Philippines to ban e-cigarettes ASEAN

Philippines to ban e-cigarettes

Philippine police on November 20 began enforcing a ban imposed by President Rodrigo Duterte on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
Cambodia: Opposition leader freed from house arrest World

Cambodia: Opposition leader freed from house arrest

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has freed former President of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha from house arrest, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason.
Quang Tri: three caught with 30,000 meth pills Society

Quang Tri: three caught with 30,000 meth pills

Border guards of the central province of Quang Tri on November 6 coordinated with Lao competent forces to arrest three men, seizing 30,000 meth pills they were trafficking from Laos to Vietnam.
Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation Politics

Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation

Former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy Nguyen Van Hien is being investigated for “lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences” in accordance with Clause 3, Article 360 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party World

Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party

Malaysian police on October 10 arrested two members of the Democratic Action Party, a member of Malaysia's ruling coalition, for alleged links to the now-defunct Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist group.
Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured World

Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured

Five terrorists were arrested by Indonesia’s Densus 88 counter-terrorism squad on October 2 for allegedly involving in the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), a militant group linked to the self-claimed Islamic State (IS).
Vietnam asks Interpol to issue red notice for fleeing businessman Society

Vietnam asks Interpol to issue red notice for fleeing businessman

The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has asked the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) to issue a red notice for the owner of the Nhat Cuong Mobile store chain, Bui Quang Huy, who was charged with smuggling and violating regulations of accounting, causing serious consequences.
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.