Philippines strengthens military capacity World

Philippines strengthens military capacity

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the plan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to buy more aircraft and submarine, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on June 11.
Singapore to tighten security for US-DPRK summit World

Singapore to tighten security for US-DPRK summit

The Singaporean police will tighten security measures to prepare for the summit between US President Donald Trump and leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un, which is scheduled to take place on June 12.
Flight returns to Singapore due to bomb threat World

Flight returns to Singapore due to bomb threat

A flight en route from Singapore to Thailand had to return the city state and made emergency landing at Changi Airport on April 5 after a passenger allegedly made a bomb threat on board.
Philippine army: Marawi battle to end soon World

Philippine army: Marawi battle to end soon

The Philippine army announced on October 15 that its military operation to retake the southern city of Marawi from Maute militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) will end soon.