Wikileaks reveals that Myanmar might be spying for Beijing; Indonesian, Malaysian police pledge to fight terrorism together; Indonesian terrorist suspect captured in Malaysia; Malaysia tops the list of importers from Pakistan in ASEAN region
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  • According to a US cable posted on the Wikileaks website, Myanmar along with Laos and Cambodia might be spying for China within the ASEAN.1 Indonesian and Malaysian Police have signed an agreement on December 3 to fight against terrorism. The agreement was signed in Malaysian police headquarters by Malaysian Inspector General of Police Ismail Omar and his counterpart Timur Pradopo.2

    Malaysian Police announced on December 3 that it arrested an Indonesian terror suspect, Fadli Sadma. According to the officials, they had been trying to catch him for a long time, though the arrest was not a sign of a new terror cell.3

    In other developments, for the second consecutive year, Malaysia has emerged as the top importer from Pakistan among the ASEAN countries, which is comprised of eleven members. In the financial year 2009-10, it has imported goods worth US $ 194.72 million. Philippines and Vietnam stood at the second and third places respectively.4