Tag: Southeast Asia

  • Chinese airstrip on Spratly nearly ready

    Airstrip, helipads and satellite antennas spotted. Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial […]

  • Robbers hit three ships in three hours

    Armed robbers in multiple attacks. Three ships boarded by armed robbers in SE Asia within three hours ReCAAP yesterday took the unusual step of issuing an alert for the Straits […]

  • No ransom demand for missing tanker

    Highly unlikely vessel taken for ransom, however. No ransom demand for missing tanker and its crew so far, says minister By: Nawar Firdaws Five days have past and there is still […]

  • Fighting fish pirates

    Illegal fishing a global issue. Palau is burning boats to deter illegal poaching of marine life LOUIS DORÉ The pacific nation of Palau has burnt four Vietnamese boats illegally fishing […]

  • ReCAAP: 80 Piracy Incidents This Year till May

    Increase of 19% over same period in 2014. ReCAAP: 80 Piracy Incidents This Year till May By Aiswarya Lakshmi From January 2015 till May 2015, a total of 80 incidents […]

  • Southeast Asia Piracy A Clear Threat

    Oceans Beyond Piracy releases its annual report. Southeast Asia Piracy A Clear Threat The maritime advocacy group Oceans Beyond Piracy has released its fifth annual State of Maritime Piracy Report, […]

  • Indonesia forms pirate fishing task force

    Illegal fishing a huge economic, environmental issue. Govt forms another anti-illegal fishing task force Tama Salim The government has stepped up its maritime law enforcement by preparing a presidential decree […]

  • Russia to conduct S China Sea exercises

    Closer ties for Russian and Chinese navies Russia to conduct naval exercises in South China Sea- report Alexander Korablinov At the Shangri-La Dialogue security conference in Singapore, Russian Deputy Defense […]

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia

    “It is likely that piracy in Southeast Asia will continue for years to come…” Piracy in Southeast Asia When we think of piracy, Somalia and the 2013 Hollywood movie Captain […]

  • China’s stance on the S. China Sea dispute

    Beijing’s strategy document. A look at China’s stance on the South China Sea dispute With tensions running high over disputes in the South China Sea, Beijing has outlined a strategy […]