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Inquirier.net
Sulu sultan seeks Duterte help for detained nephewmaintained that Datu Amir Bahar Kiram was innocent of the charges that he was i
Sulu sultan seeks Duterte help for detained nephew
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
maintained that Datu Amir Bahar Kiram was innocent of the charges that he was involved in the February 2013 “intrusion” in Lahad Datu in Sabah. Amir Bahar “is innocent of the crime charged against him,” Idjirani quoted the sultan as saying. Amir... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Why 9 Filipinos were spared death over Sabah attackZAMBOANGA CITY – Nine Filipinos, who were earlier sent to the death row in Saba
Why 9 Filipinos were spared death over Sabah attack
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY – Nine Filipinos, who were earlier sent to the death row in Sabah for the 2013 Lahad Datu attacks, were spared the gallows after a review of their case, the Malaysian state media said on Tuesday. In a report posted on the Nam News... Read more
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The Borneo Post
IGP to meet Philippine counterpart to discuss kidnapping incidentscoast to be vigilant and to constantly keep in contact with security forces. “
IGP to meet Philippine counterpart to discuss kidnapping incidents
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
coast to be vigilant and to constantly keep in contact with security forces. “We have earlier called on boat operators in Lahad Datu and Semporna and explained the security risks they are facing. We have also arranged for them to contact security... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA: Aid to continue for 14 Filipinos charged in 2013 Sabah siegesoldiers discuss strategies at Sungai Nyamuk where a standoff with Filipino gun
DFA: Aid to continue for 14 Filipinos charged in 2013 Sabah siege
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
soldiers discuss strategies at Sungai Nyamuk where a standoff with Filipino gunmen took place, near Tanduo village in Lahad Datu, Borneo’s Sabah state, Malaysia. INQUIRER PHOTO The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has assured that consular... Read more
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The Borneo Post
IGP to meet counterparts to discuss kidnapping incidents in Sabahcoast to be vigilant and to constantly keep in contact with security forces. “
IGP to meet counterparts to discuss kidnapping incidents in Sabah
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
coast to be vigilant and to constantly keep in contact with security forces. “We have earlier called on boat operators in Lahad Datu and Semporna and explained the security risks they are facing. We have also arranged for them to contact security... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Body of croc victim found without arms and legsDepartment. Family members as well as plantation workers and auxiliary police
Body of croc victim found without arms and legs
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
Department. Family members as well as plantation workers and auxiliary police also took part in the search. Meanwhile, in LAHAD Datu, a woman sustained injuries after her Proton Preve crashed along Jalan Silam near the Lahad Datu Health Clinic... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Nine terrorists sentenced to life imprisonment over Lahad Datu intrusionSecurity forces in combat during the 2013 Lahad Datu intrusion. Photo by Bernam
Nine terrorists sentenced to life imprisonment over Lahad Datu intrusion
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Security forces in combat during the 2013 Lahad Datu intrusion. Photo by Bernama KOTA KINABALU: Nine of the accused in the Lahad Datu intrusion case who were found guilty of waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong escaped the gallows when they... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
13 Filipinos are found guiltyKota Kinabalu: The High Court here Monday found 13 of 14 accused in the 2013 La
13 Filipinos are found guilty
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
Kota Kinabalu: The High Court here Monday found 13 of 14 accused in the 2013 Lahad Datu intrusion case, guilty as charged. Nine of them were found guilty of waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, which carries the death sentence or life... Read more
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Rappler
12 Filipinos found guilty in 2013 Malaysia standoffLAHAD DATU INTRUSION. Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna
12 Filipinos found guilty in 2013 Malaysia standoff
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
LAHAD DATU INTRUSION. Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna, the new area where the stand-off with Sulu gunmen in Simunul village on the Malaysian island of Borneo on March 3, 2013. File photo by AFP. Aside from the 12 Filipinos,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
No update on kidnapping case – CPpolice have yet to receive the latest update on the kidnapping of five Malaysia
No update on kidnapping case – CP
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
police have yet to receive the latest update on the kidnapping of five Malaysians in the waters of Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu on July 18. Sabah Commissioner of Police (CP) Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the case was still under... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Girl, 4, among three killed as three 4WDs collide Lahad Datu: A four-year-old girl was among three people killed in an accident
Girl, 4, among three killed as three 4WDs collide
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
Lahad Datu: A four-year-old girl was among three people killed in an accident involving three four-wheel drives – a Mitsubishi Triton, Isuzu Dmax and Toyota Vigo – at Km26 along the Lahad... Read more
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The Manila Times
ASG rebel in Sipadan kidnapping fallsin Basilan in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The sailors – Abd Rahi
ASG rebel in Sipadan kidnapping falls
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
in Basilan in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The sailors – Abd Rahim Sumamas, Fandy Bakran, Mohd Zumadil Rahim and Mohd Ridzuan Ismail – are crewmembers of the tugboat Seruduna 3, which disappeared at sea off Lahad Datu town on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kidnapped Malaysian sailors yet to reach Jolo hideoutreported missing from their tugboat at 3 p.m. on Monday by its owners after it
Kidnapped Malaysian sailors yet to reach Jolo hideout
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
reported missing from their tugboat at 3 p.m. on Monday by its owners after it was spotted listing in Dent Haven waters in Lahad Datu an hour earlier. The other missing tugboat crewmen were Abd Rahim Summas, 62, Fandy Bakran, 26, Tayudin Anjut,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Yahya tells landlords to register rented propertiessuddenly found out these people who have been living in these houses were from
Yahya tells landlords to register rented properties
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
suddenly found out these people who have been living in these houses were from outstation. They are from Sandakan, Tawau, Lahad Datu," he said. Yahya said it is also crucial to find out the identity of those living within their community because... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Curfew in Esszone extended to AugustDatuk Abdul Rashid Harun. He said the curfew, from 7pm until 5am daily, involv
Curfew in Esszone extended to August
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun. He said the curfew, from 7pm until 5am daily, involved waters off Tawau, Semporna, Kunak, Lahad Datu, Kinabatangan, Sandakan and Beluran districts. "With the enforcement of the curfew order, residents in the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Destruction worse than initially fearedits "bigger and better" forests and grasslands, while access to Lots 8-10 is bl
Destruction worse than initially feared
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
its "bigger and better" forests and grasslands, while access to Lots 8-10 is blocked by the massive Batu Putih bridge and Lahad Datu-Sandakan Highway, according to local elephant expert Dr Raymond Alfred. It is not certain how the fire has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Suspect in 2000 Sipadan kidnapping nabbed in Zamboanga Cityincluding two from the West, seven Indonesians, and three locals. Military aut
Suspect in 2000 Sipadan kidnapping nabbed in Zamboanga City
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
including two from the West, seven Indonesians, and three locals. Military authorities were also verifying reports the Abu Sayyaf Group also abducted five Malaysians tugboat crewmen last Monday off Lahad Datu, Sabah and brought them to Taw... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Teacher placements to be finalised July 25said most of the schools which are short of teachers are in the East Coast dist
Teacher placements to be finalised July 25
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
said most of the schools which are short of teachers are in the East Coast districts like in Sandakan, Kinabatangan, Lahad Datu, Pitas as well as Kudat, and revealed the critical subjects requiring teachers badly are English and Islamic... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
No ransom demand: FamiliesTawau: Families of the five Malaysians who were kidnapped in the waters off Den
No ransom demand: Families
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
Tawau: Families of the five Malaysians who were kidnapped in the waters off Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu, have not received any information about ransom. Rahman Arshad, 46, uncle to one of the victims, Mohamad Jumadil Rahim, said the information... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Kunak fish prices up due to latest kidnappingFish prices in the district have increased slightly following the latest purpor
Kunak fish prices up due to latest kidnapping
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
Fish prices in the district have increased slightly following the latest purported hijacking of five tugboat crew in Lahad Datu. A random Daily Express survey showed fish mongers at the wet market and stalls have been raising prices of... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
95pc prisoners in violence, terrorism rehabilitatedand personnel, here, Thursday. The recipients were among those who were on dut
95pc prisoners in violence, terrorism rehabilitated
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
and personnel, here, Thursday. The recipients were among those who were on duty voluntarily during the Sulu incursion into Lahad Datu in March 2013 until June 2013. Also present were Prisons Commissioner General Dato' Sri Zulkifli Omar, State and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Negotiations underway to secure release of 5Malaysian tugboat crew who went missing after their boat was found abandoned in
