Tag: ASG

  • Philippine Forces Free Two Indonesian Fishermen Kidnapped In September

    December 23: Two Indonesian fishermen abducted from a Malaysian fishing boat in the waters off Lahad Datu last September have been rescued by the Philippine armed forces while another still […]

  • High Alert Following Report of Abu Sayyaf Group Targeting High-Value Targets In/Around Sabah’s Mataking and Pom Pom Islands

    September 30: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM) went on high alert following an intelligence report that indicated that nine Abu Sayyaf gunmen had left Jolo and were heading towards […]

  • Curfew in Eastern Sabah Security Zone Further Extended to Oct 8

    September 22: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends on Monday, has been extended until Oct 8, said Sabah Police […]

  • Three Crew Kidnapped From Fishing Boat Near Tambisan Island, Sabah – Likely By ASG

    September 23: At approx. 12:00 LT, seven masked-men armed with high powered firearms such as M16, RPG and pistols; believed to be members of the Kidnap for Ransom Group (KFRG) […]

  • Esscom on alert

    ReCAAP issued warning. Esscom on high alert following intel report of Abu Sayyaf’s kidnapping plans By Norasikin Daineh LAHAD DATU: Security at Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) has been intensified following […]

  • ReCAAP issues warning

    Immediate warning for shipping in Sulu-Celebes region. ReCAAP issues warning The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP), has issued a warning today […]

  • 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 […]

  • Abu Sayyaf Sulu clash

    Still a strong presence in Sulu. 6 suspected Abu Sayyaf men, soldier killed in Sulu clashes Six suspected Abu Sayyaf members and an Army soldier were killed following separate clashes […]

  • ASG hostages rescued

    Concerns ASG is still a threat. Military rescues 2 ASG kidnap victims in Sulu SULU, Philippines – Authorities rescued a mother and daughter from the hands of the Abu Sayyaf […]

  • Aus, PH drills finish

    Three week exercise ends. Navy concludes joint drills with Australian Navy in Sulu Sea Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Navy has concluded a second round of sea […]