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Indonesian fishermen

Abductors demand ransom for Indonesian fishermen

World

Abductors demand ransom for Indonesian fishermen

The wife of one of the Indonesian fishermen recently kidnapped has received a call asking for a ransom of 4 million ringgit (nearly 1 million USD) to secure the release of the two victims, police said on September 25.

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

ASEAN

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.

Indonesia to enhance protection for sharks

World

Indonesia to enhance protection for sharks

The Indonesian Government recently pledged to offer further protection for endangered shark species by reducing fishing and exports of shark fins, without overly harming the livelihoods of fishermen.