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Nation 07 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Lahad Datu: MNLF elements among invaders

PETALING JAYA: The Sulu invaders are not officially recognised by any group other than the self-styled Sulu Sultanate and its supporters, said Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia Professor Dr Aruna Gopinath.

Nation 04 Aug 2013 | 7:04 PM

Please rescue me, daughter tells dad from Basilan Island

JOHOR BARU: "The situation here is very dangerous, gun fights often take place," Siti Nor Shafika, 19, told her father about Basilan Island in the southern Philippines.

Nation 21 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

No abductions with Ops Pasir watching over Sabah islands

KOTA KINABALU: An operation, code-named Ops Pasir, involving military patrol in the east coast waters of Sabah has managed to curb incidence of abduction and terrorist activities in Pulau Pandanan and Pulau Sipadan.

Nation 26 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fida: I’m not married

KOSMO! reported that popular actress and model Rafidah Ibrahim has denied rumours she has become the second wife of a renowned entrepreneur.

World 04 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Philippine gunmen send pictures showing kidnapped Australian

MANILA (Reuters) - Gunmen from a suspected Islamist militant group holding an Australian hostage on a southern island in the Philippines have sent photographs of the man to his family and demanded an unspecified ransom, the Philippine military said on Wednesday.

World 13 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Trial starts for militant accused of building Bali

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Islamic militant captured in the same Pakistan town where U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden went on trial in Indonesia on Monday accused of making bombs that exploded at Bali nightclubs packed with Australian tourists in 2002, killing 202 people.

Nation 21 Nov 2013 | 2:13 PM

Semporna kidnap: Family says emotional goodbye to murder victim

TAWAU: The nephew of 57-year-old Taiwanese Hsu Li Min who was shot dead at the Pom Pom Island resort sobbed as he carried an urn containing Hsu's ashes after the cremation on Thursday.

Nation 19 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Semporna kidnap: Sabah to act on White Rajahs

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah authorities will investigate resort operators who engage foreigners as dive masters under the guise of guests in diving islands off Semporna, says state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun.

Nation 19 Nov 2013 | 2:39 PM

Semporna kidnap: Family members sad and nervous

TAWAU: "We are very sad and nervous. No comment at the present" was the only thing Richard Chang, the brother of kidnapped Taiwanese tourist Chang An Wei told the press when he arrived at the Tawau airport at 3.20pm on Tuesday.

Nation 20 Nov 2013 | 8:38 PM

Semporna kidnap: Taiwan legislator says abducted woman is ill and negotiations are ongoing

PETALING JAYA: Taiwan’s legislator Tsai Cheng-yuan said he had been in touch with the abductors of Chang An Wei and that she had fallen ill in captivity.