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Nation 08 Apr 2014 | 2:48 PM

Semporna resort kidnap: 25 detained in swoop on island resorts

KOTA KINABALU: Twenty-five people, including a six-year-old child, were detained in a swoop on 19 tourist resorts in Semporna on Monday.

Nation 03 Apr 2014 | 3:50 PM

Semporna resort kidnap: Act could be attempt to strain ties with China, says PM

PERTH: Malaysia is not ruling out the possibility that the latest abductions at a resort off Semporna, Sabah, are a deliberate act to sour the country's relations with China.

Nation 12 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Both kidnap victims safe, says Esscom

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian officials are working with their security counterparts in the Philippines to secure the freedom of two women kidnapped from a Sempo­rna resort dive resort 12 days ago.

Nation 11 Apr 2014 | 9:30 PM

Semporna resort kidnap: Malaysia working with Philippines to secure release of women

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian officials are working with their Philippine security counterparts to secure the freedom of two women abducted from a resort off Semporna in Sabah, 11 days ago.

Nation 08 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

Is the hand of Misuari behind spate of kidnappings?

LAHAD DATU: Former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) chairman Nur Misuari (pic) is thought to be the unseen hand behind the spate of kidnappings in Sabah’s east coast.

World 02 Jun 2014 | 4:20 PM

Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of U.S. troops

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine security forces have arrested a Muslim rebel responsible for the death of two U.S. servicemen in a September 2009 roadside bombing on the remote southern island of Jolo, a police general said on Monday.

Nation 16 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Mindef gets tough on terror

SUNGAI BULOH: The Defence Ministry will brook no nonsense when dealing with personnel involved in terrorism, said its deputy minister Datuk Rahim Bakri.

Nation 14 Jun 2014 | 2:33 PM

Muhyiddin: No condoning militant activities

KUALA LUMPUR: Terrorism activities will not be condoned even if carried out by a local, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

World 29 Jun 2014 | 5:10 PM

Philippine security forces in south on alert due to terror threat

MANILA (Reuters) - Security forces went on full alert in the southern Philippines on Sunday, police said, after military intelligence reported sightings of Islamist militants in the region after the detention of a top al Qaeda-linked leader.

Nation 27 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Shafie: Curfew appropriate measure to ensure security

KOTA KINABALU: Despite inconveniencing some fishermen, the dusk-to-dawn curfew in Sabah’s eastern maritime area is a decisive action to stop cross-border criminal activities, said Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal.