kong couple found dead more than a week after fishing vessel collided with oil tanker

Various government search and rescue teams were deployed by authorities on both sides as tragedy happened outside city’s waters
Marine Department says it will follow up on case

Student at Chinese cultural academy dies, and school’s founder blames family’s sins

Nine-year-old Zhou Zuorui dies, apparently of leukaemia
Founder of Yukun School, in Jilin province, said to tell Zhou’s parents they should repent

Chinese head teachers ordered to eat with pupils after string of food safety scandals

Order is one of a string of government directives issued in face of public outrage following series of incidents where pupils were being given rotten and mouldy food
Parents will also be given a greater role in the buying and preparation of school meals and even be allowed to taste the food themselves

Hong Kong chiropractor jailed for 15 months for indecently assaulting young woman during three days of treatment freed on appeal

Geoffrey Chan, 66, was jailed last August after a 21-year-old woman accused him of touching sensitive body parts during treatment
Judge said prosecutors had no evidence to prove chiropractor’s methods were incorrect and inappropriate

Jobless drug user arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of killing waitress girlfriend after fight and hiding body under bunk bed

Police suspect the man had been using drug ‘Ice’ heavily before beating woman during an argument at her flat in Po Lam Estate
Officers became suspicious that the suspect may have murdered his girlfriend after they arrested him over a separate investigation

Chinese boy, 13, arrested for hacking his mother to death after they argued about killing of his dog

Police allege Shao Fuming attacked Yang Yan on Saturday and then spent more than a day sitting quietly in a 24-hour restaurant before his mother’s body was discovered

Man throws wife from fourth floor of airport

TAIPEI: It’s common for couples to have the occasional squabble, but a quarrel between a 32-year-old man and his 33-year-old wife landed both of them in hospital.

Under investigation: Police escorting Wan. (Right) The stairway from where Chang was thrown at Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Cockpit voice recorder depicts pilots’ frantic search for fix

JAKARTA: The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said.