Friday, July 25, 2014
All respective security units have been on alert since the July 12 Mabul Water Bungalow Resort attack which resulted in the death of Marine policeman Kpl Ab Rajah Jamuan, 32, and abduction of Kons Zakiah Aleip, 26.
It’s one thing to play political games with one another. It’s quite another when the rakyat is dragged along in these battles, fed lie upon lie, then forced to choose sides.
Such is the case with the current chaos in Selangor, brought on by the question of whether Abdul Khalid Ibrahim is fit to remain as Menteri Besar.
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DONETSK: Ukraine’s prime minister resigned after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east.
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ALGIERS - An Air Algerie flight with 110 passengers onboard, nearly half of them French citizens, crashed on Thursday after the jet disappeared over northern Mali en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, an Algerian official said.
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Thursday, July 24, 2014
"Air navigation services have lost contact with an Air Algerie plane Thursday flying from Ouagadougou to Algiers, 50 minutes after takeoff," the airline said, cited by national news agency APS.
It said the company initiated an "emergency plan" in the search for flight AH5017, which flies the four-hour passenger route four times a week.
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Negara-Ku, a coalition of NGOs launched two weeks ago, had roped in former vice-chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), Tan Sri Simon Sipaun (pic), as one of its patrons to achieve its objective of peace and unity.
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According to the group, the fund is meant to “help lighten the financial burden” of the woman better known as Kiki.
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Thinking it was an attack by Ukrainian armed forces, he ran out and saw a fuselage falling through the clouds and with it, corpses.
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SAPP urged the government to leave the beach for the general public and ordinary people.
"The duty and responsibility of the government is to upkeep and maintain the beach, making sure it is safe and accessible to the public. It is not the business of the government to be involved in commercial development and seemingly develop it for the rich and wealthy," said SAPP.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Selangor MB said he stood by the state constitution which has mapped out special conducts and processes to replace a state leader.
"Until all the processes are complete, I will continue to do my job as the menteri besar with responsibility as requested by the Selangor people," Khalid said in a statement.
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Khalid has said he wants to stay on and complete his second term, but it appears that Anwar wants him out soon after Hari Raya. Pundits say Anwar has decided to place his wife, Dr. Wan Azizah Ismail, in the Menteri Besar’s seat.
Monday, July 21, 2014
LONDON - The names and photos of MH17 plane crash victims, including Malaysian pilot Eugene Choo Jin Leong, are being exploited by online scammers who have set up fake Facebook tribute pages to drive traffic to a dodgy external website.
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Picture: Baru (centre) puzzled by Sarawak DAP's accusation, says he has issued two statements against the implementation of hudud law
Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian said today that he had issued two statements against the implementation of hudud law in the country, "if the Sarawak DAP leaders care to read".
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) commander DCP Datuk Abd Rashid Harun said no arrests were made on the first day of the curfew, which started at 6pm until 6am this morning. "So far the situation is under control. All parties, especially the fishermen have given their full cooperation and we hope they will continue to do so until the curfew is lifted," he said in a statement here Sunday.
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The 298 passengers and crew aboard MH17 will have been oblivious to the horror as a shrapnel-based missile instantly shredded the doomed plane, experts claim.
The SA-11 missile – known as a Grizzly – that hit the doomed Malaysian Airlines flight is designed to pulverise aircraft on impact.
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Saturday, July 19, 2014
It is clear that the Petronas delegation was sent by the federal government to hoodwink the Sabah and Sarawak governments and to stop the people of Sabah and Sarawak’s calls for review to increase the oil cash payments or more commonly and erroneously referred to as “oil royalties”.
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Police will impose the 12-hour curfew in six districts under the Sabah Eastern Sabah Security Zone effective today.
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Friday, July 18, 2014
This is to assist the other security forces personnel, such as the police, to face any eventuality in the Sabah east coast, he said.
Besides soldiers, the military assets would also be augmented to beef up security, he told reporters at a breaking-of-the-fast with personnel from the 5th Infantry Brigade at the As-Salam Mosque at the Lok Kawi Camp last night.
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
On Sunday, Philippine naval patrol boats joined Malaysian forces in searching for gunmen suspected of killing a police officer and kidnapping another during an attack in Sabah.
The gunmen were suspected members of Abu Sayyaf, whose stronghold - Jolo - lies in the autonomous island archipelago of Sulu, between the Philippines and Malaysia's eastern coast.
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Filipino intelligence sources identified the sub-commander as Alhabsi Misaya, who is in his 30s.
They say he is "loaded with cash" and heavily armed.
