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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.

Nation 17 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Official calls for ban on high-powered outboard engines

SANDAKAN: A senior Malaysian security official is calling for a ban on high-powered outboard engines as a way to curb cross-border crimes along Sabah’s east coast.

Nation 17 May 2015 | 12:52 PM

Sandakan kidnap: "Large ransom" demanded

KOTA KINABALU: Gunmen holding kidnap victims Thien Nyuk Fun and Bernard Then Ted Fen have contacted their families with demands of a large ransom to secure their release.

AseanPlus News 24 Jul 2015 | 10:44 AM

Philippine nightclub blast kills one, wounds nine

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, July 24, 2015 (AFP) - A powerful explosion tore through a nightclub in the strife-torn southern Philippines, killing one person and wounding nine others, police said Friday.

Nation 11 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Esscom to hold another census

SEMPORNA: Another census on the Palau people or sea gypsies of Semporna will be done in August amid allegations they act as the “eyes and ears” of cross border criminals, such as kidnappers.

Nation 04 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Families worry over health of kidnapped duo

PETALING JAYA: Family members of two Malaysians kidnapped from a Sandakan restaurant are worried over the health of their loved ones who are being held hostage in southern Philippines.

Nation 20 Jul 2015 | 11:25 AM

Esszone curfew extended until Aug 5

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) will be extended further, until Aug 5.