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October 5 to October 11: Compiled by SHANTINI SUNTHARAJAH

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US deploys spy planes in southern Philippines

The United States has deployed two long-range military surveillance aircraft in the Philippines as part of assistance in the war against terror, military officials said yesterday.


Alert police if gunmen seen, coastal villagers told

Villagers along Sabah's east coast have been urged to alert the police if they detect the movement of the group of 10 gunmen who raided the Borneo Paradise Eco Resort on Oct 5.


Families of kidnap victims in Sabah get a helping hand

Help is trickling in for the families of kidnap victims of Borneo Paradise eco-resort as a slight security reshuffle takes place on the ground in the east coast of Sabah neighbouring southern Philippines.


Kidnappers may have fled to Jolo

The raiders of Borneo Paradise Eco Resort have slipped through the security dragnet in the southern Philippines and here, with all signs pointing to them having landed on Jolo island with some of their hostages.


Hostages’ whereabouts unknown

The uncertainty over the whereabouts of the six hostages grabbed from the Borneo Paradise Eco Resort a fortnight ago is worrying their families.


Cops release two resort workers detained after Sabah abduction

Two Borneo Paradise Eco-Resort employees, who were detained following the kidnapping of six resort workers by gunmen on Oct 5, have been released by police.


Five hostages feared killed in gun battle

A fierce 40-minute gun battle in a Sulu Sea island in the Philippines appears to have ended the 22-day old Borneo Paradise resort kidnap episode with five of the six hostages feared killed while one escaped.


Borneo Paradise abductors growing desperate

The band of pirates who abducted five workers from the Borneo Paradise Resort near Kunak in the Sabah east coast are now desperate and have reduced the ransom they are demanding, Chief of Defence Forces Jen Tan Sri Mohd Zahidi Zainuddin said.

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Commander Robot captured

B>ZAMBOANGA:/BA top rebel leader implicated in the kidnapping of dozens of European, American and other foreign hostages was captured Sunday in the southern Philippines, the military chief said.