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Stories by Thomas Pi


| January 22, 2014
flood

Petronas and Felda are in the crosshairs of critics in Sabah who are demanding how they could be... More ››

| January 1, 2014
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Lahad Datu standoff

Lahad Datu's shabby infrastructure makes it look more like a forgotten backwater than the nation's biggest palm oil producer More ››

| December 30, 2013
armytruck

Locals are well aware that the yearend holiday season has often been used to hide cross-border criminal activities in... More ››

| November 15, 2013
sampoerna

The kidnapping, barely a kilometre from the General Operations Force base has left officials embarrased and ESSCOM blaming the... More ››

| October 23, 2013
Esscom DG Mohamad Mentek

Following the death self proclaimed 'Sulu King', ESSCOM keeps a keen watch on succession developments within the Sulu community. More ››

| August 23, 2013
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Local as well as foreign investors in oil palm plantations and businesses have long complained that many of... More ››

| August 21, 2013
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An addict high on syabu went beserk last week, slit his seven-year old son's throat then allegedly drank his... More ››

| August 17, 2013
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A father slit his son's throat and drank his blood More ››

| July 22, 2013
Sabah police chief Hamza Taib

Police are still on the case of two kidnapped Malaysian and have renewed efforts to find the duo and... More ››

| April 21, 2013
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Kunak has been a BN fortress for 50 years but until today it has no clean drinking water, say... More ››

| March 24, 2013
Zulkifeli Zin-Khalid Abu Bakar-Ops Daulat

More civilians are dying as the Malaysian security forces continue with the mop-up operations in Lahad Datu. More ››

| March 20, 2013
abdul gani patail and sulu militants

Eight people from the southern Philippines were charged with engaging in terrorism and waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan... More ››

| March 16, 2013
Lahad Datu Standoff

Malaysians are puzzled by how Sulu terrorist leader Agbimuddin Kiram had escaped the enforced security dragnet by the joint... More ››

| March 15, 2013
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According to locals, Sulu ‘general’ Musa, a military tactician, had many relatives in Kampung Tanduo, Kampung Tanjung Batu and... More ››

| March 15, 2013
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It will be a while yet before villagers in Kampung Tanduo, which was under seige weeks ago, can... More ››

| March 15, 2013
Agbimuddin Kiram

Villagers claim that militant leader Agbimuddin Kiram, the ex-Kudat Assistant District Officer, is always guarded by four men including... More ››

| March 11, 2013
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During the drive into Tanjung Labian, the media team did not see any police roadblocks leading them to... More ››

| March 3, 2013
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The IGP says the authorities were alerted late Saturday night that at least 10 intruders were seen in Kunak,... More ››

| March 3, 2013
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Police assurances that the situation in Lahad Datu is under control has not lulled anyone here into letting down... More ››

| March 1, 2013
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People are staying indoors and many of the well-to-do residents have left the town. More ››

| February 23, 2013
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Families who fled scene of occupation in Lahad Datu plead for food and aid from authorities More ››

| February 23, 2013
Muhyiddin Lahad Datu Force

Deputy premier, Muhyiddin Yassin, says the 'sensitive' situation could turn out positive for BN in the coming elections if... More ››

| February 21, 2013
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Weariness is creeping in as the standoff between Malaysian security froces and the Sulu armed group drags on well... More ››

| February 21, 2013
Flag-burning sultan

If the authorities allow the armed intruders in Lahad Datu to leave peacefully, it only shows that the government... More ››

| February 17, 2013
Malaysian security forces in Sabah

Malaysia is not entertaining the 'militant' group's demand that they be recognised as the Royal Sultanate Army. More ››

| February 14, 2013
Tentera

The group that allegedly landed in Lahad Datu is said to be a breakaway faction of the MNLF. More ››

| January 20, 2013
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At least two of the 14 families have gone hungry for days as they were unable to carry with... More ››

| January 15, 2013
ulu segama

AJK Ulu Segama membuat laporan polis bagi menyelamatkan tapak suci mereka sebelum terlambat. More ››

| December 20, 2012
UMNO

Disgruntled Sabah Upko members are fed up with Umno YBs and want a special programme to re-educate them on... More ››

| December 6, 2012
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Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman cannot afford to ignore the situation with the palm oil demand and prices given... More ››

| November 22, 2012
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Strangely enough, the men armed with M16 rifles only took a bag of ikan bilis worth RM350. More ››

| November 18, 2012
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The five armed kidnappers had approached victims claiming to be policemen. More ››

| November 16, 2012
UPDATED
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Are Muslim rebels from Southern Philippines responsible for the latest kidnapping in Sabah? More ››

| November 12, 2012
SPR ELECTION

The highly popular ‘who wants to be a millionaire’ television concept has taken a political twist in Sabah. More ››

| November 8, 2012
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The boycott together with the mass resignations dashed any hopes the party had of shaping politics in this east... More ››

| September 1, 2012
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Salleh Kalbi quashes the rumour, saying even if he is not nominated to defend his Silam seat in the... More ››

| March 23, 2012
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According to PKR Women's wing, Barisan Nasional is losing its 'fixed deposits' in the east coast of Sabah. More ››

| March 11, 2012
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A PKR division leader, in Sabah, who discovered a rare flower growing in his backyard believes it's a sign... More ››

| January 16, 2012
kilbi

PKR says Salleh Kalbi meddled in a district council decision and tried to suppress news about it More ››

| January 9, 2012
sabah

Sabah PKR gearing up for the coming general election. More ››

| January 8, 2012
Sabah

Natives frustrated at the government disinterest in resolving long standing NCR issues may be taking their own style of... More ››

| July 20, 2011
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Rangers finally catch up with the 17-foot Terror of Long Patau. More ››

| June 28, 2011
Musa Aman

Lahad Datu police chief Shumsuddin Mat has slammed Silam PKR division for its 'unwarranted' criticism of the police. More ››

| May 25, 2011
PATI

Sabah Barisan Nasional ally, LDP, wants to know how the state will benefit from the refugee swap with Australia. More ››

| March 29, 2011
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Sabah which has the highest number of urban poor is not the poorest state in Malaysia, according to FT... More ››

| March 28, 2011
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SANDAKAN: Self-proclaimed sixth Sultan of North Borneo, Abdul Rajak Aliudin regained his freedom after Tawau High Court granted him... More ››

March 14, 2011
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A pledge by the Sabah government to build a house made of bricks has remained a dream for 58-year-old... More ››