Tag: Celebes

  • Japan aids PH piracy fight

    Tokyo is aiming to deepen economic and security ties with Manila as it looks to contain China’s growing power. Japan to help Manila to stop pirates Japan will build four […]

  • Blast pirates out of sea

    As restrained as always. ‘Blast pirates out of the sea’- Duterte President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he would ask the leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia to “blast” pirates out […]

  • Belt & Braces for Sulu

    Warning of fresh kidnap attempts. After naval patrols, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines launch air surveillance ops over Sulu Sea Trinna Leong SUBANG – Malaysia launched trilateral air patrol operations with […]

  • AFP training ops

    Concerns terrorists could flee using sea routes. Philippine navy, air force conduct joint maritime drill to improve interoperability Editor: Song Lifang The Philippine Navy and Air Force have began a […]

  • Crew kidnap concerns

    ReCAAP still worried. Abduction in Sabah waters still a concerning issue By Neil Brian Joseph KOTA KINABALU: The abduction of crew members from ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and waters […]

  • ASG and the Sulu Sea

    Abu Sayyaf remains a threat to shipping in region. Why are maritime terrorists victimising sailors in the Sulu Sea? By Noel Tarrazona Over the last five years, the ASEAN media have […]

  • Japan, UNODC join fight

    Threat of Abu Sayyaf terrorists in region. Japan and UNODC Join Asian Piracy Battle By Noel Tarrazona The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is joining several countries in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Singapore offers Sulu help

    Much discussed patrols will hopefully keep Abu Sayyaf activity down. Singapore ready to help in Sulu Sea patrols, says defence minister Singapore: Singapore is ready to take part in joint […]