The pirates subdued and tied up the crew, robbed the vessel and brought in 2 other tankers that pumped out a large quantity of the vessel's diesel. -AFP
During interrogation, he confessed that he had kidnapped the boy and demanded a ransom for his release. -The Star/ANN
"Incidents of sabotaging the operations had occurred before, but not to the extent of endangering passengers' lives,". -The Star/ANN
The 53-year-old President is said to be game to try something new to endear him to Malaysia. -The Star/ANN
The businessman said he had spent more than RM300,000 so far to settle all his 20-year-old son's loans since last year. -The Star/ANN
Pirates, armed with pistols and parangs, robbed a Japanese oil tanker before kidnapping three of its crew at 21.8 nautical miles off Tanjung Karang. -NST
Express bus operators say they are being held to ransom by their own drivers, who are allegedly exploiting a driver shortage in the industry to escape punishment for dangerous driving. -The Star/ANN
The man was said to have incurred heavy losses and owed people money for the past year for his gambling activities in Kuala Lumpur. -The Star/ANN
A police source told the paper the 35-year-old businesssman was driving home alone from the city centre when he was hit from behind. -The Star/ANN
A Japanese oil tanker was allegedly robbed and three of its crew are believed kidnapped in the Straits of Malacca early Tuesday morning. -The Star/ANN