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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

MMEA Increases Assets To Improve Security In Esszone

The addition of a ship for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency in the Sandakan Maritime District is expected to improve security in Sandakan which is one of the districts under the Eastern Sabah Security Zone .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Express

Batu Sapi villagers living in extreme poverty, says PAS

Kota Kinabalu: Extreme poverty and unhygienic living conditions was how Kelantan PAS Youth Chief Ustaz Fahdli Shaari described his visit to four villages in Batu Sapi, Sandakan recently.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Star Online

Tighter security: Esscom armoured personnel carriers being deployed to their positions in Sandakan.

KOTA KINABALU: All senior commanders will remain on the ground during the festive period as security forces take their positions at strategic locations along Sabah's east coast.

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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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Daily Express

Youths stage flash mob

Kota Kinabalu: Some 30 youths, including university students, staged a flash mob calling for a ceasefire after hundreds of Palestinian casualties were reported since the attack on Gaza began on July 8. The two-hour "Flashmob 4 Gaza" was jointly organised by Gabungan Mahasiswa Islam Sabah led by its Vice Chairman Khairul Azlee Mohd Yunus, Gamis ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Express

Cooperate with cops: CM

Sandakan: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman advised the people to abide by a 6pm to 6am curfew enforced in waters off six districts and to cooperate with the security forces.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Strong Winds And Rough Seas Due To Typhoon Matmo In Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 -- A First Category warning has been issued for maritime activities due to strong winds and rough seas caused by Typhoon Matmo detected about 1,487 kilometres Northeast of Sandakan, Sabah at 5 am Sunday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Naza To Assemble More Than 15,700 Cars Of Various Models This Year

Sabah Police Commissioner announced a 12-hour curfew from 6pm to 6am from today till Aug 2 to be imposed in Tg Pundaras, Sandakan to Tawau jetty - - Pesuruhjaya Polis Sabah umum perintah berkurung selama 12 jam dari 6 petang hingga 6 pagi mulai hari ini hingga 2 Ogos dari Tg Pundaras, Sandakan ke jeti Tawau - - Curfews from Tg Pundaras, Sandakan to ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Express

Crafts Exotica

Kota Kinabalu: There is still plenty of time for the public to visit the museum before end of this month to take part in the making of Sabah ethnic handicraft and also traditional games that started since early this month.

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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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Malaysia Chronicle

Another Security Breach: Pirates rob M'sian oil tanker

A Malaysian oil tanker laden with 2.5 million litres of petroleum bound for Sandakan was robbed by pirates, 55 nautical miles off Tanjung Penyusop east of Johor on Tuesday.

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The Nation

Pirates attack Malaysian tanker in South China Sea

Pirates have attacked a Malaysian tanker and stolen the gas oil cargo before releasing it in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, officials said on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Typhoon-Driven Strong Winds, Rough Seas Warning For Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 -- The Malaysian Meteorological Department Tuesday issued a warning of strong winds and rough seas for Sabah following the detection of Typhoon Rammasun 1,125 kilometres northeast of Sandakan, Sabah.

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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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Daily Express

556,000 visit UTC Sabah in 7 months

Kota Kinabalu: More than half a million people have visited the Urban Transformation Centre Sabah here since it opened its doors to the public seven months ago.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippine seeks confirmation of Filipino fishermen's arrest in Sabah

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs has asked Malaysian authorities to provide information about the reported arrest of Filipino fishermen in the waters near Sabah for alleged illegal fishing.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Star Online

Sandakan croc farm ordered closed

KOTA KINABALU: The Sandakan Crocodile Adventure Land, reputedly the country's largest crocodile farm, has been ordered to temporarily close for the operators to improve conditions for the reptiles as well as the captive animals at its mini zoo.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Star Online

Five suffer injuries in Sandakan cinema fire

SANDAKAN: Five people suffered injuries when a fire broke out at the only cinema in the east coast Sabah town of Sandakan at 3.55pm Saturday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Straits Times

Malaysian plantation owner charged with providing training to militants

A plantation owner named after the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was charged with providing military training to militants in Bukit Ara Para Kampung Ketior last year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

RMN Officer Held For Alleged Involvement In Militant Activities Freed

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 -- A Royal Malaysian Navy officer who was among three men detained by the police in Sabah on June 13, on suspicion of involvement in militant activities was freed unconditionally last night.

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