Security tightened following IS backer arrest boarding Thai flight to Bangkok

Red flags had been raised in Thailand after the arrest of Malaysian national with alleged links to Islamic State (IS) about to board a Thai Airways flight to Bangkok.
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Jihadism back from the dead in Southeast Asia

Within any Salafi-jihadist organisation there lies a debate over strategy: should the…

Could Southeast Asia be Islamic State’s new frontline?

With the declining influence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the threat of transnational terrorism erupting in the SEA region has grown significantly over the past year.

Business as usual ? How bombing could affect Thailand’s GDP growth

Will the Thai economy be affected after a string of bombing and arson attacks left four dead in southern resort town ? Policymakers and economists alike seem to agree that this episode will have only short time effects on Thailand’s GDP.

HSBC Mafia Banking Exposed : Money laundering and Cashing on drug cartels

HSBC is not only a very convenient banking harbor for tax fraud and criminals, it is also a nightmare for ordinary decent customers.

Peace talks stalled in Thailand southern provinces

The Thai government has postponed peace talks with a southern militant group indefinitely, and is reinforcing military strength in the country’s deep South, following escalating violence in the last several days, according to army chief Prayuth Cha-ocha.

Southern conflict puts Thailand 9th in terrorist index

Thailand ranks as the world’s ninth most exposed country to terrorist attacks, according to a report published by a British-based firm specialising in risk management and terrorism insurance.

US Embassy in Bangkok issues warning message, suspends visa services

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand has been informed by the Royal Thai Police that a demonstration involving several hundred people is planned on Wireless Road in front of the Embassy beginning between 1 PM and 2 PM on Tuesday, September 18.