Tag: Islamists

  • ASG kidnap alert

    Further threats to shipping in region. BIMCO notice: ASG planned kidnapping in Sabah waters and coastal areas Philippine intel revealed that Sulu-based ASG is planning to conduct kidnapping in Sabah […]

  • The future of ASEAN security?

    Despite delays, the trilateral between the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia has sparked interest. Are minilaterals the future of ASEAN security? Author: Grace Guiang, Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation Inc. […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Threat from Abu Sayyaf remains. Sea curfew in Sabah’s east coast extended to Oct 13 By Muguntan Vanar KOTA KINABALU: The dusk to dawn sea curfew in eastern Sabah waters has […]

  • Esscom on high alert

    The heavy offensive by Philippine security forces that includes airstrikes raises the possibility that militants will flee to the east coast of Sabah. Esscom on alert as Philippine military makes […]

  • Terror on the seas

    Abu Sayyaf Group and the dangers of maritime terrorism. Terror on the seas By ANDRIN RAJ THE Sea Lanes of Communication, or the maritime milieu, has been referred to as “ground […]

  • Focus on the Sulu Sea

    Focus on security in Sulu Sea. Is this the most dangerous backwater in the world? Across the world there has been a decline in piracy and sea robbery, but one […]

  • ASG hostages freed

    Men were rescued on Jolo island in the southern Philippines on Sunday. Philippines Rescues Three Malaysians Held Hostage by Abu Sayyaf MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine troops have rescued three Malaysians […]

  • Three fishermen kidnapped

    News comes after four hostages freed last week. 3 Indonesia fishermen missing; piracy eyed Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines in an area that […]

  • SE Asia crew kidnapped

    Abu Sayyaf believed to be behind incident. 7 fishermen feared kidnapped in Sabah waters By Samhati Bhattacharjya The security forces in east coast Sabah have been alerted of a possible […]

  • Coastal counter terrorism in India

    Anti-terror exercise planned. ‘Terrorists’ to enter TN coast tomorrow M Balasubramani Chennai: The bi-annual coastal security exercise, ‘Sagar Kavach’ will begin in Tamilnadu and Puducherry from tomorrow. According to sources, […]