Indonesia accelerates plan to export electricity to Malaysia World

Indonesia accelerates plan to export electricity to Malaysia

The Indonesian state-owned electricity company PLN on September 25 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its Malaysian counterpart, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), to begin a feasibility study on exporting 600MW of power to the neighbouring country.
Malaysia posts record pangolin seizure World

Malaysia posts record pangolin seizure

Malaysian authorities have seized 30 tonnes of pangolins and their scales, valued at some 2 million USD, during raids on a factory and a warehouse in Sabah state.
Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects World

Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects

Malaysian police said on Feb. 21 that they had arrested 11 Malaysians and Filipinos for suspected link to terrorist organisations, including the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the southern Philippines.
Malaysia enhances marine security forces World

Malaysia enhances marine security forces

About 500 members of Malaysian People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) will be deployed to assist in monitoring security in Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) from January 2018.
Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia World

Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia

A Vietnamese merchant ship was saved from robbery or kidnapping recently thanks to the Malaysian Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), according to the country’s Bernama News Agency. ​
Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects ASEAN

Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects

Malaysia’s police on January 23 arrested four people, including three foreigners, who have connections with a branch in southern Philippines of the self-claimed Islamic State terrorist group.
Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed World

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.