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  1. Ng Eng Hen at Shangri-La Dialogue

    North Korea, terrorism in region pose ‘clear and present’ threats to stability: Ng Eng Hen

    In a speech at the close of the Shangri-La Dialogue, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen touched on the interplay between national security and stability ...
  2. Marawi rescuers

    Starving and thirsty, residents trapped in Marawi's danger zones wait for rescue

    Citizen volunteers, dubbed the “white helmets”, from across the Philippine island of Mindanao have been risking life and limb going into Marawi’s ...
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    Philippine army plans all-Muslim units amid insurgency

    Five per cent of all new applications will be allocated for Muslims under the new order, military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo said in a ...
  4. quake Apr 12

    5.6-magnitude quake hits Philippines

    A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck the centre of Mindanao island in the Philippines on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
  5. Philippines checkpoint

    Southern Philippines could be the destination for some IS extremists: Experts

    Islamic State fighters and sympathisers could use the southern Philippines as a para-military training ground, experts warn.
  6. Mount Sinabung volcano Indonesia

    Quake-prone Pacific nations hold joint tsunami drills

    Quake-prone countries around the Pacific Ocean Wednesday (Feb 15) began a joint exercise testing their ability to deliver timely warnings of ...
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    Philippine environment minister doubles down on mining crackdown

    The move turns up the heat in her battle with the mining sector after she ordered the closure of 23 of the country's 41 mines earlier this month ...