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The Philippines, for example, in their marine territorial claims include the Sulu Archipelago's links with Sabah (East Malaysia).
The channel lies off the southern Philippines' Tawi-Tawi islands, which together with the nearby Sulu Archipelago are preyed on by Abu Sayyaf militants based in the region.

The channel lies off the southern Philippines' Tawi-Tawi islands, which together with the nearby Sulu Archipelago are preyed on by Abu Sayyaf militants based in the region.
Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asian history had been a kingdom whose "influence reached its peak early in the 16th century, during the reign of Sultan Bolkiah, when it could claim to be paramount in almost the whole of Borneo, the Sulu Archipelago and ...
Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asian history had been a kingdom whose "influence reached its peak early in the 16th century, during the reign of Sultan Bolkiah, when it could claim to be paramount in almost the whole of Borneo, the Sulu Archipelago and ...
"Currently we have a comprehensive program that supports efforts to improve peace and stability in focused areas in Central Mindanao and Sulu Archipelago," he said. "In addition to health interventions, this program seeks to promote peace and security, ...

"Currently, we have a comprehensive program that supports efforts to improve peace and stability in focused areas in Central Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago," he said. ADVERTISEMENT. At a colloquium organized by the Zuellig Family Foundation in ...
Before the withdrawal, Abu Sayyaf Group 's "for-profit terrorism" was mostly contained to the under-governed spaces of the Sulu Archipelago on the islands Jolo and Basilan. But in the last 18 months, the situation in the Southern Philippines has begun ...
The insurgents envision the establishment of a pan-Islamic super-state in Southeast Asia. Their immediate goal is to set up an Islamic State in the western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. Abu Sayyaf founder Abdurajak Abubakar Janjalan was killed in ...
The channel lies off the southern Philippines' Tawi-Tawi islands, which together with the nearby Sulu Archipelago are preyed on by Abu Sayyaf militants based in the region.
Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asian history had been a kingdom whose "influence reached its peak early in the 16th century, during the reign of Sultan Bolkiah, when it could claim to be paramount in almost the whole of Borneo, the Sulu Archipelago and ...
"Currently we have a comprehensive program that supports efforts to improve peace and stability in focused areas in Central Mindanao and Sulu Archipelago," he said. "In addition to health interventions, this program seeks to promote peace and security, ...
"Currently, we have a comprehensive program that supports efforts to improve peace and stability in focused areas in Central Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago," he said. ADVERTISEMENT. At a colloquium organized by the Zuellig Family Foundation in ...
Before the withdrawal, Abu Sayyaf Group 's "for-profit terrorism" was mostly contained to the under-governed spaces of the Sulu Archipelago on the islands Jolo and Basilan. But in the last 18 months, the situation in the Southern Philippines has begun ...
The insurgents envision the establishment of a pan-Islamic super-state in Southeast Asia. Their immediate goal is to set up an Islamic State in the western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. Abu Sayyaf founder Abdurajak Abubakar Janjalan was killed in ...
Rosalind Wee of the W Group said the country is one of the top exporters of seaweed and seaweed products because they can easily be grown in islands like the Sulu Archipelago. A seaweed farm can produce as much as three tons of seaweed in a month, ...
Sabah's eastern coastline, where ESSCOM is based, lies close to the Sulu Archipelago in the southern Philippines and a region of the neighboring country where six Malaysian sailors and two Indonesian sailors remain in the custody of Abu Sayyaf or other ...

