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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia kidnappers telephone Chinese victim’s family

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 04:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Kidnappers contact family of Chinese tourist Kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort on Malaysia's Borneo island have ... believe is being held in Jolo island in the southern Philippines. "They have made telephone contact with her family," said Mohammad Mentek, director-general of the security command ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sarawak chief Taib Mahmud to step down amid graft claims

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:58pm by Reuters

    ... Taib as saying of his retirement. Taib's influence over the sprawling Borneo island state is likely to remain strong as he is expected to take on the job of state governor, a more ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian church attacked amid 'Allah' dispute

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 03:12pm by Associated Press

    ... more than 300 Malay-language Bibles from the office of a Christian group because they used the word Allah. Bibles in the Iban language, which is used by an indigenous group on Borneo island ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Gunmen kill Taiwanese tourist, kidnap wife in Malaysia

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:04pm by AFP

    ... by a bloody Philippine militant incursion, a security official said. The incident occurred at 1am on Friday on Pom Pom Island, a popular scuba diving location in the eastern state of Sabah on Borneo island, and underlined continued security threats in the region despite a Malaysian security clampdown following the February incursion. “A 57-year-old Taiwanese man was shot dead while his ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia blames Abu Sayyaf for killing of Taiwanese tourist

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Abu Sayyaf blamed for killing of Taiwanese Malaysian police said yesterday a terrorist group from the Philippines was believed to be behind the killing of a Taiwanese tourist and the kidnapping of his wife. Gunmen shot dead Hsu Li-min, 57, and kidnapped his wife Chang An-wei, 56, early on Friday on Pom Pom Island, a popular scuba-diving location ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian tribes protest Borneo mega-dam

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Hundreds of Malaysian tribespeople blockaded the construction site of a new dam on Thursday that is set to force them from their homes in Sarawak on the island of Borneo, activists said. The Baram dam is the latest in a series of controversial hydroelectric mega-dams planned by the Sarawak government as it pushes economic development in one ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    'Allah' for Muslims only, Malaysian appeals court rules

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:34pm by Reuters

    ... by Malay-speaking Christians in Malaysia's part of Borneo island for centuries. They say they will appeal to Malaysia's highest court. "The nation must protect and support the rights ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    40 still missing from boat sinking off Malaysia

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 07:04pm by AFP

    ... roughly three hours into its journey from Tanjung Sedili on the state's east coast to Indonesia's Batam Island, with its passengers hoping to return for the Muslim holiday, Amran said. ... 17,300. Yesterday, Nauru became the second Pacific island nation to agree to settle refugees who try to reach Australia by boat. ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian rescuers find fourth body at sea, 36 still missing

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... island. It sank in rough seas late on Thursday and four men were rescued the following day. Asharudin Che Ami, an official with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, said authorities may call ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Haze from Indonesian fires returns to Malaysia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... the haze – caused by blazes on Indonesia’s Sumatra island due to the slash and burn method of land clearance for cultivation – was expected to continue for two to three days before rain would bring ...




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