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Nation 13 Sep 2021 | 7:00 AM

Cops hunt ‘sea gypsies’ after killing on the seas

KOTA KINABALU: Police are on the hunt for three Pelahu individuals over the murder of a fourth such individual, who was snatched from his boat in waters off Sabah’s east coast Semporna district.

Sabah & Sarawak 15 Mar 2021 | 7:00 AM

34 sea gypsies held for begging in Lahad Datu

LAHAD DATU: Thirty-four members of the Pelahu community, who were begging at two traffic light intersections at Jalan Bunga Raya and Bandar Sri Perdana here, have been detained.

Nation 06 Mar 2021 | 7:00 AM

Sea gypsies rounded up in Kota Kinabalu

KOTA KINABALU: A group of Pelahus or sea gypsies who have apparently wandered into the city from the coastal areas, are being rounded up by authorities amid concerns over social media about new squatters.

Thailand 17 Nov 2020 | 7:00 AM

Landless folk get mangrove home in conservation push

AUTHORITIES have reached a deal with a landless community that will allow them to live in a mangrove forest if they help protect the area, a unique collaboration that could work across the country, land rights groups said.