Negotiations underway to secure release of 5
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
Malaysian tugboat crew who went missing after their boat was found abandoned in the waters off Dent Haven, Tambisan, near Lahad Datu, on Monday. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed (pic) said Malaysian authorities know who is involved... Read more
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The Borneo Post
IGP confirms five missing local crew of tugboat kidnappedwas reported that the tugboat was found abandoned with its engine still running
IGP confirms five missing local crew of tugboat kidnapped
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
was reported that the tugboat was found abandoned with its engine still running in waters off Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu last Monday. The five have been identified as skipper Abd Rahim Summas, 62, from Kampung Tanjung Batu, Tawau;... Read more
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The Borneo Post
95% of those held over terror successfully rehabilitatedtheir medal of national sovereignty as a recognition for their outstanding cont
95% of those held over terror successfully rehabilitated
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
their medal of national sovereignty as a recognition for their outstanding contribution during the Sulu gunmen invasion in Lahad Datu from March to June 2013. These 316 prison officers were part of the 650 nationwide who voluntarily served during... Read more
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The Manila Times
Abu Sayyaf wants P200M ransom for 5 Malaysians26, Mohd Zumadil Rahim, 23 and Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 32, crew members of the tug
Abu Sayyaf wants P200M ransom for 5 Malaysians
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
26, Mohd Zumadil Rahim, 23 and Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 32, crew members of the tugboat Seruduna 3, disappeared at sea off Lahad Datu town on July 18. Their tugboat was recovered by Sabah authorities with its engine still running. The boat was set... Read more
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International Business Times
Malaysian government in negotiations with kidnappers of 5 sailors were on their way back to Semporna from Sandakan, both cities in Sabah state. A
Malaysian government in negotiations with kidnappers of 5 sailors
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
were on their way back to Semporna from Sandakan, both cities in Sabah state. Abu Sayyaf militants intercepted them off Lahad Datu and authorities came to know about the kidnapping when the empty tugboat was found with its engine still... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Muktadir brothers suspected in abduction of Malaysiansbrothers looms over the latest disappearance of five Malaysian sailors whose tu
Muktadir brothers suspected in abduction of Malaysians
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
brothers looms over the latest disappearance of five Malaysian sailors whose tugboat was found listing in waters off Lahad Datu on Monday. According to Filipino sources based in Jolo, the other Tawi-Tawi-based brothers known as Badong /... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Contact has been made between kidnappers and hostage familiesNegotiations have begun for the release of the five Malaysian sailors taken hos
Contact has been made between kidnappers and hostage families
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
Negotiations have begun for the release of the five Malaysian sailors taken hostage from a tugboat off Lahad Datu. According to the New Straits Times, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said that kidnappers had made contact with the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
P'pine officials confirm 5 kidnapped by SayyafRidzuan Ismail from Pahang, have been reported missing. The tugboat they were
P'pine officials confirm 5 kidnapped by Sayyaf
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
Ridzuan Ismail from Pahang, have been reported missing. The tugboat they were on, the Serudong 3, was found unmanned in Lahad Datu waters on Monday at 2pm. Dureza said he received a call from Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Wear local costumes at events: Boardthe Sabah ethnic costumes. Around 13 participants took part in the programme w
Wear local costumes at events: Board
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
the Sabah ethnic costumes. Around 13 participants took part in the programme which focused on the garbs of the Ethnic Sub Pan from Lahad Datu and Ethnic Dumpas from Sandakan, where the board hopes they will share their newfound skills with o... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
'Time for army to take over from Esscom'Assemblyman Hiew King Cheu (pic) in a statement, referring to the latest incide
'Time for army to take over from Esscom'
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
Assemblyman Hiew King Cheu (pic) in a statement, referring to the latest incident involving five boatmen from waters near Lahad Datu. "This is not acceptable and we must fight back, we cannot just sit still and wait for terrorists from the other... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
RM20mil ransom demand?They were scheduled to reach Semporna at 5pm on Monday but supposedly kidnapped
RM20mil ransom demand?
