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Kidnappings and illegal immigrants - these are issues that are closely related, because they raise the pressing question of how secure Sabah's east coast really is.
In another security fallout that is likely to further rock Prime Minister Najib Razak's beleaguered administration, a Japanese vessel was robbed by armed pirates wielding pistols and machetes some 16 nautical miles off Pulau Ketam, a fishing village and weekend-tourist spot.
KOTA KINABALU: The 10-year-old boy whose right cheek was pierced by a metal rod in a freak accident here told his family that God had protected him from a more serious injury.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- The Ministry of Education will direct the management of schools nationwide to strengthen the role and function of the School Safety Committee to doubly ensure the safety of pupils.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- The domestic trade, cooperatives and consumerism ministry has rubbished allegations that goods sold at Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia in Sabah were more expensive, as compared with other shops.
KOTA KINABALU, April 22 -- Seven ethnic groups who centre around the fifth highest mountain in Southeast Asia, Mount Kinabalu, will feature a musical performance 'Aki Nabalu' in conjunction with the three-day Sabah Fest 2014 that starts on May 2. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the musical performance would ... (more)
KOTA KINABALU, April 22 -- The Sustainable Energy Development Authority in Sabah, which is its first office outside Putrajaya, opens up big opportunities to exploit the potential of renewable energy in the state.
KOTA KINABALU: A Year Four pupil playing with his friends in his school compound ended with a metal rod piercing his right cheek.
Accusing the country's previous British colonial masters of the conspiracy, the group pointed to a claimed 350-million strong "Malay people" purportedly rooted here to insist that peninsular Malaysia be identified as a Malay and Islamic state.
LAHAD DATU, April 21 -- Most resort and tourism operators in Semporna abide by the directive issued by the Eastern Sabah Security Command against holding night activities at sea.
The 2014 Indian Cultural Night, organised by the Indian students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus is the best platform to highlight their culture to other communities, said Deputy Minister of Education P. Kamalanathan.
Marine biologist Choo Poh Leem is involved in an Anti-Fish Bombing campaign to stop the harmful method of harvesting fish.
KOTA KINABALU: It is incumbent on the DAP to stop the PAS led Kelantan to table a Private Member's Bill for the implementation of the hudud law in the state, said MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai on Sunday.
KOTA KINABALU, April 20 -- Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tan Sri Joseph Kurup said people who make provocative and racial statements are merely seeking recognition and will not do so if the public ignores them.
KOTA KINABALU, April 20 -- Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar urged holiday resort operators in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone not to give any opportunity for cross-border criminals to commit crime like kidnapping in the area.