May 17 - Asian news bulletins are led by the court case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn after the IMF chief was denied bail and sent to a notorious New York jail. Toshi Maeda reports.
The surprising arrest and court appearance have IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Made headlines across Asia Tuesday after he was denied bail and sent to New York jail. In China the country's state run television reported on high profile case. On the sixteenth the hit of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss com attend to express -- hanging New York. But judge denied bail and he'll stay in custody to awaits judicial procedure. And you also grabbed headlines in South Korea which received 55 billion dollar bailout from IMF back in 1997. During an Asian financial crisis what's wrong with. Com has denied the allegations. But prosecutors announced that they re investigating other possible sexual crimes. Australia's state run ABC also covered the story. They head of the International Monetary Fund has been denied bail out of allegations that he tried to -- -- hotel ASCII that. An extraordinary courtroom scenes in Manhattan judge rules that Dominic Strauss-Kahn. Posed a flight risk reminding him in custody. Strauss-Kahn was previously seen as a strong candidate in France's presidential election. Yet also won praise for his leadership that the and that during the global financial meltdown and that you wrote Jones debt crisis. Pushing my -- Reuters.