Philippines Drug War Continues






Philippines Drug War Continues It has been reported that twelve people, including a city mayor, were killed earlier today in a shoot-out with police officers during a series of pre-dawn anti-drug raids in the southern Philippines, police and local officials said. Deutsche Presse-Agentur are saying that police officers also arrested the Deputy Mayor of Ozamiz […]






World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons






World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons North Korea is accelerating its drive to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the US regards this as a “clear and present danger,” US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday. Speaking at an international security conference […]






ISIS Terrorist Attack in Manila

ISIS Terrorist Attack in Manila






ISIS Terrorist Attack in Manila The US State Department has acknowledged the attack and warned citizens to stay away from the vicinity of the mall, including the country’s main Ninoy Aquino Airport, which is responsible for handling over 100,000 passengers daily. Casualties were seen being carried out of Resorts World Manila on stretchers and loaded […]






Duterte a Hero as he Crushes Muslim Terrorists

Duterte a Hero as he Crushes Muslim Terrorists






Duterte a Hero as he Crushes Muslim Terrorists Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he would not talk to Muslim rebels who are fighting the military and occupying parts of a southern city, and that he was determined to keep the Islamic State group out of the country. ISIS is no match for Duterte! […]






ISIS on the Rise in Muslim Parts of Asia

ISIS on the Rise in Muslim Parts of Asia






The military says it has killed at least 61 Maute fighters, bringing the total death toll to over 100 people. The militants seemed significantly weakened by the ongoing military operation and are showing less resistance, but still pose grave danger to locals, Padilla said. “We believe they’re now low on ammunition and food,” he said. […]






Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan

Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan






Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan Indonesia Faces Downgrades as Islamic Extremism Spreads. Government Acceptance of Terrorism and Extremism is a Danger to Regional Nations. Indonesia has an active and violent ISIS community that is continuing to grow it’s influence in the world’s largest Muslim nation. Indonesia is embracing Islamic extremism and that is a danger […]






Bangkok, Bomb Blast at Hospital Wounded 24 People Monday

Bangkok, Bomb Blast at Hospital Wounded 24 People Monday






Bangkok, Bomb Blast at Hospital Wounded 24 People Monday A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people Monday, the 3rd Anni of the Y 2014 military coup. There was no claim of responsibility for the blast at the Phramongkutklao Hospital, which is popular with soldiers and their families and […]






Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government

Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government






Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government After Jakarta elected a fundamentalist mayor that was backed by extremists, the city is now falling under the control of extremism. Last week an Islamic court in Indonesia has sentenced two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, judges in the conservative province of […]






Islamic Terrorists Strike Thailand

Islamic Terrorists Strike Thailand






Islamic Terrorists Strike Thailand At least 56 people were injured when two terrorists bombs exploded in Thailand. The bombs were detonated at the Big C Supercenter in Muang district on Tuesday afternoon. The 1st device hit at 2.10pm and the second shortly after. Another bomb was located at Diana department store in Muang district, Pol […]






Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy

Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy






Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has been found guilty of Blasphemy and sentenced to 2 years in prison, a clear indication that Jakarta is leading Indonesia down the dark road to Islamic fundamentalism. The trial has been widely seen as a […]






Bomb Attack in Manila, 2 Dead

Bomb Attack in Manila, 2 Dead






Bomb Attack in Manila, 2 Dead Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed at least two people and injured four others, police and witnesses said. National Capital Region Police Office Chief Oscar Albayalde told CNN Philippines that investigators have not found any indication of terrorism. An initial blast occurred at about 6:00pm […]






World War 3: The Danger Mounts

World War 3: The Danger Mounts






World War 3: The Danger Mounts The US has deployed a fleet in the vicinity of North Korea, and Trump has said that a “major, major conflict” with Kim’s regime is possible. At the same time, the US has been calling for “painful” sanctions against North Korea and asked other countries to suspend diplomatic relations […]






World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help

World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help






World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help North Korea is asking for support from the ASEAN to help prevent what it called a “nuclear holocaust,” at the same time US President Donald Trump has warned of the possibility of a “major conflict” in the Korean Peninsula if diplomacy fails. Donald Trump meanwhile told Reuters […]






Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia

Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia






The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) annual operations exceeded the $30 billion mark for the first time in its 50-year history last year as regional demand for development finance and knowledge — particularly on infrastructure — continues to grow, according to the bank’s 2016 Annual Report (AR) released today. ADB’s total lending in 2016, including cofinancing, […]






Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs

Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs






Developing Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change. This report examines developing Asia’s infrastructure—defined as transport, power, telecommunications, water supply and sanitation. It examines how much the region has been investing in infrastructure and what will likely […]






Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN

Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN






Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN US President Donald Trump will attend three summits in Asia in November, Vice President Mike Pence said in Jakarta during a visit to the headquarters of Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Thursday. Pence said after meeting the secretary general of Association of Southeast Asian Nations that Trump would attend […]






ASEAN to Meet Trump’s Man

ASEAN to Meet Trump’s Man






The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson early next month, an acting spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines said Wednesday. Robespierre Bolivar told a news conference that Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo will go to the United […]