Overseas Developments

Sunday, October 14th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Overseas developments Sunday related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks:
  • In Malaysia, the government pledged to bring ``the full weight of the law'' against anyone shown to be involved in a letter sent from Malaysia to a Microsoft office in Nevada that was found to be contaminated with anthrax.
  • In the Philippines, the 21-nation Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum indicated it will commit to fight terrorism and take steps to cut the flow of funds to terrorist groups at it's Oct. 20-21 meeting in Shanghai. The meeting, which will be attended by President Bush, will be the first top-level international gathering since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
  • In Singapore, Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong said authorities uncovered an attempt by an unnamed Middle East terrorist group to recruit Singaporeans to join its ranks. Authorities found a video of the Singaporean coastline made by other terrorists seeking to attack passing U.S. ships, he said.