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Soldiers from Singapore and China moved silently towards a three-storey building where terrorists were hiding. Two teams mounted mobile ladders and climbed up to the second floor, where they began planting explosive charges on the doors.
A distress call has been received by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). A commercial aircraft has been hijacked by terrorists and is en route to Singapore. The terrorists threaten to blow up the aircraft and kill all the passengers and crew on board.
Imagine you're just going about your day – waiting for the train during rush hour to get to the office; or perhaps you're enjoying your recess break with your classmates in school.
The ASEAN defence ministers have developed a "Three R" framework to deal with transnational terrorism in the region.
As Singapore chairs the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) in 2018, PIONEER looks at how far the group has come and what to expect in the coming year.