Tag: Abu Sayyaf

  • 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 […]

  • Curfew in ESSZone Extended Until January 21

    January 05: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) that ends tomorrow, January 06, has been extended to January 21, according to […]

  • Philippines’ Duterte to Lift Martial Law in Mindanao By End of Year

    December 10: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will lift martial law in Mindanao by the end of the year, his spokesperson has announced, signalling an end to the controversial May 2017 […]

  • Kidnapped Indonesian Fishermen Transferred Between Kidnapping Groups; Ransom Demand Made

    November 06: Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped in waters off Tambisan Island in Lahad Datu on Sept 23 and later held in Sulu have been transferred to another kidnap group leader, Daily […]

  • Sabah’s ESSZone Dusk-to-Dawn Sea Curfew Extended Until Nov 7

    October 22: Sabah’s dusk-to-dawn sea curfew which ends on Tuesday (Oct 22), will be extended for another two weeks until Nov 7, says Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah. He […]

  • IMO Focus on Marsec

    Table-top exercise held. IMO Focus on Maritime Security Maritime security is a key element of International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s work and, over many years, the Organization has developed a number of measures […]

  • Malaysia KFR concerns

    Intelligence sharing and mechanism required. Extra ‘power’ needed to tackle piracy, kidnapping issues: Shafie The State Government will need extra “power” to tackle piracy and kidnapping issues to boost security in […]

  • ASG behind kidnap?

    Involvement of Abu Sayyaf terrorists now more likely. Abducted Indon fishermen from Sabah taken to Sulu Two Indonesian fishermen abducted by gunmen off Sabah in Malaysia were believed taken to […]

  • Actors Vs Pirates

    Curious claim from production team. Esscom advises actors to lodge report over ‘kidnap’ threat KOTA KINABALU: Security forces in Sabah want the two actors who claimed they were at risk […]

  • 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 […]