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
They were scheduled to reach Semporna at 5pm on Monday but supposedly kidnapped in waters off Dent Heaven near Tambisan, Lahad Datu on Sunday, while on the way back to Semporna after sending stones to Sandakan. Tayudin's wife, Gustiah Sultan,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Husband, uncle among fiveHamsih's husband, Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 32, is among the five Malaysians kidnapp
Husband, uncle among five
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
Hamsih's husband, Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 32, is among the five Malaysians kidnapped in the Dent Heaven waters off Tambisan Lahad Datu on Sunday. Her uncle, Abd Rahim Summas, 62 was also among the five who went missing. It would have been a triple... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Philippine authorities yet to confirm whether 5 tugboat crew kidnapped — Policethat an empty tugboat with its engine still running was found abandoned on Mond
Philippine authorities yet to confirm whether 5 tugboat crew kidnapped — Police
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
that an empty tugboat with its engine still running was found abandoned on Monday in the waters of Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu and the authorities are investigating the fate of the five crew who are all Malaysians. The five have been... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Kidnapping cases not affecting fishing activities in Sandakan — SFASecurity Zone (ESSZone) from 7pm to 5am until July 22. In the latest incident
Kidnapping cases not affecting fishing activities in Sandakan — SFA
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
Security Zone (ESSZone) from 7pm to 5am until July 22. In the latest incident three Indonesian crew were abducted from their tugboat by kidnappers from southern Philippines in the waters near Tungku at Felda Sahabat Lahad Datu on July 10. – Be... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Kidnappers ask for RM20 mln ransom, reveals sailor’s wifeThe armed men who kidnapped the five Malaysian sailors of tugboat ‘Serudong 3’
Kidnappers ask for RM20 mln ransom, reveals sailor’s wife
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
The armed men who kidnapped the five Malaysian sailors of tugboat ‘Serudong 3’ in waters off Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu on Monday, were believed to have contacted their Tawau-based employer and asked for a ransom of about RM20 million... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Time for ‘show of force’ by ESSCom to prevent cross-border threats — NGOof five crew members of a tugboat, which was found abandoned with its engine st
Time for ‘show of force’ by ESSCom to prevent cross-border threats — NGO
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
of five crew members of a tugboat, which was found abandoned with its engine still running at Dent Haven, Tambisan, off Lahad Datu on Monday. The police have yet to confirm but had not ruled out kidnapping as a possibility. The five crew have... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military tightens security for Duterte's visit to BasilanAbu Sayyaf aimed at securing the release of nine foreign hostages — seven Indon
Military tightens security for Duterte's visit to Basilan
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Abu Sayyaf aimed at securing the release of nine foreign hostages — seven Indonesians and two westerners — and three locals. There were reports the Abu Sayyaf has also taken at least five Malaysian tugboat crewmen seized Monday off Lahad Datu, Sab... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Cops suspect tugboat crew kidnappedLahad Datu: State Police Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the five mi
Cops suspect tugboat crew kidnapped
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
Lahad Datu: State Police Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the five missing crew of the tugboat, Serudong 3, may have been kidnapped. He told a press conference that investigations are still underway and until now, police as well as the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
5 Malaysian crewmen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf: Philippine officialaccording to Philippine presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza. “I heard toda
5 Malaysian crewmen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf: Philippine official
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
according to Philippine presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza. “I heard today that they took five more Malaysians in Lahad Datu,” Philippine news outlet GMA quoted Dureza as saying on Tuesday. Malaysian authorities found an empty tugboat... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Kidnapping not ruled out — Sabah policethe press conference at the district police headquarters. The state of the cab
Kidnapping not ruled out — Sabah police
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
the press conference at the district police headquarters. The state of the cabin interior of ‘Serudong 3’ when found. LAHAD DATU: Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the police have not ruled out the possibility that the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Families remain hopeful that missing crew are safeFamily members of the five crew who are believed to have been abducted from the
Families remain hopeful that missing crew are safe
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
Family members of the five crew who are believed to have been abducted from their tugboat in the waters off Tambisan, Lahad Datu on Monday are praying and hoping that they are safe. The tugboat which was heading to Semporna from Sandakan was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5 Malaysians feared abducted near Tawi-Tawi, Sabahsaid based on the report he got on Monday, Malaysian authorities recovered an u
5 Malaysians feared abducted near Tawi-Tawi, Sabah
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
said based on the report he got on Monday, Malaysian authorities recovered an unmanned tugboat and a barge drifting off Lahad Datu in Sabah. The tugboat TB Serundung3, which was towing the barge Serundung4, earlier sailed to Sandakan to deliver... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ASG abducts 5 Malaysiansof a Malaysian barge that was on the way to Semporna from Sandakan in Malaysia.