Describing Alhabsi as a drug user, a source said: "He is rising fast in the ranks of the Abu Sayyaf leadership because he has made millions of pesos in ransom money. He has huge sums."
The source said Alhabsi did not commit the abductions. It is the kidnap-for-ransom groups, such as the Mukhtadir brothers, who carried out the task, a fact both Malaysian and Philippine intelligence knew.
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Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said security forces were geared up to handle any situation.
“At the same time, Sabahans should disregard rumours that are being spread to cause fear,” he said in a statement on Thursday.
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He is one of the gunmen responsible for the beheading of seven factory workers in Jolo, Southern Philippines in 2007, as discovered in an online video.
The 14-minute video clip, recorded by Alhabsi himself, sees a group of gunmen leading the hostages to different spots in the jungle where the brutal act is carried out
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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It was learnt that the Committee had recommended a six-month suspension and a motion to adopt the recommendation would be tabled today (Wednesday).
Wong who was met after the assembly adjourned Tuesday, confirmed receiving a letter informing him about the suspension. It was learnt that the committee found that Wong had lied in the House when discussing the incident involving a young woman who claimed to have been attacked at Suria Mall here last year.
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“We will investigate her for road bullying.
“I, myself, have just watched the footage.
“She was so fierce, hitting there and here,” Khalid (right) said on the video which has gone viral since being uploaded on Facebook yesterday.
The video, allegedly taken in Kuantan, received over 20,000 shares in the social networking site, and was also uploaded on video sharing site YouTube, getting a further 69,400 views.
In the video, the woman can be seen screaming at an elderly man, calling him “stupid” and banging the bonnet of his car with a steering lock after he allegedly hit the back of her car, despite his repeated pleas that it was unintentional.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Johor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Hasnan Hassan said in a statement that the four aged between 24 and 27 were detained in Mersing on Tuesday.
“Between July 13 and July 15, the police have released three men after recording their statements,” he said.
“I urge the public to refrain from making any speculations pertaining to the incident until investigations have been completed,” he added.
Officials had initially thought the model, who was holidaying on the island at the time her body was found, had drowned.
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Judge Chew Soo Ho delivered his decision on Monday on the preliminary issues raised by the defendant (Harris), who questioned the locus standi of the plaintiff, James Albanus, at the start of the suit on April 30 this year.
Chew held that Albanus cannot maintain the action and awarded RM15,000 in costs to Harris.
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A three-year-old child who came back to life at her own funeral has been pronounced dead again, according to reports.
Although reports are yet to be confirmed officially, it is believed that the three-year-old Filipino girl who became the subject of a viral video, which showed her coming back to life during her funeral on Sunday, has died.
The video that appears to show the small child from the south Philippines city of Aurora coming back to life went viral on Youtube, gaining over 4 million views in just two days.
However, latest reports say that the girl, who once again fell into a coma on Sunday, was pronounced dead by doctors on Monday.
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Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that if only shooting could stop intruders, the shooting was justified.
"The government has no problem with the shooting order if intruders try to enter the country," he said when commenting on a request by Navy chief Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar.
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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar told The Star that he had telephoned his wife Sharifah Erna Berson on Sunday night and told her that he was okay, except that he was with some people.
Khalid also said they did not know where Zakiah was being held but roughly knew the identities of some of those involved in the attack on Pulau Mabul on Saturday night.
Zakiah, 26, was kidnapped after his colleague Corporal Abdul Rajah Jamuan, 32, was shot dead in the attack at the Mabul Water Bungalows Resort in Semporna.
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
1) WE are not against the government – WE just want to point out certain things, so that, the decisions made by the government would be the right decision and be beneficial to the rakyat of the present generation and generations to come. We don’t want the government to be misled by certain people.
2) WE are not against the project – it’s a beautifully done piece of work – hundreds or thousands of man hours must have gone into it. It’s a waste to throw it away. The problem is that the planners may not have known about the aesthetic, sentimental and heritage value of Tg. Aru Beach.
They got the planning factor not the human factor – the citizens’ factor.
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It is with the intention of promoting the rights, interest and welfare of Sabah and Sabahans and the better development and progress of Sabah and Sabahans and to contribute towards the future well-being and prosperity of Sabah and Sabahans, STAR Sabah and Dr. Jeffrey have submitted a list of Sabah issues and issues affecting Sabah and Sabahans for the proposed meeting with CM Musa.
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According to security officials, patrol boats from various security forces as well as the navy’s helicopter have been scouring the Semporna area for the gunmen who killed a 32-year-old marine police corporal in Mabul island.
