South East Asia

  • Pirate Trap

    Many Indonesian pirates are spawned out of economic desperation, and wait for ‘jobs’ in a Batam coffee shop. A Singapore-based academic who has specialised in piracy in Indonesia for more […]

  • Pirate Rescue

    Malaysia maritime authorities have rescued a tanker and a barge which were hijacked in the latest South China Sea pirate attacks, officials said Sunday. A tanker carrying oil and gas […]

  • Terror Attack

    Manila correspondents Pandiman have advised that terrorists, believed to be members of the New People’s Army, have reportedly attacked two mining companies in Claver town in northern Surigao. Several hostages […]

  • Malacca Arrest

    Malaysian maritime authorities said they arrested six Indonesians attempting to rob a ship in the Strait of Malacca, the latest in a surge of piracy attacks in the strategic waterway. […]

  • Shifting Scene

    There have been concerns voiced that the new, more “muscular approach” being taken by Indian Navy’s could drive pirates over to the Malacca Straits. Since Naval forces first arrived, pirates […]

  • Small Security Matters

    When considering maritime security matters it is all too often the “big” problems which grab the limelight. Increasingly though security authorities are having to look closer to home – not […]

  • India Invests in Maritime Security

    India’s commitment to the long term development of its naval forces is reflected in the world’s largest democracy having reached another milestone: according to the Swedish think tank Stockholm International […]

  • Political Talks

    India and Malaysia are intensifying diplomatic efforts to step up action to stem threats of piracy, a serious menace which is threatening both nations. Both economies, which rely heavily on global shipping […]

  • SAF Change

    The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is preparing to continue its process of leadership renewal next month. REAR Admiral (RADM) Ng Chee Peng, 41, will take over from Rear Admiral (RADM) […]

  • Game Changes

    There are concerns being voiced that Somali pirates now have the capability of reaching the coastal waters of other nations. Particularly at risk are the waters around Sri Lanka, down […]

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