Tag Archive: Southeast Asia

Najib Warns Uneven Growth Could Fuel Extremism, Instability

Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday warned that Southeast Asian countries needed to ensure their economic growth was inclusive, or risk marginalised populations turning to violent extremism or even overturning political systems. Speaking at an event for entrepreneurs during the…
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K Shanmugam: Terrorist Threat In Singapore’s Backyard Is Growing

With Islamic State (IS) losing ground in Iraq and Syria, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Tuesday (April 4) underscored the growing terrorist threat in Singapore’s backyard, and warned that an area less than a four-hour flight away…
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Filipina Scolds Woman Who Questioned Her For Having ‘Singapore’ Emblazoned In Shorts

A reader sent us a video of a commotion in a hawker centre. According to the reader the woman, a Singaporean, questioned the Filipina about why she had ‘Singapore’ emblazoned in the back of her shorts. The Filipina who got upset with…
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