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Wednesday Jul 23 | ABS-CBN News

Sabah imposes curfew in waters near PH

Local authorities in Sabah have imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in waters off 6 east coast districts amid a spate of kidnappings there.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Express

69 held for flouting the curfew

Lahad Datu: The second day of the 12-hour curfew saw a total of 69 fishermen, including 10 women, being detained after they failed to abide by the curfew imposed at six districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone effective Saturday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Curfew Off The East Coast Of Sabah Beginning 6pm Today

KOTA KINABALU, July 19 -- Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said a curfew would be enforced off the east coast of Sabah from today until Aug 2. The starting margin of the curfew, which will be from 6 pm until 6 am, would be three nautical miles from the coast off Tg Pundaras in Sandakan, Kinabatangan, Lahad Datu, Semporna and ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Government Will Not Bow To Ransom Demand From Kidnappers - Ahmad Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 -- The government will not bow or entertain any ransom demand from the armed group involved in kidnapping marine police constable Zakia Aliep, 26, in an ambush in Pulau Mabul last Saturday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

M'sia to impose CURFEW to 'quell any threat to Sabah' - IGP

A curfew will be imposed on the east coast of Sabah following the attack on the diving haven of Pulau Mabul, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

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Daily Express

Esscom Commander: Give me time to prove myself

Semporna: Eastern Sabah Security Command first Commander, DCP Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun asked for time to successfully tackle the problem of security breaches by militants from southern Philippines that saw four kidnappings in the past six months.

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Daily Express

Five injured in collision

Lahad Datu: Five men, including two police personnel and a prisoner, travelling in a van were injured in a collision with a Toyota Ninja at Km 36 Lahad Datu-Tawau road on Monday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Mission To Gaza This Time Will Meet Security Requirements - Abdul Azeez

Kelab Putera 1Malaysia's humanitarian mission to Gaza this time will meet security requirements like the donning of bullet proof vests and safety helmets, said its chairman Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim.

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BioEnergy Bytes

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Daily Express

Buried with full honours

Semporna: A marine policeman who was slain by armed men in an ambush at Pulau Mabul was buried with full police honours at his village in Kampung Bubul Batu, Monday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

PM's Wife Appeals For Release Of Kidnapped Constable Zakia Aleip

The prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today appealed for the release of constable Zakia Aleip, 26, who was kidnapped by a group of armed from a resort in Pulau Mabul last Saturday, so that he could return to his family.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Express

Duo held over m-bike thefts

Lahad Datu: District police believe they have solved 10 cases of motorcycle thefts here with the arrest of two members of a motorcycle theft gang.

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Coatings World

Elevance and Genting Enter New Biorefinery Collaboration

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils, has entered into a new collaboration with Genting Plantations Berhad through Genting Integrated Biorefinery Sdn Bhd , to be located in the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster in Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Malaysian policeman killed, another abducted at resort

Armed men fatally shot a Malaysian police officer and abducted another at a diving resort on the island of Borneo, according to Malaysian authorities.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Self-Created Disaster: Destroy 'foreign' monster in Sabah - Kitingan tells BN

Putrajaya has to address the problem of "inland foreigners" in Sabah, which is a potential breeding ground for undesirable elements who pose a security risk to the state, a leading Sabah politician said.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kidnapped Victim Among First To Serve In ESSZone

KOTA KINABALU, July 13 -- The marine policeman kidnapped by a group of armed men at a resort in Pulau Mabul, Semporna last night was among the first to serve in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Star Online

Poachers open fire on Forestry Dept outpost

KOTA KINABALU: A Forestry DepartA ment outpost at a virgin jungle reserve near Lahad Datu was fired upon by two suspected poachers in their attempt to enter the area.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Najib Praises ESSCom For Rescuing Chinese National

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has commended the Eastern Sabah Security Command for the rescue a Chinese national after being held hostage for two months in the southern Philippines.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Again No Ransom? Chinese farm manager freed by Sabah raiders - Igp

A fish farm manager, who was kidnapped by armed men in Pulau Baik, near Lahad Datu, Sabah, in May was rescued early this morning.

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Chinese fish farmer freed after Malaysia...

A Chinese fish farm manager who was kidnapped in May has been released amid a spate of abductions in Malaysia by gunmen based in the southern Philippines, police said Thursday.

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