Advisories

  • 6 January 2020 APAC Advisory – PNG: Search Warrant issued against Black Swan in Papua New Guinea January 9, 2020 Location: Waigani, Port Moresby, PNG @-9.443996,147.0675459 A search warrant was issued by a court at Waigani in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for Black Swan International on December 18, 2019. The search warrant was issued by the court to find evidence for alleged criminal offences committed by the employees of Black Swan. A formal complaint was previously lodged against ... Read More...
  • 9 January 2020 APAC Advisory- Taiwan: Presidential elections on January 11 January 9, 2020 Location: Taiwan @23.4747253,117.8396903,7 Taiwan is holding its 15th presidential and legislative elections on January 11. The island-country has a unicameral presidential system. The president and vice-president are directly elected, serve term for four years and may be re-elected for another term. The Kuomintang Party (KMT) was the country’s ruling party from 1928 to 2000, when the Democratic ... Read More...
  • 4 January 2020 APAC Advisory – India: Continuing cold and very poor air quality in Delhi January 9, 2020 Location: Delhi, India @28.6923329,76.9512659 Northern India has been experiencing a freezing cold wave, with seven degrees Celsius as normal minimum temperature, and very poor air quality. The conditions have been affecting transport, with trains from the capital Delhi running late early morning due to low visibility. On January 2, several vehicles collided on National Highway 8 due ... Read More...
  • 9 December 2019 APAC Advisory – India: Protests as parliament set to debate Citizenship Amendment Bill December 20, 2019 Location Map Activists led by civil society and student organizations have staged massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill that is set to be debated and voted on in parliament today. There were protests held in Delhi, Assam and Manipur over the weekend. More protests are expected in these areas. In Assam, at least 16 civil society organizations have declared ... Read More...
  • 6 December 2019 APAC Advisory – Indonesia: Suspected terrorist arrested in Jayapura December 20, 2019 Location: Sentani, Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia @-2.5470087,140.4526149 Indonesian authorities have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of being a member of a still unidentified terrorist network. The man was arrested yesterday at Doyo Baru Grand Housing in Sentani, Jayapura regency, Papua province. According to an APAC-A on-site source, the police were still continuing their investigations as of last ... Read More...
  • 3 December 2019 APAC Advisory- Thailand: Arrangements for three upcoming major events December 20, 2019 Location: Bangkok, Thailand@16.0233026,96.5492074 Three major events are scheduled to take place in Thailand this month. Following is the list of these events: National Father’s Day from December 5 to 14 at Sanam Luang; Honoring the Chakri Dynasty and welcoming the Thai King and Queen from December 6 to 8 in the Yaowarat area; and The ... Read More...
  • 3 December 2019 APAC Advisory – Philippines: 14 IEDs seized in Maguindanao December 20, 2019 Location: Maguindanao, Philippines, @7.1491983,123.9128902 The military has seized 14 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Shariff Saydona Mustapha town, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. The bombs were found in different camps of the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). The bombs were confiscated together with high-powered firearms and bomb-making equipment. The military said the IS group could be plotting ... Read More...
  • 2 December 2019 APAC Advisory – (Update) India: Heavy rains to continue in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry December 20, 2019 Location: Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, India  Heavy rains are predicted to continue in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today. In Tamil Nadu, 15 people died due to a collapsed wall in Coimbatore district amid heavy rain. All schools will be closed today in Chennai City, as well as in Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Cuddalore. Puducherry has also canceled all classes today. Assessment: Heavy rains can cause flooding in parts ... Read More...
  • 2 December 2019 APAC Advisory – PNG: Bougainville referendum 99% complete December 20, 2019 Location: Bougainville, PNG@-6.1437039,154.7588178 Voting for the Bougainville independence referendum is already 99% complete, according to the Bougainville Referendum Commission (BRC). The voting in 820 out of 829 voting stations has been finished. The autonomous island has 206,000 qualified voters. The voting, which started on November 23, will run until 6:00 PM of December 7. Voting ... Read More...
  • 29 November 2019 APAC Advisory – India: Heavy rains to continue in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry until tomorrow December 20, 2019 Location: Tamil Nadu, India @20.125386,69.6128509 Heavy rains are predicted to continue in Tamil Nadu state and neighboring Puducherry territory today until tomorrow. Three districts of Tamil Nadu, namely Kanchipuram, Vellora and Chengalpet, have declared no classes today. The state has received moderate to heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Assessment: Heavy rains can cause flooding ... Read More...
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