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  • APAC Alert – Thailand: Anti-government protest in Bangkok today August 13, 2021
    The activist group Thalufah has scheduled an anti-government protest today from 3:00 PM (local time) onwards at the Victory Monument in Bangkok. They have demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. They released statements on their Twitter page condemning a series of alleged failures by the government, including the economic fallout from the COVID-19 ...
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  • June 4, 2021 APAC Alert – Indonesia: Military and KKB exchange gunfire at Ilaga airport in Papua, Indonesia June 4, 2021
    There was a gunfight between members of the Airborne Army, Raider 500 and KKB (Free Papua Movement) in the Ilaga airport area yesterday. The Transportation Service Office building which is also the office of the Airport Operator Unit (UPBU) and the Airnav Office in the Puncak-Ilaga Regency was burned by the KKB. The head of ...
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  • APAC Alert – May 31, 2021 Indonesia: Islamist terrorists arrested in Papua May 31, 2021
    The national police’s counter-terrorism unit, Densus 88, arrested at least 10 suspected terrorists across districts including Jagebob, Kurik, Tanah Miring, Merauke, and others, in Merauke Regency, Papua, Indonesia on May 28. The arrested individuals are linked to the Islamic State-affiliated Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD). Authorities allege that they were planning suicide bombings and attacks at ...
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  • May 24 2021 Alert – Indonesia: Death of Vice Governor triggers unrest in Papua May 24, 2021
    Unrest and vandalism allegedly occurred at the State House that was holding the body of Vice Governor of Papua Klemen Tinal in Jayapura, Papua, on May 22. Tinal died on May 21 in Jakarta due to heart disease. Relatives and supporters of Tinal gathered in Jayapura to pay their respects; they allegedly threw stones while ...
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  • May 17 2021 APAC Alert – South Asia: (Update) Cyclone Tauktae intensifies in India May 17, 2021
    Cyclone Tauktae intensified into a “very severe” cyclonic storm in the western coast of India. The main affected cities are Mumbai and Bengaluru, which will see heavy rains in the coming days. Thousands of people were evacuated from low-lying areas. The cyclone has killed at least six people so far. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) ...
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  • May 14 2021: APAC Alert – India: Cyclone Tauktae warning in India May 14, 2021
    Tropical cyclone Tauktae is expected to develop and intensify in the Arabian Sea this week, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The disturbance is expected to develop into a tropical storm as soon as today or tomorrow. It is expected to affect western coastal parts of India –Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, and Gujarat. Kerala: ...
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  • March 29, 2021 – Indonesia: Five injured in explosion in West Java March 29, 2021
    Five people were injured after a powerful explosion occurred at the Balongan oil refinery owned by the Pertamina company, an Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation. The incident occurred in the Indramayu area of West Java province earlier today. The explosion was allegedly heard up to a radius of dozens of kilometers from the ...
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  • March 28, 2021 – Myanmar: At least 102 civilians killed in protests across the country March 29, 2021
    State security forces killed at least another 102 civilians. The fatal incidents occurred across the country in 41 locations in 10 out of the 14 states and regions in the country yesterday. The new fatalities, which included four children, brought the number of people killed in the post Myanmar coup unrest to 429. Protesters poured ...
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  • March 27, 2021 – Myanmar: Anti-coup activists call for nationwide protests today March 29, 2021
    Yesterday, Myanmar’s activists called for nationwide anti-coup protests for today as the military rulers mark Armed Forces Day with an annual parade. State-owned MRTV reported the military warned that protesters are at risk of being shot in the head. The calls for major demonstrations to show huge defiance against the military come after a Molotov ...
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  • March 15, 2021 – Timor Leste: (Update) Government extends lockdown in Dili March 29, 2021
    The government has extended lockdown measures– the sanitary fence and mandatory confinement– in Dili until April 2. The government has additionally imposed the measures in the municipalities of Baucau and Viqueque until March 29. The decision was taken at an extensive meeting of the Council of Ministers to discuss the COVID-19 measures in force in ...
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