Tag: Malaysia

  • 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 […]

  • Malaysian Police Arrest Suspect For Smuggling RM1mil of Methamphetamines From Indonesia

    March 14: A suspected narcotics trafficker ferrying over RM1mil in drugs hidden inside tyres of a boat was arrested by the Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department. “A […]

  • Malaysian Authorities Arrest 2 Suspected of Petrol Smuggling Near Southern Kg Kenali

    March 14, 20:00: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) prevented two Filipino nationals attempting to smuggle 980 litres of petrol to the Philippines on Saturday. Lahad Datu Maritime Zone Director […]

  • Malaysian Authorities Seize 500,000 Contraband Cigarettes Off Kuala Besar Coast

    March 09: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) thwarted a smuggling attempt with the seizure of 500,000 sticks of white cigarettes, worth RM374,000, including tax, in the waters off  Kuala […]

  • Malaysian Customs Seize RM65m of Contraband Cigarettes in Two Raids at Port of Tanjung Pelepas

    February 17:  The Royal Malaysian Customs Department foiled attempts to smuggle in 76.4 million sticks of contraband cigarettes worth RM65.4 million in two separate raids at the Port of Tanjung […]

  • RM967,500 Worth of Contraband Cigarettes Seized in Kuching

    February 01: The Sarawak Customs Department has thwarted an attempt to smuggle in contraband cigarettes worth RM967,500, with unpaid duties and taxes valued at RM2.44 million, two days ago [February […]

  • Curfew In ESSZone Extended To Feb 20

    February 05: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) […] has been extended until Feb 20. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah […]

  • Two Suspected Kidnappers Killed Off Jolo Island

    January 29: Two of the six men believed to have kidnapped five Indonesian fishermen in Malaysian waters earlier this month [January 17] have been shot and killed after a shootout […]