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Friday | 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

NGO: These resorts hiring workers without documents

Semporna: Resorts, which operate without the Temporary Operating Licence on islands around the district are allegedly hiring foreign workers without documents.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Strong Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale hit the Fiji islands at 10.54 last night.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Sultan Of Selangor Presents Hari Raya Goodies To Navy Personnel Onboard KD Lekiu, Bunga Mas 5

The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today presented Hari Raya goodies to members of the Royal Malaysian Navy on board the KD Lekiu and Bunga Mas Lima.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Express

Don't let blood ties be an excuse

Keningau: Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Hj Mohd Shafie Hj Apdal urged residents who live in the East Coast of the state to have high patriotism to Malaysia.

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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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Curfew Is Timely, Semporna Residents Told

Residents in the district have been assured that there was no reason to panic over the imposition of the curfew by the government in the east coast of Sabah.

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Daily Express

PM to decide on curfew: CP

Kota Kinabalu: State Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will decide and announce if there is need for a curfew to be imposed in the State.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Don't Be a Hypocrite! Sabah's security woes are due to your illegal ...

DON'T BE A HYPOCRITE! Sabah's security woes are due to your illegal ICs handout - Bumburing slams Dr M A Sabah leader has put the blame on Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the a series of intrusions into the Borneon state, pointing out the security problems were the result of giving identity cards to illegal immigrants during his administration.

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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

Amid reports of Abu Sayyaf beheadings, Mabul kidnappers demand '10 MILLION' for Sabah cop

The call came at 10.50pm on Sunday, a day after the 26-year-old marine policeman was abducted by six heavily-armed gunmen who came from the southern Philippines, just after 11pm.

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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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Malaysian National News Agency

Government Set To Improve Security In Sabah, Says Musa Aman

KOTA KINABALU, July 16 -- The government is set to improve security in Sabah, especially in the east coast, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman on Wednesday.

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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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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Star Online

High alert: Mabul Water Bungalows Resort in Semporna where the shooting incident occurred.

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A rising leader in the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organisation is suspected to be holding marine policeman Zakiah Aleip in a mountainous jungle hideout in the island of Jolo in southern Philippines.

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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

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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The Star Online

Wife's Hari Raya wish is for the safe return of hubby

A wife's prayer: Sharifah Erna Berson, 22, cradling her four-month-old son Muhamad Hisyam Izzuddin, and her mother-in law Juna Gumbur, 54, waiting for news about Kons Zakiah Aleip at their home in Sabah.

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MCA, MIC Urge Govt To Take A Strong Stand, Strengthen Nation's Intelligence Capabilities

KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 -- The MCA today urged the government to take a strong stand and strengthen the nation's intelligence capabilities on both foreign and domestic threats.

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