Tag: ASG

  • Duterte: blow pirates up

    Filipino President in robust mood. Indonesian forces will be allowed to enter Philippine waters to pursue pirates: Duterte Francis Chan JAKARTA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (Sept 9) […]

  • MMEA watches for Abu Sayyaf Group

    President Duterte’s push against ASG could see fighters flee to Malaysia. Sabah on high alert for those fleeing crackdown on Abu Sayyaf in Philippines BY ROY GOH KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian […]

  • Tri-lateral pact signed

    Pact finally signed by Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Trilateral agreement against Abu Sayyaf threat in force: Defense Minister Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu claims that the […]

  • 2nd hostage escapes Abu Sayyaf

    Not a good week for kidnappers. Second Indonesian hostage escapes from Abu Sayyaf kidnappers By Chandni Vatvani JAKARTA: Indonesia on Thursday (Aug 18) confirmed reports that a second Indonesian hostage […]

  • Hostage escapes ASG terrorists

    Residents of Jolo Island found him tangled in nets close to shore. Indonesian crewman swims to freedom from militants in Philippines An Indonesian tugboat crewman escaped from his Islamist militant […]

  • Copycat kidnappers?

    Kidnapping claims have drawn ‘red flags’ among the investigators. Sabah police: Latest ‘kidnapping’ not ala Abu Sayyaf BY MUGUNTAN VANAR KOTA KINABALU: The latest claims of a kidnapping of a […]

  • Call for more SE Asia patrols

    Call for higher security ahead of joint patrols. RI demands better patrols in Sulu Sea Haeril Halim and Tama Salim A number of its citizens having fallen victim to rampant […]

  • Indonesian sailor kidnapped

    Abu Sayyaf Group suspected of abduction. Indonesian sailor kidnapped in Sulu Sea By Saifulbahri Ismail JAKARTA: An Indonesian sailor has been abducted by unidentified gunmen in the Sulu Sea in yet […]

  • Fast patrols for Philippines?

    New assets would ensure greater coverage. Philippine Navy open for fast craft purchase Procurement of more fast craft would bolster the Philippine Navy’s response in addressing the country’s internal security […]

  • Joint patrols at last

    Agreement reached at long last. Indonesia to start joint sea patrols with Malaysia, Philippines Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday signed a document on standard operating […]