Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots World

Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots

The Indonesian National Police's Counterterrorism Squad, Densus 88, is probing a likely involvement of the Islamic state (ISIS) group in a string of riots in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s Antara News Agency reported.
Myanmar seizes nearly 800kg of meth in Shan state World

Myanmar seizes nearly 800kg of meth in Shan state

Myanmar authorities confiscated 762 kilogrammes of methamphetamine worth more than 19 billion kyats (12.67 million USD) in eastern Shan state, according to the commander-in-chief of Defence Services Office said on August 26.
Two men to be prosecuted related to Phan Van Anh Vu case Society

Two men to be prosecuted related to Phan Van Anh Vu case

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) has asked the Supreme People’s Procuracy to prosecute two suspects for “swindling to appropriate assets” in the high-profile case concerning Phan Van Anh Vu, former chairman of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company.
Unexploded firebomb discovered in central Bangkok World

Unexploded firebomb discovered in central Bangkok

Thai authorities recovered an unexploded firebomb at a market in central Bangkok on August 7 in what they said was a device left over from coordinated attacks last week that wounded four people.
Thai police identify suspects of Bangkok bombing, arson World

Thai police identify suspects of Bangkok bombing, arson

Thai police have identified all suspects of the bombing and arson attacks in Bangkok on August 2 and are seeking arrest warrants for them, according to Pol. Lt. Gen. Suwat Chaengyotsuk, an assistant to the national police chief.
Trans-national drug ringleader arrested Society

Trans-national drug ringleader arrested

A Lao national carrying more than 24,000 synthetic drug pills was recently arrested at the Cha Lo international border gate in the central province of Quang Binh, according to the provincial Border Guard High Command.
Hoa Binh police bust trafficking of 100 heroin bricks Society

Hoa Binh police bust trafficking of 100 heroin bricks

The police of the northwestern province of Hoa Binh, in collaboration with other anti-drug forces from the Ministry of Public Security and the Vietnam Coast Guard High Command, seized 100 heroin bricks from a car during their patrol on National Highway 6 on July 19.
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.