Tag: Esscom

  • PH Navy militias?

    Navy militias to patrol PH waters, protect Filipino fishers amid dispute with China By: Frances Mangosing MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Navy is building up its own maritime militia force to keep […]

  • MMEA ship detentions

    Malaysia: MMEA Johor detains two vessels in illegal ship-to-ship bunker transfer The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Tuesday (6 October) said it detained two vessels […]

  • ASG hostage killed

    An Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group has died following a shootout between the Philippines security force and militants in the coastal town of Patikul in Sulu […]

  • Indonesia warns on ASG

    Warning from ReCAAP being taken very seriously. Indonesian consulate warns its citizens in Sabah to stay vigilant following Abu Sayyaf kidnapping warning By Stephanie Lee KOTA KINABALU: The Indonesian consulate in […]

  • Esscom on alert

    ReCAAP issued warning. Esscom on high alert following intel report of Abu Sayyaf’s kidnapping plans By Norasikin Daineh LAHAD DATU: Security at Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) has been intensified following […]

  • Curfew in Esszone extended

    A not unexpected move. Curfew in Esszone extended The curfew order in the waters of seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) which ends today (Saturday) has been extended […]

  • Esscom smuggling fix?

    Move to reduce smuggling. Esscom commander supports move to lift ban on barter trade By Poliana Ronnie Sidom SANDAKAN: The state government’s decision to revive the barter trade with neighbouring countries […]

  • Kidnappers no longer in Malaysia

    Suspicion has fallen on the Abu Sayyaf Group, based in the Philippines. Kidnappers no longer in Sabah waters Kidnappers who abducted two Indonesian fishermen at gunpoint in Semporna yesterday have […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Recent fishing crew kidnap underlines threat. Due to threats from Sayyaf, Sabah extends sea curfew ZAMBOANGA CITY – Due to persistent threats posed by the Abu Sayyaf, Sabah has extended […]

  • Actors Vs Pirates

    Curious claim from production team. Esscom advises actors to lodge report over ‘kidnap’ threat KOTA KINABALU: Security forces in Sabah want the two actors who claimed they were at risk […]

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