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6 hrs ago | 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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Channelnewsasia.com

Chinese fish farmer freed after Malaysia kidnapping

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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Under fire for repeated breaches, M'isa to revamp security agency ESSCOM

In a bid to allay growing unease over the recent string of kidnappings in Sabah, Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today a restructuring of the Eastern Sabah Security Command , giving added focus to security in the state's porous maritime border.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Star Online

Semporna hit by kidnap attempt

SEMPORNA: A massive hunt is on for seven masked gunmen in Sabah's east coast waters at Semporna after a report that they were spotted at a fish farm in a kidnap attempt, about 200m from Kampung Bangau-Bangau here.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Star Online

Very important alternative

There is still a need to have small banks that understand the local conditions and able to serve the particular needs of small businesses and depositors.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Express

14 foreign women held in LD raid

Lahad Datu: Fourteen women from the Philippines and Thailand employed as masseurs were detained during a raid on a reflexology outlet, here, Thursday night.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Express

What Sabah must do to regain upper hand: Yong

Kota Kinabalu: It is crucial for Malaysia to reset its relations with the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front with a view to provide security and peace in Sabah as was clearly promised during the formation of Malaysia in 1963.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Live Charts

Graphene NanoChem signs licensing deal for hydroprocessing technology

The royalty-bearing agreement supports the chemical group's plan to upgrade its Lahad Datu refinery to produce high value chemicals for various industries.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Time Bomb in Sabah but Does Putrajaya Care: Illegals have infiltrated security forces - Bumburing

A Sabah lawmaker today warned that the problem of illegal immigrants in Sabah was a time bomb which could have devastating consequences for Malaysia.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Sulu Militants May Be Behind Spate Of Kidnappings In Sabah - Zahid

PETALING JAYA, June 26 -- The Home Ministry does not rule out possibility that the spate of kidnappings in Sabah is due to attempts to revive Sulu militant groups in southern Philippines.

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The Star Online

Army and police officers detained in Kunak ops

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police also seized membership cards and documents linked to the Sulu Sultanate.

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Daily Express

Four new police stations to be built: CP

Lahad Datu: Four new police stations will be built to enhance security in the State.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Policeman Among Six Held As Sulu Terrorist Suspects

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 -- A Malaysian police corporal was among six people detained as Sulu terrorist suspects in a special operation in Kunak district in Sabah today.

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Malaysian National News Agency

ESSCom Refutes Claims Of Exchange Of Fire With Cross-Border Criminals In Kunak

LAHAD DATU, June 25 -- Eastern Sabah Security Command director-general, Datuk Mohammad Mentek has refuted claims that an exchange of fire occurred between Malaysian security forces and cross-border criminals in Kunak, near here, early today.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Asia News Network

Eastern Sabah Security Command grapples with security role

The Eastern Sabah Security Command or Esscom was seen as a "solve all" to never-ending threats from Filipino gunmen operating in southern Philippines.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Star Online

Sabah cross-border kidnappings: Are the frontliners on the take?

LAHAD DATU: The seemingly endless cross-border kidnappings in Sabah's east coast have raised the spectre of corruption among law enforcement agencies.

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