Early this year, law enforcement operations intensified to root out the threat of the Abu Sayyaf, following a surge of kidnapping activities in the Sulu Archipelago. These operations were done in coordination with local government units and the local ...
Between March and August, Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 25 Indonesian and six Malaysian seamen in attacks along vital trade routes for coal barges in the Sulu Archipelago. The extremist group continues to hold nine Indonesian sailors from the recent attacks.
The group released Sekkingstad in the town of Patikul in the Sulu Archipelago and he is now in the custody of Nur Misuari, founder of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), in the regional capital Jolo, said Jesus Dureza, a peace adviser to the ...
The group released Sekkingstad in the town of Patikul in the Sulu Archipelago and he is now in the custody of Nur Misuari, founder of the Moro National Liberation Front, in the regional capital Jolo, said Jesus Dureza, a peace adviser to the Philippine ...
Alarmed by the spate of kidnappings for ransom, Indonesia, Malaysia and The Philippines agreed in May to conduct co-ordinated naval security patrols in the Sulu Archipelago, and establish a hotline among themselves. In August, they agreed to allow "hot ...
Between March and August, Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 25 Indonesian and six Malaysian seamen in attacks along vital trade routes for coal barges in the Sulu Archipelago. The extremist group continues to hold nine Indonesian sailors from the recent attacks.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to eliminate Abu Sayyaf and has initiated a full-scale military campaign in the Sulu Archipelago to disrupt its operations. The group claimed responsibility for a retaliatory bombing in Duterte's home city ...
Yet, as the malaise of mere political restructuring via tier-making and tier-changing in Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago has simply resorted to numerous "failed political experiments," question is raised whether Du30's vision of federalism, which is ...
ESSCOM was created in the aftermath of a deadly incursion three years ago by an armed group from the Sulu Archipelago in the southern Philippines.
It may be that US military advisers have achieved little in helping combat Abu Sayyaf in the Sulu Archipelago, but the announcing that you intend to throw them out as though they were a liability is a bizarre outburst rather than a considered plan to ...
The newly elected government of President Rodrigo Duterte has deployed at least 9,000 soldiers to the Sulu Archipelago in southern Philippines as it seeks to defeat the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group.
Arnel dela Vega, Commander of Joint Task Force Sulu, called on soldiers in the Sulu Archipelago to understand and respect the religion and culture of the Moro -- the Muslim population of The Philippines, who the National Commission of Muslim Filipinos ...
Three Filipino crew members on board a Malaysian fishing boat were kidnapped by gunmen in waters near Pulau Pom Pom, Sabah, in Malaysia early on Monday.
Muloc, also known as Sehar Muloc, was arrested in June 2016, two months after del Torchio was released by Abu Sayyaf from their stronghold in the Sulu Archipelago, where an ongoing military offensive has killed at least 32 fighters and left more than a ...
These are important steps, but better cooperation is required between those governments and their military, police and intelligence forces - particularly in the Sulu Archipelago, where the violence in the southern Philippines is concentrated. Sadly ...
Muloc, also known as Sehar Muloc, was arrested in June 2016, two months after del Torchio was released by Abu Sayyaf from their stronghold in the Sulu Archipelago, where an ongoing military offensive has killed at least 32 fighters and left more than a ...
Taiwan has long maintained the highest-level red alert for travel to central and western Mindanao, as well as Zamboanga Peninsula and Sulu Archipelago, and an orange travel alert has been issued for southern Mindanao, urging nationals to avoid travel ...
Operating in the Sulu Archipelago, the Abu Sayyaf is a terrorist organization with approximately 200 members. Its activities consist of kidnap-for-ransom, beheadings of hostages, and occasional bombings.
... of indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) and indigenous peoples (IPs) is problematic, but it is held that these groups encompass tribes of the highlands and Muslims who largely live in the southernmost island of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago.
Australia said its citizens should reconsider traveling to eastern Mindanao and "not to travel to central and western Mindanao, including the Zamboanga peninsula and the Sulu Archipelago and in the southern Sulu sea area, due to the very high threat of ...
The Australian government told its citizens "not to travel to central and western Mindanao, including the Zamboanga peninsula and the Sulu Archipelago and in the southern Sulu sea area, due to the very high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack ...
This, Mr. Padilla, pointed out, is part of the preparedness posture of the government in the wake of the ongoing intensified pursuit of the Abu Sayyaf at the Sulu Archipelago, including Jolo, that has exacted a toll of at least 15 soldiers dead, so far.
In this image taken from a video filmed by the Abu Sayyaf Group and released by the Islamic State extremist group, militants swear allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at a ceremony in Basilan, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines. Photo Courtesy: ...
The Sulu Archipelago has been the home base of the Abu Sayyaf Group for decades, especially the larger islands of Sulu, Jolo, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi.
... the Philippine government (GPH) and the MILF in 2014 "to undertake a study and to make recommendations with a view to promoting healing and reconciliation among the different communities affected by the conflict in Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago.
The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is The Philippines' most dangerous militant organization. Operating out of Basilan, in the Sulu Archipelago, with a strength of fewer than 500 fighters, ASG has abducted, assassinated, bombed and fought soldiers, police ...
In the 1990s, televison audiences in Britain and Australia got to see the remarkable story of Indonesia's Sama Bajo people. The documentary Below the Wind was made by the late Australian director and former Bali resident John Darling.
The Sulu Archipelago, Zamboanga Peninsula, and Soccsksargen Regions will experience rain on Saturday and Sunday mornings, with similar conditions to be experienced over the rest of Mindanao during the afternoons.
Bud Bongao is a treasure trove of biodiversity and one of the last moist forests in the Sulu Archipelago. It is among the landmarks of Tawi-Tawi and renowned as a sacred mountain by locals and visitors alike.
The Sama-Bajaus are traditionally from the many islands of the Sulu Archipelago in The Philippines, as well as parts of the coastal areas of Mindanao.
It may sound rhetorical, but it is not if you think of the gravity of things faced by the people of Sulu Archipelago, and the prospects laid out before them especially in this crucial times in the face of the changing Palace Guardian and the rate that ...
"In other words, and this is our conclusion as an independent commission," Bleeker said, "the root cause lies in the imposition by force of a monolithic Filipino identity and Philippine State on multiple ethnic groups in Mindanao and in the Sulu ...
Abu Sayyaf is a loose organisation. There is no single, unifying force of leadership. There are several Abu Sayyaf factions spread across different territories in the Sulu Archipelago. Yet, it is quite disciplined financially and militarily. Most of ...


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