Indonesian fires pollute Malaysia’s air ASEAN

Indonesian fires pollute Malaysia’s air

Many places across Malaysia are witnessing rising air pollution levels as the southwest monsoon winds blow smoke from land and forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, northward.
Indonesia pledges to tackle haze World

Indonesia pledges to tackle haze

Indonesia assured its Southeast Asian neighbours that it will take measures to tackle haze caused by forest fires and slash-and-burn farming.
Singapore prohibits newspaper linked to IS World

Singapore prohibits newspaper linked to IS

The Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information on July 22 banned the distribution and possession of the Al Fatihin newspaper published by Furat Media, a company linked to the IS.
Thailand: motorcycle bomb injures seven ASEAN

Thailand: motorcycle bomb injures seven

Two senior military officers and five civilians were injured following a motorcycle bomb blast on a highway in Pattani province’s Nong Chik district in southern Thailand on June 9.
 Thailand seizes more fishing ships from Vietnam ASEAN

Thailand seizes more fishing ships from Vietnam

Thailand’s Naval Zone 2 force arrested three Vietnamese fishing ships with 33 fishermen on board for illegally entering and fishing on its territorial waters, the local Thai Rath newspaper reported.
Car bomb attack in southern Thailand World

Car bomb attack in southern Thailand

At least seven policemen and two locals were seriously injured in a car bomb detonated near a Border Patrol Police (BPP) station in Thailand’s southern province of Pattani on February 27.
Suspected MH370 plane wreckage found in Thailand World

Suspected MH370 plane wreckage found in Thailand

A piece of suspected plane wreckage recently found off the coast of southern Thailand has fueled speculation that it may belong to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished nearly two years ago.
Former Thai PM to run for next election ASEAN

Former Thai PM to run for next election

Former Thai Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai, 77, said on January 5 he would run for the next election as he believed only those who represented the Thais understood their problems.