Tag: Tawi-Tawi

  • Worrying twist in kidnap case

    “Are believed” does heavy lifting. Sabah residents fear illegal immigrants helping kidnappers after recent case By Amy Chew SANDAKAN, Sabah: Illegal immigrants from southern Philippines living in the Malaysian state of Sabah […]

  • Base to deter Abu Sayyaf

    New base to deter Abu Sayyaf in region. Philippine forward post in Tawi-Tawi Kota Kinabalu: The Philippine military has set up a base on Panguan island in Tawi-Tawi province near its […]

  • Kidnap attempt off Sabah

    Military suggest Abu Sayyaf not responsible… Military says attempted abduction of tugboat crew occurred in Sabah waters far from Tawi-Tawi ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Philippine military on Monday said gunmen […]

  • Call for better SEA intel

    Hopes for better intel in region. Share anti-pirate intel, Lorenzana asks Singapore Francisco Tuyay Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has urged Singaporean authorities to replicate its intelligence fusion in the straits […]

  • PH, Aus in joint drills

    Exercise will help suppress Abu Sayyaf in region. PH, Australia conduct joint maritime exercises By Nonoy E. Lacson Zamboanga City – The Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) started yesterday its […]

  • Pinoy pirate pursuits

    The clearance to enter each other’s waters is part of a trilateral maritime security agreement between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Esscom welcomes green light on pursuits into Philippines KOTA […]

  • Eyes in the sky

    The eyes in the skies. M’sia leads joint air patrol against Sulu Sea terrorist threats Malaysia today led the Trilateral Air Patrol (TAP), which also includes Indonesia and the Philippines, […]

  • MPA for Philippines

    Additional capability in fight against terrorism, maritime crime. U.S. transfers surveillance planes to the Philippines MANILA (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday transferred to the Philippines two brand-new, single-engine […]

  • Joint patrols next week?

    A week, however, is a long time in naval politics… Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to begin joint patrol JAKARTA — Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines will start conducting a joint maritime […]

  • ASG K&R gang member arrested

    Lack of recent attacks on shipping suggests military action working. Abu Sayyaf member nabbed in Tawi-Tawi By Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Government troops captured an Abu Sayyaf member […]