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Piracy hasn't gone away

This intractable problem calls for joint efforts by regional governments, coordination among enforcement agencies and the industry, and information-sharing on best practices

THERE have been unwelcome reminders recently that piracy is still a real threat to shipping in several regions of the world, including South-east Asia.

Last week's hijacking of a bunker tanker with eight crew on board by Somali pirates came as a shock to the international shipping...

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