Death for nine Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia invasion

At least 70 people were killed, mostly militants, over the six-week ordeal.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Boat with 28 Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia

A boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, has gone missing in the waters off Borneo, an official from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency told AFP Sunday.

Jan 29, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Life terms for 9 Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia incursion

A Malaysian court sentenced nine Filipinos to life in prison over an armed incursion in 2013 that left scores dead and paralysed a remote corner of Borneo for weeks, a defence lawyer said.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:56 PM IST

10 Indonesian sailors kidnapped in Philippines

Ten Indonesian sailors have been kidnapped in Philippine waters by Islamic militants who have demanded a ransom for their release, an official said Tuesday.

Mar 29, 2016, 10:27 AM IST
Indonesia to take action over forest fires

Indonesia to take action over forest fires

The Indonesian government has initiated legal action against companies allegedly involved in causing forest fires in the country that have resulted in a haze enveloping Singapore and Malaysia, police said on Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Quake strands more than 200 climbers on Malaysian peak

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malaysia`s Mount Kinabalu on Borneo Friday, injuring climbers on the popular peak and leaving more than 200 stranded by rockfalls, officials and local reports said.

Jun 05, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Indonesia widens search area in hunt for AirAsia jet

Aircraft combed the sea and shoreline off Borneo on Saturday for wreckage from an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet, hoping to take advantage of a brief break in bad weather that has hampered efforts to find the plane and its black box flight recorders.

Jan 03, 2015, 08:10 AM IST

AirAsia crash: First funeral held, bad weather hampers search

Relatives held the first funeral for a victim of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 on Thursday as bad weather hampered efforts to locate the wreckage of the plane which crashed in the sea off Borneo with 162 aboard.

Jan 02, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Search for missing AirAsia black box recorders could "take a week"

Divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo were unable to resume operations because of heavy seas on Thursday and an aviation official said it could take a week to find the black box flight recorders. 

Jan 01, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

AirAsia victim with life jacket raises new questions about plane's last moments

A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an Indonesian search and rescue official said, raising new questions about how the disaster unfolded.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:36 PM IST

Indian national found dead in Malaysia

An Indian national has been found dead in Malaysia, media reported Wednesday.

Jun 04, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Rare cats caught on camera on Indonesia island

A rarely seen cat has been caught on camera along with four other wild feline species in a previously unsurveyed rain-forest in the world`s third largest island in Indonesia.

Nov 05, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

16 hospitalised after plane crashes in Malaysian Borneo

It also took particular exception to the fact that the resolution dealt with both female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys on religious grounds.

Oct 10, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Death toll in Indonesia boat sinking climbs to 18

The death toll from a boat accident in the Indonesian part of Borneo island rose to 18 on Friday with five people still missing, a provincial governor said.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Indonesia boat sinking: 3 dead, dozens missing

Boat accidents are common in Indonesia, the world`s largest archipelago, consisting of some 17,000 islands.

Apr 18, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Malaysia detains 79 suspects over Borneo invasion

Malaysian police detained 79 suspects linked to Filipino intruders in Borneo as they intensify an operation to flush out members of a Filipino Muslim clan who took over a village last month.

Mar 09, 2013, 20:35 PM IST

31 dead in Borneo as Malaysia rejects ceasefire

Malaysian security forces gunned down 31 Filipino intruders in Borneo on Thursday, as Malaysian Prime Minister rejected the unilateral ceasefire call.

Mar 07, 2013, 18:42 PM IST

Malaysia sends hundreds of troops to Borneo after clashes

Malaysia is sending hundreds of troops to Borneo state after 26 people, including 8 policemen, were killed in clashes with an armed group of a Filipino royal Muslim clan which is holed up in a village in Sabah.

Mar 04, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Small plane with 4 on board missing in Indonesia

Indonesia has been plagued by transportation accidents in recent years, from plane and train crashes to ferry sinking.

Aug 25, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

Two killed in Malaysia chopper crash

Two bodies were found in a helicopter wreckage in a remote jungle in Malaysia`s eastern state of Sarawak.

Jul 21, 2012, 20:57 PM IST