KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A phone call had been made to the family of the Chinese tourist who was abducted along with a Filipino resort worker by a group of gunmen from a Semporna resort, Malaysian local newspaper New Straits Times quoted Eastern Sabah Security Command Director-General Mohammad Mentek as saying on Sunday.
Philippines launches extensive search to rescue Sabah kidnapped
MANILA, April 5 (Xinhua) -- Philippine authorities are conducting extensive search and naval blockade to locate and rescue the two victims who were abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group from a resort in Sabah, Malaysia earlier this week, a senior government official said Saturday. Full story
Malaysia detains four in connection with abduction of Chinese tourist
KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian police said Friday they had detained four people on Thursday evening for further investigation into the Semporna resort kidnapping.
The four, three men and a woman, are without any documents. Full story