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As part of our efforts in promoting greater understanding and awareness about the happenings in ASEAN, we’ve compiled some interesting articles for your reading pleasure.

FESTIVAL

Hundreds pay last respects to victims
RAMADAN MUBARAK

We would like to take this opportunity to wish a joyous and blessed Ramadan for all Muslim in ASEAN and all around the world Happy Ramadan Mubarak 1437 Hijrah!

رضى الله عنه ـ يَقُولُ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم
"‏ إِذَا دَخَلَ شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ فُتِّحَتْ أَبْوَابُ السَّمَاءِ، وَغُلِّقَتْ أَبْوَابُ جَهَنَّمَ، وَسُلْسِلَتِ الشَّيَاطِينُ ‏"‏‏.‏
The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained."

REGIONAL

Duterte claims Philippine presidency, vows crime crackdown
10th ADMM Resolves to Combat Transboundary Terrorist Threat

The Minister of Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen were present the 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) in Vientiane, Laos on 25thMay 2016.

During the meeting, the Ministers discussed regional security issues and commended the good progress in practical cooperation under the ambit of the ADMM and the ADMM-Plus. In particular, there was strong commitment to enhance cooperation to address the terrorist threat as well as prevent terrorism and violent extremism from gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia.

SPORT

Vivian-Khe Wei turn jeers into cheers with stunning win
Vivian-Khe Wei turn jeers into cheers with stunning win

National women’s doubles pair Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei turned boos into cheers with a sterling display to pack off home favourite and world No. 2 Nitya Krishinda Maheswari-Greysia Polli in the quarter-finals of the Indonesian Open in Jakarta.

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