Tag: ASG

  • Crew kidnap concerns

    ReCAAP still worried. Abduction in Sabah waters still a concerning issue By Neil Brian Joseph KOTA KINABALU: The abduction of crew members from ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and waters […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Threat from Abu Sayyaf terrorists still high. Dusk-to-dawn curfew extended to Sept 27 in ESSZone waters KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-to-dawn curfew in the waters off seven districts under the Eastern […]

  • Japan, UNODC join fight

    Threat of Abu Sayyaf terrorists in region. Japan and UNODC Join Asian Piracy Battle By Noel Tarrazona The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is joining several countries in […]

  • PCG hosts SEACAT

    First time PCG has hosted SEACAT exercises. Philippines, Chinese coast guards hold maritime exercises By Evelyn Macairan MANILA, Philippines – Despite China’s creeping occupation of land features within Philippine waters, […]

  • Sea curfew to stay

    Sea curfew to stay for now: IGP Kota Kinabalu: There are no immediate plans to end the long-standing sea curfew imposed off seven districts in the east coast of Sabah as […]

  • Boost for Sulu patrols

    Could significantly boost patrols. Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrols KUALA LUMPUR: The Trilateral Maritime Patrol (TMP) involving Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines may soon include Singapore and Brunei, […]

  • Philippines Hunt Terrorists at Sea

    Ensuring maritime security. Philippine Forces Hunt Terrorists at Sea By Noel Tarrazona As fighting between terrorists and government forces in Mindanao continues, the Philippine government has rolled out countermeasures to prevent the escape of […]

  • ReCAAP suggests re-routing

    Abu Sayyaf still pose a threat to shipping. Piracy watchdog urges rerouting ships in Sulu-Celebes Sea as sailors killed With the Philippine-based terrorist group, the Abu Sayyaf, executing three Vietnamese […]

  • Third crewman murdered

    He is the third Vietnamese hostage to be killed by the Muslim rebels this month. Militant group Abu Sayyaf kills another Vietnamese sailor in the Philippines: foreign ministry A third […]

  • Kidnapped crew rescued

    The two are among the 4 men kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf in December 2016 in the Celebes Sea. 2 kidnapped boat crewmen recovered in Sulu MANILA, Philippines – Two […]