Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue World

Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue

Singaporean Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Heng Kee and US Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Anderson co-chaired the 11th Singapore-US Strategic Security Policy Dialogue (SSPD) at Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on September 16.
Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific World

Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen and his US counterpart Mark Esper discussed various regional security issues, including the East Sea, counterterrorism, and the importance of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific, during their virtual meeting on August 31.
Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots World

Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots

The Indonesian National Police's Counterterrorism Squad, Densus 88, is probing a likely involvement of the Islamic state (ISIS) group in a string of riots in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s Antara News Agency reported.
Top Vietnamese, Cambodian legislators hold talks Politics

Top Vietnamese, Cambodian legislators hold talks

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with her Cambodian counterpart Samdech Heng Samrin following an official welcome ceremony for the latter in Hanoi on May 28 afternoon.
Malaysia, Australia step up cooperation in counterterrorism World

Malaysia, Australia step up cooperation in counterterrorism

Malaysian Minister of Defence Mohamad Sabu and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne on June 25 had a closed-door meeting within the inaugural Malaysia-Australia High Level Committee on Defence Cooperation (HLC) meeting at Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Base in Butterworth.