Advisories

  • August 28, 2020 – Thailand: Anti-government protesters and police clash in Bangkok October 12, 2020
    Around 130 anti-government protesters clashed with the police outside the Samran Rat Police Station in Bangkok earlier today. The protesters gathered outside the police station to support 15 pro-democracy activists who had arrived to acknowledge charges against them. They were summoned for their alleged involvement in the anti-government protests held on July 18. They were ...
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  • August 28, 2020 – Timor Leste: Protests scheduled for September 4 October 12, 2020
    The Rezisténsia Nasionál Defende Justisa Konstituisaun Repúblika Demokrátika Timor-Leste (RNDJK) plans to hold a protest against President Francisco Gutteres Lú Olo on September 4. The mass demonstration to defend justice and the constitution will be held in the 744 Soccer field in Becora, Tasitolu at around 9:00 AM (local time). The spokesperson of RNDJK, Angela ...
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  • August 18, 2020 – Singapore and Malaysia reopen their borders October 12, 2020
    Singapore and Malaysia reopened their border yesterday, in an effort to revive their economies that have suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two governments agreed to implement the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA).  These two schemes are meant to facilitate cross-border travellers between both countries. Limited crossings are now possible ...
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  • August 14, 2020 – Timor Leste: AUTL plans to conduct anti-government protests October 12, 2020
    The Timor-Leste Universities Alliance Group (AUTL) held a meeting with the General Commander of national police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) yesterday. They submitted an authorization letter to hold a passive demonstration against the government. The Spokesperson of AUTL, Moises Soares Magno, said the protest organized by the AUTL will be held between August 17 to August ...
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  • August 13, 2020 – Indonesia: Armed groups building up around Tembagapura October 12, 2020
    The Chief of Police for Mimika regency, Kapolres Mimika AKBP IGG Era Adhinata, has claimed that there is strong evidence of a buildup by armed groups around Tembagapura, Mimika Regency, Papua. According to him, the groups have taken advantage of the disruptions in the area caused by the recent flooding and landslides to move in ...
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  • August 13, 2020 – Pakistan, India and Indonesia prepare for Independence Day celebrations October 12, 2020
    Pakistan, India and Indonesia will be celebrating their Independence days on August 14, August 15 and August 17 respectively. Their respective governments have issued sets of guidelines ahead of the celebrations, especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Pakistan Independence Day also known as “Yāum-e-Āzādi” in Urdu, is observed annually on August 14. It is declared as ...
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  • August 12, 2020 – India: Violence breaks out in Bengaluru over alleged Facebook Post October 12, 2020
    Violence broke out in East Bengaluru yesterday night. At least two people died in alleged police firing while 60 police officers including an Additional Commissioner of Police were injured. This incident took place after the nephew of a Congress party Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) R Akhanda Srinivas Murthy posted an allegedly derogatory social ...
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  • August 10, 2020 – Indonesia: Protests scheduled against Omnibus Bill between August 14-16 October 12, 2020
    The Alliance for the Workers Movement (Gebrak) will protest between August 14 to August 16 demanding the cancellation of the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation. The alliance is made up of labor, farmer, student and women’s organisations. The protests are planned for three days at the House of Representatives (DPR). August 14 coincides with ...
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  • August 10, 2020 – Myanmar: Armed man robs a branch of CB bank October 12, 2020
    A gunman robbed a branch of Co-operative Bank in Pantanaw Township, Ayeyawady Region on August 7. The bank is located on the corner of Thiha Road and Anawrahta Road. The masked robber entered the bank at around 10:30 AM (local time) and stole around USD 8,832. He allegedly shot at the bank’s security guard. He ...
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  • August 10, 2020 – Indonesia: Mount Sinabung volcano erupts in North Sumatra October 12, 2020
    A large eruption occurred at Mount Sinabung, North Sumatra province on August 8, at around 01:58 AM (local time). According to the officials from the Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG), the eruption continued for an hour releasing an ash and smoke 2 kms (6,600 feet) above its crater. The resultant ashfall affected at least ...
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