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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, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration - Jakarta Post

Foreign ministers and defense force chiefs from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines signed a joint declaration on maritime security on Thursday, calling on all governments in the region to increase efforts to tackle marine threats. The leaders ...and more »

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia to coordinate against militant pirates - Reuters

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - 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. (L-R) Indonesian military chief ...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 »

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 »

Indonesia and neighbours agree to patrol waters after kidnappings - Daily Mail

By Afp. Published: 03:30 EDT, 5 May 2016 | Updated: 03:30 EDT, 5 May 2016. e-mail. 5 shares. Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are to launch a joint patrol in their waters after a recent surge of kidnappings by a radical Islamic group, according ...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 »

Piracy: Indonesia Recommends Double Watch, Convoy - The Maritime Executive

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines will meet on Thursday to discuss joint maritime security patrols in the Sulu and Sulawesi Seas after a spate of kidnappings. Joint patrols could involve ships from the three navies patrolling together and ...and more »

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against extremist group Abu Sayyaf - Zee News

The summit was convened by Indonesia, and was held in Yogyakara, after the kidnapping of 14 fishermen in two incidents in the international waters of the Jolo, where Abu Sayyaf has bases on various Philippine islands. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, ...and more »

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines Vow to Combat Sea Piracy Together - benarnews

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (center) and Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene D. Almendras (right) listen to Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman during a trilateral meeting on regional maritime security in Yogyakarta, Indonesia ...and more »