October 16, 2020 – (Update) Thailand: Protest location changed to Pathumwan Intersection in Bangkok

The pro-democracy protest location was abruptly changed to Pathumwan Intersection from the Ratchaprasong intersection as planned earlier. The protests were scheduled to take place at the latter, the city’s main inner business district at 4:00 PM (local time). The government had deployed police personnel and set up road blockades and barriers ahead of the planned […]
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October 15, 2020 – Philippines: Communist Party orders NPA to target Chinese firms

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) called on its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), to target Chinese companies involved in infrastructure projects, yesterday. This included state-backed firms allegedly involved in China’s militarization in the South China Sea. The CPP alleged that these firms were involved “in the plunder and destruction of Philippine […]
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October 8, 2020 – Timor-Leste: Parliament approves final state budget 2020

The Parliament has given the final approval for the state general budget of 2020 which amounts to USD 1.497 billion. Around 43 members of parliament voted in favor of the budget, while 21 voted against the budget and there was one abstention. “I ask the Parliament Commission for Public Finance to settle the final redaction to […]
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October 7, 2020 – Pakistan: Special arrangements ahead of Chehlum processions tomorrow

Local governments are making security arrangements for the mourning processions for the Chehlum of Imam Hussain to be observed tomorrow. Chehlum is a religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. It commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi administration has finalized and approved the […]
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October 4, 2020 – Timor Leste: State of Emergency extended until November 3

President Francisco Guterres ‘Lú-Olo’ ordered the sixth State of Emergency in the country due to COVID-19 on October 3. The State of Emergency started from midnight on October 4 and will run until 11:59 PM (local time) on November 3. It is in place across the national territory. The announcement came after the National Parliament […]
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September 24, 2020 – Indonesia: Ongoing protests in Papua against Otsus

Protests against the extension of the special autonomy (Otsus) status in the Papuan provinces are ongoing currently (local time). The Papuan protesters are also calling for an independence referendum. Over a thousand people have gathered at Nabire. Protests have also been recorded in Nabire. Authorities have arrested over 200 individuals. Background: The government is seeking to […]
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September 24, 2020 – PNG: Former rebel leader Ishmael Toroama elected President of Bougainville

Former rebel military commander of the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA), Ishmael Toroama, was elected as president of Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea. The electoral officials announced the results of the general elections yesterday. This was the first general election since Bougainville voted overwhelmingly to separate from Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the […]
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September 21, 2020 Indonesia: One soldier killed in clash with alleged separatists in Papua

One Indonesian soldier was killed in a clash with alleged separatists in Intan Jaya regency, Papua, on September 19. The incident took place at the Hitadipa District Preparatory Military Post in Hitadipa Village. Another soldier was killed in Intan Jaya Regency on September 17. At least four individuals, including security forces and civilians, died in […]
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September 21, 2020 – Thailand: Anti-government protests scheduled for September 24 and October 14

Anti-government protesters have called for new protests on September 24 and October 14 in Thailand. Several pro-democracy activists are planning to organize a protest on September 24 outside the parliament building in Bangkok.  The student-led group’s demands primarily include reform of the monarchy, outlined in a 10-point list that protest leaders wanted to present to […]
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September 17, 2020 – Thailand: Cabinet approves long-term tourist visa

On September 15, the government announced that the Cabinet had approved the issuance of long-stay tourist visas for foreigners visiting the country. Under the rules, foreigners can stay in Thailand for up to nine months under the special tourist visa scheme (STV). Initially, they will be given a 90-day permit, which can be extended twice. […]
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