Piracy down but not out in treacherous South-East Asian waters

Governments in South-East Asia are getting on top of the maritime piracy problem. But their approach needs to go beyond law enforcement, analysts say.

Global piracy shifts from hijacking to robbery, 2015 figures show

Pirates moved away from taking ships and crew members hostage in 2015, favouring instead swift attacks to rob vessels of removable goods, an anti-piracy watch group said Tuesday.