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  1. Indonesian consul-general denies death threat reports

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.33pm: The Indonesian Consul-General to Hong Kong on Thursday denied a news report that a consular official from his country had received death threats before last week?s Bali blast. The Apple Daily on Thursday reported that a con ...

  2. Shadowy insurgents in Thai south not trying to win hearts and minds

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of terrorism apparently stronger and more violent than ever, their precise goals remain largely hidden despite the killing of an estimated 2,000 people in bombings, shootings, arson and beheadings. ... southern provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala, the remnants of an ancient Islamic state, are majority Muslim in a proudly Buddhist nation. Despite decades of government action, they remain far ...

  3. The Muslims of Thailand and Dynamic Diversity in Southern Thailand

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... does, to containing the so-called Islamic threat in Southeast Asia. It's useful for the debate unfolding that Silkworm Books (a small press based in Chiang Mai specialising in titles relating to Southeast Asia) has provided an outlet for writings on the complexities of Islam, recently The Muslims of Thailand, by Michel Gilquin, and Dynamic Diversity in Southern Thailand, edited ...

  4. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Spain is shaken in 2004 when terror attacks by suspected radical Islamists kill 191 people on Madrid commuter trains. A film-maker critical of Islam is murdered in 2004 by a radical Islamist ... 'traitors' who he said were embracing immigration to promote 'an Islamic colonisation of Norway'. As in previous hearings, Breivik admitted to the bombing and the shootings. But he again ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pakistan a weak link in China's energy plan

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Islam as Islamabad expedited its efforts to finish the US$7.5billion gas pipeline, a project fiercely opposed by the United States because of Iran's nuclear ambitions. Baluchistan ... organisation fighting for the rights of the Sunni Baluch population that has also launched terror attacks in Iran. Iran claims the US is supporting Jundallah and also accuses New Delhi of fuelling ...

  6. Trio of shadowy groups fighting to restore sultan

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... live across the border in Malaysia. The most feared group is the National Revolutionary Front Co-ordinate, an outgrowth of a decades-old separatist network that uses Islamic schools to recruit and indoctrinate ethnic-Malay Muslims who form the majority in this neglected corner of Thailand. The other players are the Pattani Islamic Mujahideen Movement, founded by returning Afghan war veterans ...

  7. US causing fear, say shipowners

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they believe could be linked to Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) but more information was needed on that and other concerns. 'Being deliberately vague may help their agenda ... linked.' The treasury's new terrorism and financial intelligence undersecretary, David Cohen, travelled to Hong Kong and Beijing this week to urge a more proactive approach to implementing UN ...

  8. 45 Christians held for blasphemy

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... of all evil in Indonesia. Indonesia's main Muslim body, Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI), said the suspects had been charged with blasphemy against Islam. 'The police have previously ... of all evil in Indonesia, from violence to terrorism'. An LPMI spokesman said the video was an initiative of the Malang branch, and does not reflect LPMI's values. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong residents. Do these people know how the US government treats Muslims and Islamic and other companies in the US? Several weeks ago, a TV programme reported that the US government, using the reason that it was fighting terrorism, time and again broke into companies, searched cabinets and took away documents. The US would never act against the law, because in this situation ...

  10. Beijing must protect all Chinese from reprisals, experts say

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Professor Zhang said. Beijing-based anti-terrorism expert Li Wei said that most people who took part in anti-Chinese protests in Turkey, Indonesia and other countries did not really understand what happened in Xinjiang. Mr Li, who is director of the Centre for Anti-terrorism Research at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, said: 'It's largely ...




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