ASG abducts 5 Malaysians
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
of a Malaysian barge that was on the way to Semporna from Sandakan in Malaysia. They were kidnapped on sea water of Lahad Datu, Sabah bordering Tawi Tawi at about 4 pm on Monday. When asked on how government intends to respond to the Abu... Read more
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Pilipino Star
5 Malaysians kidnapped by Sayyafin Mindanao. In a press briefing, Dureza said he “heard” yesterday that the ba
5 Malaysians kidnapped by Sayyaf
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
in Mindanao. In a press briefing, Dureza said he “heard” yesterday that the bandit group kidnapped the Malaysians in Lahad Datu, Sabah. He did not provide details. “And the Indonesians are still there. Our Norwegian Kjartan (Sekkingstad) is... Read more
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Sun Star
Dureza: Government wants 'comprehensive' approach in dealing with Abu Sayyafhe added. Dureza's statement came after he received reports that five Malaysia
Dureza: Government wants 'comprehensive' approach in dealing with Abu Sayyaf
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
he added. Dureza's statement came after he received reports that five Malaysians were believed to have been kidnapped in Lahad Datu, Sabah on Monday afternoon. He also noted that abducted Indonesian nationals, as well as Norwegian Kjartan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP validating report on 5 missing foreignerswent missing and could have been kidnapped. Malaysian authorities recovered an
AFP validating report on 5 missing foreigners
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
went missing and could have been kidnapped. Malaysian authorities recovered an unmanned tugboat and a barge drifting off Lahad Datu. Arevalo said the Western Mindanao Command is already aware of the report of the “possible abduction that... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Kidnap in Sabah: DPM believes same groups involvedthat an empty tugboat with its engine still running was found abandoned on Mond
Kidnap in Sabah: DPM believes same groups involved
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
that an empty tugboat with its engine still running was found abandoned on Monday in the waters of Dent Haven, Tambisan, Lahad Datu. The authorities are investigating the fate of the five crew members, who are all Malaysians. The five have been... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Dureza: ASG seizes five more Malaysians off Tawi-Tawioff the waters of Tawi-Tawi on Monday afternoon. “I heard today that they (ASG
Dureza: ASG seizes five more Malaysians off Tawi-Tawi
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
off the waters of Tawi-Tawi on Monday afternoon. “I heard today that they (ASG) took again five more Malaysians in Lahad Datu,” Dureza in a press briefing in Malacañang. Based on the information, which was relayed to him through a text... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5 missing Malaysian sailors might have been kidnapped, says Durezapeace adviser Jesus Dureza said Malaysian authorities have found a running tugb
5 missing Malaysian sailors might have been kidnapped, says Dureza
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
peace adviser Jesus Dureza said Malaysian authorities have found a running tugboat but was unmanned at the vicinity off Lahad Datu in Sabah bordering Tawi-Tawi. The missing Malaysians sailors were identified as Abdurahim Bin Summas, Tayudin... Read more
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