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ASEAN countries eye fight vs terror in social media

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RARE MEETING. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (C) delivers a joint statement after his meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (L) and Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (R) in Manila on June 22, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia will also study a proposal to ‘stop the flow of terrorist financing’ after a rare security meeting

MANILA, Philippines (Jun. 23, 2017) — The Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia agreed to study a plan to “contain” the spread of terrorism through social media, as they capped a rare meeting in Manila on Thursday, June 22. Continue reading ASEAN countries eye fight vs terror in social media

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat

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Fijian girl walks over flooded land in her village. Photograph: chameleonseye/Getty Images

Senate inquiry starts as report into political, military and humanitarian risks of climate change across Asia Pacific released

June 20, 2017 — As the Senate launches an inquiry into the national security ramifications of climate change, a new report has warned global warming will cause increasingly regular and severe humanitarian crises across the Asia-Pacific. Continue reading Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat