Philippines cracks down on extremist group World

Philippines cracks down on extremist group

The Philippine military recently launched air and ground operation in the southern province of Maguindanao, killing 21 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).
Malaysia arrests seven suspects for links to IS World

Malaysia arrests seven suspects for links to IS

Malaysia police said on March 13 they arrested 7 people for suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group during a counter-terrorism operation from March 8-12 in Sabah and Selangor states.
Philippines: Five killed in rebel attacks World

Philippines: Five killed in rebel attacks

Five people were killed and 15 others wounded in a series of attacks by the New People’s Army (NPA) in southern Philippines on February 16, said the Philippine army on February 17.
Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects ASEAN

Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects

Malaysia’s police on January 23 arrested four people, including three foreigners, who have connections with a branch in southern Philippines of the self-claimed Islamic State terrorist group.
Philippine President visits Japan World

Philippine President visits Japan

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Japan on October 25 to start his three-day visit to enhance cooperation in navigation security and infrastructure development.