Tag: terrorists

  • Joint patrols at last?

    Could they finally, actually happen? Malaysia Set to Launch Joint Sea Patrols with Indonesia, Philippines Colin Forsythe and Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata Nearly a year after Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines […]

  • ASG curfew extended

    Measure imposed to reduce Abu Sayyaf vessel attacks. Curfew in Esszone extended till April 20 – Sabah Police Commissioner The curfew in waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah […]

  • MMEA to hire ASG hostages

    New roles for former hostages? MMEA ready to recruit three Abu Sayyaf kidnap victims PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is interested to recruit the three men who were […]

  • 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 […]

  • ASG kidnaps crew

    Philippine militants take two captive, hours after troops rescue two MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine militants took two crew captive from a cargo ship on Thursday, only hours after soldiers rescued […]

  • Duterte’s new threat

    Move will alarm shipping industry. Duterte wants kidnappers ‘blown up,’ even with hostages Pia Ranada DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered the bombing of kidnapping […]

  • Search continues for bodies

    Men went missing during gun fight. Two Filipino gunmen, boat skipper still missing, Esscom assures continued search BY OLIVIA MIWIL KOTA KINABALU: The effort to locate two militants and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • ASG torturing hostages

    Hostage made claims in call to newspaper. Malaysian hostage says tortured, starved by Filipino captors KUALA LUMPUR — Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines are beating and threatening to kill […]

  • MMEA watches for Abu Sayyaf Group

    President Duterte’s push against ASG could see fighters flee to Malaysia. Sabah on high alert for those fleeing crackdown on Abu Sayyaf in Philippines BY ROY GOH KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian […]