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Southeast Asian pirates on the prowl once again

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A spate of daring high-seas attacks off Southeast Asia is stoking fears that its vital shipping lanes could once again become a hotspot for piracy unless regional powers act fast.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pirates kidnap three on Japanese tanker off Malaysia, says report


Armed pirates boarded a Japanese oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessel’s shipment of diesel fuel, Malaysian media said Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Missing plane flew back over Malaysia


Investigators are increasingly certain the missing Malaysian Airlines jet turned back across the country after its last radio contact with air traffic controllers, and that someone with aviation skills was responsible for the change in course, a Malaysian government official said Friday.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Owners extend sympathy to kin of PH seaman killed in hijacking off Nigeria

Pyxis Maritime Corp

The owners and managers of a ship attacked by pirates off the Nigerian coast on February 4 have assured the family of a Filipino seaman killed in the failed hijack attempt of support and guaranteed the safety of eight other Filipinos who suffered no harm in the incident.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

8 Filipino seafarers rescued from pirates back in PH


The eight Filipino seafarers who were rescued by the Iranian Navy from Somali pirates off the Indian coast last April 2 arrived home Wednesday night.

Posted: April 12th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »