Tag: Celebes

  • Joint patrols get nearer

    More talks planned. Again. ASEAN Neighbors Ramp Up Terrorism Response By Noel Tarrazona Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia are slated to meet on June 19 to finalize the deployment of joint […]

  • US warns on Sulu-Celebes

    Threat to crews from Abu Sayyaf still there, says US. After Palawan, US govt sounds terror alarm in Sulu BY AL JACINTO ZAMBOANGA CITY: The United States has advised ships […]

  • No joint patrols yet

    Joint patrols on hold. Again. Sulu-Sulawesi sea patrol pact signing put off SANDAKAN: The much-anticipated signing of the Trilateral Maritime Patrol of Sulu and Sulawesi seas agreement here on Tuesday […]

  • Martial law for ASG?

    ASG pose significant threat to shipping. Duterte threatens martial law to stop Abu Sayyaf By Manolo B. Jara MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte again threatened to impose martial law in […]

  • Vietnamese evade pirates

    The ship changed course after spotting armed gunmen on a speedboat and has arrived in Malaysia safely. Vietnamese vessel escapes armed gunmen in Philippine waters, flees to Malaysia A Vietnamese […]

  • Shippers avoid new pirate hotspot

    Abu Sayyaf Group a major threat in region. Shippers avoid new ‘pirate hotspot’ in waters west of the Philippines By Keith Wallis A surge in piracy to the west of […]

  • 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 […]

  • ReCAAP sounds warning

    Abu Sayyaf Group danger to shipping. ‘Very serious concern’ over kidnapping of seafarers in Southern Philippines: ReCAAP ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has very serious concern over kidnap for ransom attacks […]