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Nation 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Youth swept by currents trying to rescue cousin

A 17-year-old youth was washed away by swift currents while trying to save his cousin who fell off a sampan in a river in Rantau Panjang, near here, on Tuesday.

Nation 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Training saved me, says rescued sailor

Malaysian navy personnel Norli Azan Atan, who was found safe on a Philippines island after having fallen into the sea while on duty as a night watchman on board I>KD Sri Melaka/I>, attributes his 32-hour survival in rough waters to his training and a life jacket.

Nation 06 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singapore seeks permission to conduct rescue ops

Singapore has asked for permission from Malaysia to launch search and rescue operations for the three missing crewmembers of the republic#8217;s warship I>RSS Courageous/Ifollowing a collision with a container ship off Pulau Batu Putih on Friday.

Nation 21 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Capsized 'airman 'saved' by 'thoughts 'of family

Thoughts of his wife and three young children kept Royal Malaysian Air Force Mej Aundrey Smith, 43, going as he fought rough seas to swim to safety after the boat carrying him and five other air force personnel capsized on Sunday.

Nation 22 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

One more commando found alive, two others dead

RMAF commando Sjn Saad Che Omar, 34, who went missing after the boat carrying him and five others capsized in the South China Sea near Pulau Sibu on Sunday, was found alive at 6pm yesterday, after 31 hours in the sea.

Nation 22 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Life jackets compulsory for river trips

Sarawak will soon make it compulsory for passengers in open boats to wear life jackets.

Nation 24 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singapore should not issue threats, says DPM

Singapore should not threaten Malaysia to stay off the waters surrounding Pulau Batu Puteh when the island's current ownership is in dispute.

Lifestyle 25 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bukit Larut's back door

Watch out! Machine guns to the right, landmines ahead!#8221; shouted Loh Taik Sze, a member of the Hash House Harriers (HHH) in Taiping. He was leading the eight of us on a climb up Bukit Larut via its #8220;back door#8221;, and we were now #8220;doing battle#8221; in the #8220;war zone#8221; of the primary jungles of this hill.

Nation 31 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

11 Indonesian crewmen of sunken ship saved by lifeboat

A small lifeboat saved the lives of 11 Indonesian crew members from a cargo ship that sank in rough seas about 18 nautical miles off Kuala Tatau in Bintulu Division early Wednesday.

Nation 03 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Body of missing fisherman recovered

Police have recovered the body of one of the four fishermen who went missing off Pulau Seri Buat in Rompin on Friday, at Pantai Pulau Aceh, near Penyabung yesterday.