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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are still trying to determine the location of abducted 58 year-old Taiwanese tourist Chang An Wei and the Filipino gunmen who took her from the Pom Pom island resort off Semporna to southern Philippines.
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian security forces continued their blitz against illegal immigrants in Sabah’s east coast after detaining 20 people during an early Sunday morning operation at Pulau Kalapuan off Semporna.
KUALA LUMPUR: Although talk of another attack by foreign militants along Sabah’s east coast has been described as rumours, the armed forces is not taking any chances and the soldiers have been put on alert for any intrusion, says its chief Jeneral Tan Sri Zulkefli Mohd Zin.
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippine government is to triple the size of a special forces military unit that operates against Islamist militants responsible for deadly bombings and kidnappings of Westerners, officials said Tuesday.
LEDANG: The Government has directed the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) to boost surveillance and intelligence following the kidnapping incident in the waters of Sabah on Wednesday.
KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman says that Sabah has no plans to close resorts on “remote” islands in the wake of last Wednesday’s abduction of a Chinese tourist and a Filipina worker from a resort off Semporna.