Thailand: Local EOD robots ready for action

The Defence Science and Technology Department (DSTD) have certified two locally made Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots to be used for commercial purposes and in Thailand’s deep south. The Defence Technology Institute (DTI) announced on Wednesday the DSTD certified its Read More …

Thailand: Three policemen injured in truck bomb explosion in Pattani Province

Three policemen were injured when a bomb hidden in a six-wheel garbage truck exploded near a road checkpoint in Panare district on Monday night. The attack occurred about 9.15pm at Chantharak police checkpoint on Highway 42 at Moo 1 village Read More …

Cambodia: Former President of Colombia visits CMAC’s headquarters

Andrés Pastrana Arango, former President of the Republic of Colombia and current President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), paid a visit to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s headquarters in Phnom Penh earlier this week. He was warmly received Read More …

Vietnam: Quang Binh works hard on bomb and mine clearance

A workshop on building a database for coordination in overcoming post-war bombs, mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the central province of Quang Binh was organised in the locality on May 30. As part of a project on establishing and Read More …

Bomb blasts and gunshots heard along Malaysian-Thai border

Tak Bai, a border town on the Malaysia-Thailand border in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat, was awakened by a series of bomb blasts and sounds of gunfire on Wednesday (May 25). The blasts, which occurred at about 10pm, were Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC inks agreement for $12 million demining project in Battambang

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) signed an agreement with Crown Agents for the implementation of the mine clearance project of the Mine Action Integration and Disability Relief Project Phase II. The project is financed under a grant of the Read More …