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Counter-insurgency begins in the southern Philippines

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On Saturday, the Philippine military launched a full scale assault on a separatist rebel group, known as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM), in...
Indonesia prepares for Idul Fitri

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One of Indonesia’s biggest national holidays is about to begin, and the country is buzzing with preparations. Idul Fitri is the Indonesian spelling of...
Fundamentalist Islamic group in Indonesian under fire

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A militant Islamic group in Indonesia might soon be forcibly disbanded by the government. The hardline Islamic Defenders Front, known as FPI, has a...
Brunei bans restaurant meals for all during Ramadan

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In another sign of its hardline religious approach the small Sultanate of Brunei has banned all restaurants from table service for non-Muslims during daytime...
Malaysian bloggers charged for posting controversial pork pictures

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Charged on July 18 for “seditious publication” after posting a picture on Facebook of dining on pork during Ramadan, Alvin Tan, 25, and Vivian...
Philippines clinches revenue-sharing deal with rebels

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The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, from Mindanao announced on July 13 that they have reached what they call...
Indonesia struggles with inflation

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Indonesia's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate double than economists forecast by 50 basis points to 6.5 per cent, the bank announced in...

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Seventy per cent of Muslim shoppers in Peninsular Malaysia stockpile non-perishable household and food goods for the holy month of Ramadan, a recent survey...