30 Jun '17, 10am

Fading Islamic State means increased terror risk for Southeast Asia, Singapore's Ng says

Terrorism is entrenched in Southeast Asia and will only worsen as Islamic State’s fortunes fade and foreign fighters skilled in bomb making and hijacking return from the Middle East, Singapore’s defense minister said. “When we talk about endemic threats we usually refer to threats like dengue or tuberculosis, which means that it’s here to stay, that despite years of effort you can’t eradicate it,” Ng Eng Hen told reporters on Tuesday ahead of the country’s armed forces day on July 1. “The problem will now come to Asean,” Ng said, referring to the 10 states that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. “Singapore is a target.” Ng cited the siege of Marawi, a city in the southern Philippines, where soldiers have been battling Islamic State-linked militants for more than a month. Terrorist camps discovered in Marawi turned up large amounts of money, weapons caches ...

Full article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-30/fading...

Tweets

Fading Islamic State means increased terror ris...

bloomberg.com 30 Jun '17, 2pm

Terrorism is entrenched in Southeast Asia and will only worsen as Islamic State’s fortunes fade and foreign fighters skill...

One of the most biodiverse places in the U.S. c...

earthjustice.org 30 Jun '17, 8pm

When President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act into law in 1906, he established a legal framework for the pr...

Singapore deports 2 Indonesian maids for Islami...

ft.com 05 Jul '17, 11am

All the benefits of Standard Digital, plus: Unlimited access to all content Instant Insights column for comment and analys...

Today is the last day to apply for two National Library of Singapore Fellowships:

Today is the last day to apply for two National...

nlb.gov.sg 30 Jun '17, 6am

Mr George Lyndon Hicks has been an NLB donor since 2008, donating over 6,800 books that covered mainly the areas of scienc...

Free comic drawing activity at #imaginariumsg @...

singaporeartmuseum.sg 02 Jul '17, 2am

Visit Admission & Hours Directions Guided Tours Group Tours Accessibility & Facilities Photography & Filming Shops & Dinin...

Meanwhile, Islamic State radicalizes maids in S...

reuters.com 05 Jul '17, 1am

SINGAPORE Singapore has repatriated two Indonesian maids who were "radicalized" by Islamists using social media, bringing ...

Islamic State threat in Southeast Asia raises a...

militarytimes.com 18 Jun '17, 2pm

WASHINGTON — Southeast Asia's jihadis who fought by the hundreds for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria now have a ...

Interior Secretary Zinke plans to open up New E...

earthjustice.org 01 Jul '17, 4pm

When President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act into law in 1906, he established a legal framework for the pr...

design

techinasia.com 05 Jul '17, 5am

Trump and China: implications for Southeast Asia:

Trump and China: implications for Southeast Asia:

eastasiaforum.org 03 Jul '17, 2pm

But achieving a unified and sustained position on US economic and trade issues — with Southeast Asia or elsewhere — promis...

ANALYSIS | Islamic State will lose Mosul and Raqqa. What happens next?

ANALYSIS | Islamic State will lose Mosul and Ra...

stripes.com 06 Jul '17, 2am

The jihadists of the Islamic State are finally being driven out of their two main bastions: The northern Iraqi city of Mos...

A Twist in the Quest for an AUMF Against the Islamic State

A Twist in the Quest for an AUMF Against the Is...

smallwarsjournal.com 05 Jul '17, 1am

A number of issues arise simply determining the scope of a new AUMF. ISIL boasts foreign affiliates in Egypt, Libya, Yemen...