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security related issues

Thailand arrests IS suspect

World

Thailand arrests IS suspect

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan announced that Awae Wae-ya, a Thai man suspected to have links with the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), has been arrested.

Thailand considers Kra Canal project

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Thailand considers Kra Canal project

The Thai government is reviewing the feasibility of the Kra Canal project which will connect the Gulf of Thailand to Andaman Sea across southern Thailand, creating a strategic sea route.

Vietnam proposes measures to enhance AIPA’s role

Politics

Vietnam proposes measures to enhance AIPA’s role

Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong suggested measures to promote the role of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) at the first plenary session of the 38th AIPA General Assembly (AIPA-38) which opened in Manila, the Philippines, on September 16.

Indian Defence Minister to visit Vietnam

World

Indian Defence Minister to visit Vietnam

Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will make a two-day visit to Vietnam to boost military relations between the two nations, according to the Indian news agency Press Trust of India.