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Terrorism

Malaysian airports to charge “anti-terror fee”

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Passengers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay a fee of 35 ringgit ($8.55) as the government introduced a new passenger screening system,...
Thai army’s offer to help Philippines against IS sparks criticism

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The Royal Thai Army said it is ready to send troops to the restive city of Marawi on Mindanao plagued by Islamic State terrorists...
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...
Philippine officials downplay safety risks as travel warnings mount

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Despite a rising number of travel warnings after violent attacks in popular tourist spots in the Philippines and ecurity concerns over mass killings in...
Islamist extremism reaches Myanmar

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Myanmar police said on November 26 that they arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon and were investigating their links to what...
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...
Malaysia PM defends disputed new security laws

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak defended controversial new security laws due to take effect on August 1, in a statement calling for "greater action...
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...
Terror threats resurface in East Malaysia, wider region

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The United Kingdom, after Australia and New Zealand,  is warning its citizens against travel to coastal islands in the East Malaysian state of Sabah...
Malaysia: Security tightened ahead of Obama visit to ASEAN summit

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Malaysia deployed soldiers in its capital city on November 20, taking extra security precautions amid unconfirmed reports of an "imminent terrorist threat" ahead of...
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...
Indonesia, Saudi Arabia sign defense agreement

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Indonesia and Saudi Arabia signed a defense cooperation agreement (DCA) on January 23, the first of its kind between the two nations. The agreement was...
Spotlight: ASEAN nations beef up cyber defenses

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Governments, it is widely agreed, must follow a mandate to protect their citizens. How much privacy they strip away from our online lives in order...