Thailand boosts cooperation in fight against money laundering World

Thailand boosts cooperation in fight against money laundering

Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) said on September 6 that it is expanding international efforts to cope with sophisticated money laundering through its cooperation with countries in the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
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).
Hi-tech terror threat warned at ASEAN-Australia Special Summit World

Hi-tech terror threat warned at ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

Australian Home Affair Minister Peter Dutton on March 17 named use of encrypted messaging apps to plot terrorist attacks the greatest threat faced by intelligence agencies in modern times in his remarks at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit that is underway in Sydney.
Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit Politics

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.
15 defendants imprisoned for terrorist act Society

15 defendants imprisoned for terrorist act

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court imposed imprisonment sentences ranging from 16 years to five years on 15 defendants on the charge of “conducting terrorism against the people’s administration"
Trial opens on airport bombing suspects Society

Trial opens on airport bombing suspects

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on December 26 opened a first-instance trial on a terrorism plot targeting Tan Son Nhat International Airport involving 16 suspects.
Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash World

Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash

The Philippine military on November 29 said fifteen suspected militants including six women were killed in a gun battle in Manila, five days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks between the government and rebels.
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.
Philippines rescues all hostages held in Marawi World

Philippines rescues all hostages held in Marawi

Filipino government forces have rescued all hostages held by the pro-Islamic States (IS) militants that took over southern Marawi city for five months, Colonel Romeo Brawner told a press conference on October 22.