IS supporters in Singapore detained World

IS supporters in Singapore detained

A Singaporean was detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after investigations showed that he was "radicalised and harboured the intention" to travel to Syria to join the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), said the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots World

Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots

Three militants inspired by the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) group have been arrested in Malaysia, accused of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship in the country and neighbouring Indonesia, police said on May 16.
Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia Politics

Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia

Vietnam strongly condemns the recent terror attacks in Surabaya city of Indonesia, including inhuman attacks at three churches in the early morning of May 13 that left many civilians dead and injured, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
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.
ASEAN enjoys half century of dynamic, comprehensive development ASEAN

ASEAN enjoys half century of dynamic, comprehensive development

After 50 years of development, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been internationally recognised as a comprehensive regional cooperative organisation and a cohesive and dynamic political-economic entity that contributes to global connectivity.
Malaysia works to prevent IS funding World

Malaysia works to prevent IS funding

The mushrooming of unauthorised non-governmental organisations in donation drives lately could be linked to the IS militant groups that collect funds to finance their activities.