Tag Archives: Malaysia

ASEAN counter-terror weaknesses

This article notes increasing Islamic State terrorist activity in Southeast Asia and identifies several structural and practical impediments to developing an effective regional response through ASEAN, including slow processes, lack of practical action, and unresolved border disputes. Advertisements

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Aseanapol links strengthened

This article reports that the Aseanapol nations have signed a Protocol for Crisis Management that will increase information sharing during critical incidents such as terrorism. Adoption of the protocol¬† is considered an important step as it was considered but tabled … Continue reading

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Beefing up Aseanapol considered

This article reports that Asian ministers recently considered creating a Europol-style regional agency, mainly to enhance capabilities for preventing and investigating cyber crime. No short-term decisions are expected while discussion and planning continue.

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China-ASEAN Law Enforcement Academy

Following a recent meeting of police academy presidents, it was announced that a China-ASEAN Law Enforcement Academy will be established at Yunnan Police College in Kunming. The college has agreed to provide free training and education to 2,000 officers from … Continue reading

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Mexicans making meth in Nigeria

This article reports the arrest of four Mexicans in Nigeria in conjunction with a raid on an industrial-scale “super lab” manufacturing methamphetamine. The illegal drugs were reportedly destined for sale in Asia, especially Singapore and Malaysia.

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Public satisfied with police in Malaysia

According to this article, 92% of Malaysian respondents were at least somewhat satisfied with police in 2014, up from 65% in 2011. Recent improvements have included “installation of one-way mirrors at district police headquarters, expansion of triage counseling in police … Continue reading

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Malaysian police team with UK university

According to this article, UK’s University of Derby will deliver certificates and/or degrees for every one of the 113,000 Royal Malaysia Police, as part of the country’s drive for developed nation status by 2020.

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