Tawau

Type: City
Name: Tawau
Country: Malaysia
Latitude: 4.26
Longitude: 117.879997
population: 306,497
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

DUSK-TO-DAWN CURFEW IN ESSZONE EXTENDED TO SEPT 2

LAHAD DATU, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- The dusk-to-dawn curfew in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) has been extended to Sept 2,but from 7 pm to 5 am instead of 6 pm to 6 am.Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said today the extension ... [Published Kwong Wah eNews - 22 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Remains Of Two Military Personnel Flown To KL

TAWAU, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- The remains of the two military personnel, killed in the Adrian armoured personnel carrier (APC) mishap in Sandakan yesterday, were flown to Kuala Lumpur Wednesday morning.Present at the Tawau airport were Eastern Sabah Security ... [Published Bernama - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

CURFEW EXTENDED IN SABAH EAST COAST

The curfew implemented at six coastal districts under‎ the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone, has been extended until September 2.Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman made the announcement today after a discussion with the Eastern Sabah Security ... [Published Ntv7 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 6 reports

Jumbo was felled by gunshot

Kota Kinabalu: The adult male elephant around 18-25 years old that dropped dead along a road inside the Felda Umas Oil Palm Plantation, in Tawau, on Friday, was found to have been shot.Tawau Wildlife Department Officer Soffian Abu Bakar said the department ... [Published Sabah Daily Express - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Rangers seek police help to probe shooting of pygmy elephant

KOTA KINABALU: Wildlife rangers have sought the help of police to investigate the shooting of a male pygmy elephant near the Felda Umas oil palm plantation.Sabah Wildlife Department assistant director Dr Sen Nathan said the elephant had suffered for two ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

JP6 programme should be expanded to all districts in Sabah

TAWAU: The Education Ministry’s ‘Programme Jelajah Psikososial 6’ (JP6) should be extended to all districts in Sabah, said Assistant Minister of Resource Development and Information Technology Datuk Hamisa Samat.She said this was because the use of psychology ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesians In Malaysia’s Sabah Urged To Maintain Harmony With Local Populace

TAWAU (Sabah, Malaysia), Aug 18 (Bernama) -- Indonesia's chief consul here, Muhammad Soleh has urged Indonesians in east Malaysian state of Sabah to maintain harmony and unity with the local populace. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Malaysia, Tawau, Consul
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Umno division chief calls for Wanita Umno to increase membership

Wanita Umno Bukit Bintang delegates getting ready to start their meeting at the PWTC in Kuala Lumpur in this October 12, 2013 file photo. — Picture by Choo Choy May TAWAU, Aug 17 — The Tawau Wanita Umno division needs to step up efforts to increase its ... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 3 reports

641 Filipino illegals deported from Sabah

SANDAKAN - A total of 641 illegal Filipino immigrants were deported as efforts intensify to flush out illegal immigrants in Sabah. The latest deportation on Friday involved 293 men, 188 women and 160 children, whose ages ranged from one month to 75. It ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fire razes 10 houses in Tawau

TEN houses were destroyed in a fire in Kampung Pasir Putih yesterday.No casualties were reported.Tawau Fire and Rescue head Rudy Fredzek said the department received a call at about 11.37am and 26 firemen in three fire engines were rushed to the location ... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tawau’s treasures

After eating his way across Sabah, this glutton arrives in Tawau — and continues eating.TAWAU is famous for its scrumptious seafood, but how about cocoa plantations? And fried bananas with cheese?After the wild roads and meats of Sabah’s deep interior ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Malaysia detains boat with 100kg turtle skin

THE Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a boat that was smuggling about 100kg of turtle skin during an operation at the Siamil waters in Semporna, near here on Saturday.Tawau MMEA chief Capt (Maritime) Anor Jaafar said there were two ... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 15 2014]

Quotes

"After taking into account the security situation in the areas involved as well as on various aspects, with the power vested in me under Section 31(1) of the PolicePolice Act, I have decided to extend the curfew."
"The cooperation extended by the people in the six districts has been good and I hope it will continue for our mutual benefit" he added
"We suspected it died from gunshot which was confirmed by our Wildlife Rescue Unit's veterinary team that conducted the post mortem" said Soffian
"Almost everyday, people commit suicide and this shows there is pressure in everybody's life" he told reporters in conjunction with the launch of the 'Program Jelajah Psikososial' (JP6) at the Putrajaya Mini Auditorium, Federal Government Complex...

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Curfew is extended till Sept 2 [Published Sabah Daily Express - 7 hours ago]
Remains Of Two Military Personnel Flown To KL [Published Bernama - 13 hours ago]
DUSK-TO-DAWN CURFEW IN ESSZONE EXTENDED TO SEPT 2 [Published Kwong Wah eNews - 22 hours ago]
CURFEW EXTENDED IN SABAH EAST COAST [Published Ntv7 - Aug 19 2014]
Jumbo was felled by gunshot [Published Sabah Daily Express - Aug 19 2014]
Rare pygmy elephant shot dead [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
Curfew in eastern Sabah extended, but hours sho... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 19 2014]
Sea curfew in Sabah to be extended until Sept 2... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 19 2014]
Elephant found dead in Tawau [Published New Straits Times - Aug 19 2014]
Rangers seek police help to probe shooting of p... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 19 2014]
JP6 programme should be expanded to all distric... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Adult elephant found shot dead [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Aug 18 2014]
Elephant found shot dead in Tawau [Published Malay Mail - Aug 18 2014]
Psychology And Counseling Programme Should Be E... [Published Bernama - Aug 18 2014]
Government To Review Barter Trade In Sandakan T... [Published Bernama - Aug 18 2014]
Pygmy elephant shot in Sabah took up to four da... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 18 2014]
Profits and headaches in equal measures for oil... [Published New Sabah Times - Aug 18 2014]
Male elephant found dead in Tawau [Published New Straits Times - Aug 18 2014]
Indonesians In Malaysia’s Sabah Urged To Mainta... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 18 2014]
Wild Asia, agents for change [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 18 2014]
KL deports 641 Pinoys; Moros, Sultanate protest [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 17 2014]
Umno division chief calls for Wanita Umno to in... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 17 2014]
Wanita Umno Needs To Increase Membership [Published Bernama - Aug 17 2014]
641 Filipino illegals deported from Sabah [Published Asiaone - Aug 17 2014]
641 illegal Filipino immigrants deported from S... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 17 2014]
Fire razes 10 houses in Tawau [Published Brunei Times - Aug 16 2014]
Tawau’s treasures [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 16 2014]
Sabah deports 641 Philippine illegal immigrants [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
SIM GE offers wide range of overseas degree pro... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 16 2014]
Philippines' cosmetics, powder seized from man ... [Published Sabah Daily Express - Aug 15 2014]
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All states recorded a moderate to healthy Air Pollutant Index (API) this morning, compared with yesterday when Port Klang reached an unhealthy level.The Department of Environment’s website showed that only the Balak Baru, Kuantan area exceeded an API ...
Implications of native land conversion – James ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 29 2014]
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