Southeast Asia | Anti-piracy patrols adrift in terror-targeted waterway

Anti-piracy patrols adrift in terror-targeted waterway

The Sibutu Passage between Malaysia and the Philippines has emerged as Asia's most dangerous waterway as Islamic terror groups target seaborne trade

August 30, 2017 4:35 PM (UTC+8)
A Philippine air force helicopter over the coastal area of Jolo town, Sulu province, on the southern island of Mindanao as troops carried out President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to "destroy" Abu Sayyaf militants active in the area. 
Photo: AFP/Mark Navales
A Philippine air force helicopter over the coastal area of Jolo town, Sulu province, on the southern island of Mindanao as troops carried out President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to "destroy" Abu Sayyaf militants active in the area. Photo: AFP/Mark Navales
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