Marine policeman Kpl Abdul Rajah Jamuan was killed while a constable identified as Zakiah Aleip, 26, was believed to be kidnapped after a shootout with gunmen during an ambush at the Mabul Water Bungalows Resort in the island at about 11pm on Saturday.
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Chia has called for the early release of the outcome of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on illegal immigrants in Sabah. The RCI into the illegal immigrants was completed in September last year and is yet to release its findings.
Melanie Chia, who was former Luyang assemblywoman and also SAPP women chief, said the RCI findings was pertinent as the Sabah Police Chief Hamza Taib had reportedly said that last Wednesday’s abduction of two foreign national was an “inside” job. She asserted that the long term solution to peace and security in Sabah is highly dependent on the outcome on the RCI.
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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Recently, even Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said that another May 13 is possible; claiming the non-Muslims are challenging the role of Islam in the country.
But, is this the real problem plaguing Malaysia? Definitely not. In fact, all these controversial statements are merely an attempt to distract our attention from the real problems.
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In a statement today, Sanjeevan revealed that the inspector general police secretariat (disciplinary department) based in Bukit Aman in a letter on Tuesday also requested he should hand over all evidence on the allegation within 14 days to facilitate investigation.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The 40-year-old illegal immigrant was apprehended after the trader shouted for help as soon as he was robbed, prompting bystanders to chase down and apprehend the suspect in the 11am incident on Thursday.
After apprehending the suspect, they tied him up while waiting for police to arrive.
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The Star reported that 28-year-old Tunku Alang Reza Tunku Ibrahim, who has links to a member of a royal family, was picked up by police yesterday and remanded for seven days.
Johor CID chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan confirmed Tunku Alang Reza's arrest, which brings to seven the total number of people detained in connection with Soosalu's murder.
The Star also reported that Soosalu and Tunku Alang Reza had been involved in a drug case earlier this year and were charged in the Magistrate Court on May 12 with possession of 5.84g of cannabis.
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|Lovely couple: Soosalu and Tengku Alang Reza |
posing together in this photo found on her Facebook page.
Freelance model Regina Soosalu was initially thought to have drowned when her body was discovered on a stretch of beach along the island on July 1, the day she arrived on the island.
However, the police are now investigating the death as murder under Section 302 of the Penal Code after discovering “suspicious” wounds on her body.
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Senator Datuk Chin Su Phin, who heads the Disciplinary Committee, said members in the committee reached a unanimous decision to suspend the 13 members during its second meeting to deliberate on this matter yesterday.
Members of the Disciplinary Committee who were present at the meeting include Chin, Datuk John Su, Fon Keng Sin and John Lee Tshun Vui, while another member Lim Kong Yuk was outstation.
Chin, who is also LDP deputy president, said Liew and the suspended members were banned from releasing press statements, organizing official and community activities in the name of LDP during the three-year suspension period.
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KOTA KINABALU - The tourism sector in Sabah has backtracked by over 10 years due to the recent spate of kidnappings, said Sabah Association of Tour and Travel Agents (SATTA) chairman Dato’ Seri Winston Liaw.
Liaw said there had been signs that our tourism sector was recovering lately, but then Sabah was hit by another kidnapping attempt by seven armed men at a caged fish farm in Kampung Bangau-Bangau, Semporna on July 7.
Fortunately, the owner of the fish farm had spent the night in the town area and escaped from being kidnapped.
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Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed Yang’s release and said that he had been brought to Sandakan and will be taken to the Kuala Lumpur Thursday evening before being sent back to China.
Yang, a manager at Wonderful Terrace Fish Farm in Lahad Datu, was kidnapped by five Filipino gunmen on May 6.
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A Malaysian lawmaker apologised on Thursday for a tweet praising Adolf Hitler following Germany’s World Cup win over Brazil, after Prime Minister Najib Razak rebuked him for his “unacceptable” statement.
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The chain of command in the revamp is still unclear. If the police is now in the lead, does that mean that Esscom’s Director-General is now redundant?
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said, however, further investigations were still ongoing to gather concrete evidence before they were detained.
“We are still investigating and we are rather ‘uncomfortable’ with several individuals. I cannot accuse anyone yet because we need to get concrete proof to detain the personalities whom we suspect.
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He said the security and defence management component was aimed at pooling the resources of security agencies to enhance operational effectiveness.
SUCCC president Datuk Seri Panglima Gan Sau Wah said the secretariat had also discovered evidence of six cheques made payable to the late Datuk Seri Panglima Sari Nuar, the then SUCCC president, which amounted to RM4.8 million (RM800,000 for each cheque) during the six-month period in between the signing of the first and second JV contracts.
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