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Kidnap victims may end up being trafficked again even after being freed

LAHAD DATU: All kidnap victims in the east coast of Sabah by groups in Southern Philippines for ransom purposes could end up being trafficked again even after being freed, said Eastern Sabah Security Command commander Datuk Hazani Ghazali. He said the

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COVID-19: All entry points, borders to be strengthen

PUTRAJAYA: Strengthening security at all entry points and borders needs to be done to contain the spread of COVID-19, said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the Health Ministry (MOH) is working closely with the Malaysian Armed

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MCO: Over 700 armed forces personnel mobilised in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Over 700 members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) have been mobilised to assist the police in carrying out the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Sabah. Fifth Infantry Division Commander Major General Datuk Mohammad Khir Abdullah said, of

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MAF denies allegation of individual beaten during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) has denied allegations that an individual was beaten and injured by members of the security force implementing the Movement Control Order (MCO). Chief of Defence Force Gen Tan Sri Affendi Buang stressed that

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COVID-19: Sabah screens 65.6% of Pulau Gaya residents

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Health Department has screened about 65.6% of Pulau Gaya residents near here, collecting 1,600 samples in a three-day COVID-19 control and prevention exercise which ended yesterday, said its director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi. In a statement,

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Ismail: 828 individuals were arrested yesterday for flouting MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 828 individuals were arrested during police patrols and at roadblocks across the country for flouting the Movement Control Order (MCO) yesterday, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said this showed

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Selangor provide free accommodation for frontliners

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government has provided free accommodation in the form of 287 hotel rooms for front liners fighting the COVID-19 outbreak in the state. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said, of the total 204 rooms provided

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COVID-19: Five policemen asked to be in quarantine for 14-days in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Five policemen, two of them with the rank of inspector, are in quarantine at their respective home after they were found to have recently dealt with a man who had been infected with COVID-19 at Ranau station. Sabah

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Defence Force chief: No COVID-19 cases in armed forces

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Armed Forces denied the existence of COVID-19 cases at the Subang Airforce Base and the Defence Ministry (Mindef). This was confirmed by Chief of Defence Force General Tan Sri Affendi Buang when contacted by Bernama. “That

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Defence Ministry ready to implement MAF three core plans

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is ready to implement three core plans to ensure that the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) is well-developed through the Defence White Paper. Its deputy minister, Liew Chin Tong said the three core plans were the

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