Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths World

Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths

A riot and deadly two-day standoff by terrorism detainees in a police detention center near the Indonesian capital ended on early May 10 after a police assault on the cellblock led to a mass surrender by those holed up inside, officials said.
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 concerns over infiltration of terrorists World

Thailand concerns over infiltration of terrorists

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on November 14 expressed his concern that elements of the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist groups have entered the country.
Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf World

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.
Singaporean Prime Minister visits US World

Singaporean Prime Minister visits US

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began his six-day visit to the US on October 21, aiming to strengthen the bilateral partnership, according to Singapore media.
Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city World

Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city

The government armed forces will liberate the southern Marawi city in a few days, announced General Eduardo Ano, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in a televised press conference on October 16.
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.