Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects World

Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects

Malaysian police said on Feb. 21 that they had arrested 11 Malaysians and Filipinos for suspected link to terrorist organisations, including the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the southern Philippines.
Malaysia enhances marine security forces World

Malaysia enhances marine security forces

About 500 members of Malaysian People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) will be deployed to assist in monitoring security in Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) from January 2018.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.
Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf World

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.
Philippines rescues all hostages held in Marawi World

Philippines rescues all hostages held in Marawi

Filipino government forces have rescued all hostages held by the pro-Islamic States (IS) militants that took over southern Marawi city for five months, Colonel Romeo Brawner told a press conference on October 22.
Vietnam’s embassies work hard to protect citizens Politics

Vietnam’s embassies work hard to protect citizens

The Embassy of Vietnam in the Philippines is closely coordinating with competent Philippine agencies to complete necessary procedures in order to bring home the body of a Vietnamese citizen who was killed in the Philippines military’s attacks on the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf.