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Duterte fulfills promise and gives Muslim Mindanao wider autonomy

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed an autonomy law covering wider self-rule for Muslims in the south and was fulfilling is election...
War’s over, Marawi to be rebuilt for close to $100 million

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The Philippine government on October 27 kicked off the full reconstruction and rebuilding of conflict-torn Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, the...
Singapore on highest terror alert level, ISIS named biggest threat

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A new report by Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs released on June 1 noted that the terrorism threat to the city state reached the...
Bohol, Philippines ‘safest place on earth’

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit meetings to take place in Bohol, Philippines, from April 18 to 22 will go ahead despite...
Singapore remains on alert over Islamist attacks

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The foiled plot by Indonesian terror suspects to launch a rocket from the island of Batam to Marina Bay in Singapore was only the...
Extremists planned to fire rocket on Singapore

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Indonesia’s counter-terrorism police have arrested six suspected militants who were allegedly planning to launch a rocket attack on Singapore’s Marina Bay from nearby Batam...
Security increased for Suu Kyi after ISIS threat

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The Myanmar government is stepping up security for State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi after her name appeared on a...
Islamist attacks rattle Southeast Asia as Ramadan ends

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A series of attacks allegedly or admittedly committed by radical Islamists shook Southeast Asia in the last week of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month...
Did ISIS plan to kidnap Malaysia’s Prime Minister?

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was among top Malaysian officials that militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) planned to kidnap last...
Guns in Jakarta attack apparently from Philippines – Bombing foiled in KL

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Indonesian police believe that the guns used in the terrorist attack in Jakarta on January 14 Indonesia originated from the Philippines, the Wall Street...
Aquino denies “imminent terror threat” to the Philippines

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on January 15 in a press conference stated that there were "no credible or imminent terror threats" to the...
Indonesia police identify Jakarta attackers and mastermind

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Four of the five dead perpetrators in the January 14 bombing and shooting in Jakarta have been identified by Indonesian police. They, however, named...
Suicide bombing terror back in Southeast Asia – Islamic State claims responsibility

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Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Starbucks cafe in downtown Jakarta on January 14 while gunmen attacked a police post nearby, next...
Philippine southern militants form “Islamic State province”

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Four Islamic militant groups in the southern Philippines have apparently joined forces to create a satellite of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, making...
Condolences from all over Southeast Asia to France

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Southeast Asian nations, including Brunei, expressed their condolences to France after the horrific attacks in Paris on November 13 amid preparations in many countries...
Security fears ahead of APEC meeting after Paris attacks

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The Philippines, this year host of the high-profile summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) in Manila on November 18-19, said it put its...