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Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines to Bolster Security at Sea - New York Times

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines agreed on Thursday to conduct coordinated sea patrols and establish a hotline to combat piracy and kidnappings in waters bordering the three Southeast Asian nations. A meeting among the ...and more »

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia Agree on New Joint Patrols Amid Kidnappings - The Diplomat

Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines agreed Thursday to conduct coordinated maritime patrols as part of a broader plan to tackle rising security challenges in the waters bordering the three countries. At a trilateral “2 + 2” meeting of their ...and more »

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration - Jakarta Post

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration Mission accomplished – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, accompanied by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (second right), Indonesian Military commander Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo (right) and ...and more »

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia Act Against Pirates - The Maritime Executive

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines agreed on Thursday to conduct coordinated maritime patrols after a spate of ship hijackings by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines. Most of the piracy in the area is the work of militants from the Abu ...and more »

Who released the sailors? Untold story behind hostage rescue - Jakarta Post

On the heels of the heart-warming return of 10 Indonesian sailors previously held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, the details of the release remain cloudy as the government seems reluctant to disclose the events that led to ...and more »

Sulu Sea joint patrols being finalised: Jokowi - Channel News Asia

After meeting Foreign Ministers from Malaysia and the Philippines, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said the countries are finalising plans and procedures for joint patrols in the Sulu Sea. 05 May 2016 03:22PM. Share this content. Bookmark ...and more »

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines reach agreement to coordinate maritime security - Asian Correspondent

FOLLOWING kidnappings of Indonesians at sea, Indonesia has come to an agreement with Malaysia and the Philippines to boost maritime security after a sit-down in Yogyakarta today. Indonesian President Joko Widodo met with Malaysia's minister of foreign ...and more »

Security in Sulu and Sulawesi waters to be beefed up - The Straits Times

At the meeting in Yogyakarta yesterday were (from left) Indonesian military chief Gatot Nurmantyo, Malaysian military chief Zulkifeli Mohd Zin, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno ...and more »

Tri-nation plan to fight Abu Sayyaf - The Star Online

KOTA KINABALU: With the Abu Sayyaf militants moving their kidnapping operations to the high seas after the crackdown in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are now planning attacks at sea to put the pirates out of action. Foreign ...and more »

Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to boost sea security - Sun.Star

INDONESIA. From left to right, Indonesian Armed Forces Chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo, his Malaysian counterpart Gen. Zulkifeli Mohd. Zin, Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi ...and more »