Advisories

  • APAC Advisory – (Update) Sri Lanka: First case of Wuhan coronavirus reported; six sailors displaying symptoms of the virus February 11, 2020
    Advisory January 28, 2020 Sri Lanka confirmed its first case of Wuhan coronavirus last night. The patient is a 43-year-old Chinese female tourist from the province of Hubei. She arrived in Sri Lanka on January 19. She was admitted to the Infectious Disease Hospital on January 25 after she developed symptoms of fever. Meanwhile, the ...
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  • APAC Advisory – Sri Lanka: First Wuhan coronavirus case confirmed February 11, 2020
    Advisory January 28, 2020 Sri Lanka confirmed last night its first case of Wuhan coronavirus. The patient is a 43-year-old Chinese woman from the province of Hubei. Following the discovery, Rear Admiral Jayanath Colombage, a member of the President’s National Action Committee to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus in Sri Lanka, urged the general public ...
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  • APAC Advisory – Thailand: Public warned against dengue and Chikungunya February 11, 2020
    Advisory January 27, 2020 People in Thailand or visiting Thailand should be aware of the presence of dengue and Chikungunya fever in the country. Both are diseases caused by bites of infected mosquitoes. Dengue fever cases dramatically increased in Thailand last year. The risk of infection is significantly higher in the northeast of the country, ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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