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Nation 28 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Looking beyond race

Being a part of a multiracial community means enjoying the strength of one another’s race, religion and culture, while embracing our own.

World 10 Dec 2014 | 2:55 PM

Maoist rebels pose 'minimal' risk to Philippine typhoon rescue mission

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine rescue teams were struggling on Wednesday to reach upland communities on an eastern island which took the brunt of a typhoon at the weekend amid security fears in an area known as a hotbed of Maoist insurgents.

Nation 21 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

On a chain and a prayer

KOTA KINABALU: Chained to a hut in the jungles of Jolo for four of the six months he was in captivity and moved at least five times amid gunfire, fish breeder Chan Sai Chuin survived his 177-day ordeal by praying.

Nation 06 Dec 2014 | 11:47 AM

Sabah CP: Police 95% certain it’s Nikson Muktadir

KOTA KINABALU: Police are 95% certain that they have in their hands Nikson Muktadir, one of the key leaders of the cross border kidnap for ransom (KFR) group.

World 15 Dec 2014 | 3:20 PM

Philippines calls one-month ceasefire with Maoists for Xmas, Pope

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino has suspended army operations against Maoist guerrillas for a month to mark Christmas and a visit by Pope Francis, the head of the military said on Monday.

Nation 25 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Sabah extends night sea curfew

KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-to-dawn sea curfew enforced since July 19 in Sabah’s east coast has been extended till Jan 9, said state Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman.

Nation 24 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Sabah’s IS threat under control’

LABUAN: Proactive measures are needed to ensure that the Islamic State (IS) threat in Sabah does not turn serious, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Philippines 14 Feb 2015 | 7:43 PM

Foreign birdwatchers nearly caught in Philippine gun battle

MANILA (AFP) - A group of birdwatchers from Britain, Denmark and Australia narrowly avoided getting caught in a gun battle between the Philippines military and insurgents that left their guide wounded, officials said Saturday.

Nation 07 Mar 2015 | 12:02 PM

Marine policeman’s wife anxious to be reunited with him

KOTA KINABALU: The wife of just released marine police constable Zakiah Aleip is anxious to see her husband again after almost eight months’ of worrying about him.

Nation 04 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia to join ranks of nations with laws against terror

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will join the ranks of other countries that have in place anti-terrorism laws when a Bill is tabled in Parliament this month.