Tag: Celebes Sea

  • What next for Sulu patrols?

    Southeast Asia’s new minilateral security arrangement officially got underway this week. What’s Next for the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols? By Prashanth Parameswaran On Monday, after much anticipation and several delays, […]

  • Joint Sulu patrols…

    Lots of talk but no boats in the water yet. DND: Upcoming maritime security patrols with Indonesia, Malaysia ‘timely’ The Department of National Defense (DND) has called the soon-to-be launched […]

  • Joint SE Asia patrols…

    Don’t hold your breath. Hisham: Joint Sulu Sea patrols are on KOTA KINABALU: The anticipated Malaysia-Philippines-Indonesia joint security patrols in the Sulu Sea will begin in May, says Datuk Seri […]

  • ASG leader killed

    Askali, terror group’s rising star, among six militants killed in clashes in Bohol resort town. Abu Sayyaf kidnapping mastermind shot dead Raul Dancel Security forces have killed Abu Sayyaf’s spokesman, […]

  • Pressure’s on for Abu Sayyaf

    Heat turned up on ISIS affiliates. Indonesia, Malaysia allowed ‘hot pursuit’ of Abu Sayyaf By Manolo B. Jara MANILA: A senior military officer disclosed that their counterparts in Indonesia and […]

  • Focus on the Sulu Sea

    Focus on security in Sulu Sea. Is this the most dangerous backwater in the world? Across the world there has been a decline in piracy and sea robbery, but one […]

  • ASG patrols at long last?

    Many months later, region springs into action… Southeast Asian nations to patrol piracy-prone waters MANILA: The Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia will launch joint patrols in piracy-plagued waters, Manila’s defence secretary […]

  • Kidnaps threaten supply chain

    Southern Sulu and Northern Celebes Seas Are the Hot Spots Surge In Offshore Abductions Increases Threat to Supply Chains The Philippines-based Islamist extremist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has been responsible […]

  • 1 dead, 7 kidnapped

    Abu Sayyaf Group suspected to be behind attack. Crewman of Vietnamese ship killed off PH, 7 others abducted Carmela Fonbuena MANILA, Philippines – A crew member of a Vietnamese ship […]

  • Celebes Sea Cooperation

    What models can Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines follow for their new trilateral maritime cooperation? A Quest for Best Practices: Trilateral Cooperation on Maritime Security in the Celebes Sea By […]