Philippines: Two policemen killed in attack World

Philippines: Two policemen killed in attack

Philippine authorities said on June 14 that two policemen have been killed and two others wounded after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists attacked a police station in a remote town in the southern province of Sulu.
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.
Thailand: Nearly 10,000 policemen deployed for ASEAN Summit World

Thailand: Nearly 10,000 policemen deployed for ASEAN Summit

About 10,000 policemen will be posted at various spots to ensure safety for ASEAN leaders who will attend the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22-23, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of national security affairs Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan said on June 17.
Vietnam actively prepares for sending policemen to UN missions Politics

Vietnam actively prepares for sending policemen to UN missions

Vietnam is actively preparing to send its policemen to UN peacekeeping missions, said Lieut. Gen. Tran Van Ve, Acting General Director of the General Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security, at the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) that took place in New York on June 21.
Seven people killed in clashes in southern Philippines World

Seven people killed in clashes in southern Philippines

One civilian and six policemen, including a town police chief, were killed and three other police were injured in ambushes believed to be staged by the New People’s Army (NPA) militant group in southern Philippines, the country’s military said on July 21.
Philippines dismisses 100 policemen for using drugs World

Philippines dismisses 100 policemen for using drugs

Nearly 100 policemen have been dismissed since the start of the year because they were found to be drug users, in a clean-up of the ranks after President Rodrigo Duterte halted police anti-drug operations, according to a local senior official.