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THE absence of a structured salary scale in Sabah's private sector is the cause for dissatisfaction of many Sabahans in coping daily expenses and taxes, Sabah deputy chief minister Raymond Tan said. He said Sabahans had blamed the goods and services tax (GST) and other policies like the cabotage ...
KOTA KINABALU: Although Chief Minister Musa Aman does not use the "Sabah for Sabahans" slogan like Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal does, Barisan Nasional (BN) deputy information chief Ramlee Marahaban says the state BN chairman has done more for the people of Sabah. Speaking ...

THE openness of Najib Razak is an impetus for voters in Sabah and Sarawak to remain as Barisan Nasional's (BN) safe deposit boxes in the 14th general election (GE14), said political analysts. They were of the opinion the prime minister was willing to travel to Sabah and Sarawak to explain and provide ...
Masidi said that the new enactment was more encompassing and made the procedure for conserving such heritage buildings easier. -- Bernama picKOTA KINABALU, Feb 22 -- Sabah is in the midst of adding seven historically significant buildings to its list of heritage sites under the new Sabah Heritage ...
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warusan Sabah deputy president Darell Leiking said yesterday that the State government had no other choice but to proceed immediately with the issuance of the Sabah IC as a means to end the threat of IS militancy and to weed out Projek IC holders in the State. "I have stated it ...
KOTA KINABALU: The killing of sharks and manta rays in Sabah's diving heaven of Mabul Island is legal, said state fisheries Department director Dr Ahamed Sade. He noted that the killings, which had horrified tourists, were not illegal because the sharks are not protected and the rays can be consumed ...

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's election Commission (EC) has booked all available aircraft from Sabah's largest helicopter service provider for the months of April and May, while in Sarawak, a source hinted at similar bookings for that period. Sabah Air aviation Sdn Bhd ...
The Sabah government is committed to ensuring continuous political stability, economic development and social progress in the state, Chief Minister Musa Aman said. Musa said efforts would also be made to ensure the people continuously benefit from programmes to improve their living standard, as well ...
A senior Sabah Umno leader said Sabahans made the right decision to accommodate the peninsula-based political party into Sabah in order to solve the political quagmire besieging the state in the early nineties. "I don't think there was any regret (in the decision), neither a setback to the people and the ...
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's counter-terrorism police have arrested 10 people - seven Filipinos and three Malaysians - for smuggling militants into the southern Philippines, via Sabah, to join Islamic State groups over there. the suspects, nine men and one woman, were detained in raids between Jan 24 ...
SANDAKAN: Solidarity among the people is an important element in the government's efforts to develop the state, says Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman. He said this was because the support and cooperation from all parties was required to bring progress. "Sabah is a state with great potential to be ...
Sabah's Tourism, culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun with participants of the Sabah Ethnic and Sub-Ethnic Listing and Classification Workshop in Kota Kinabalu February 13, 2015.KOTA KINABALU, Feb 15 -- Sabah has submitted plans to the Federal government to expand it's Kota ...
KOTA KINABALU: The man killed in a shootout with police early Tuesday (Feb 13) was a gang leader with a long criminal record, says Asst Comm M. Chandra. The city police chief said that the suspect, a 30-year-old Filipino named Kaidal Muksin, was a former convict and was wanted for a series of ...
A wild durian tree in the central Tongod district of Sabah is set to become a tourist attraction. The tree, also known as 'red durian tree', has been recognised for being the oldest and tallest tree in Tongod. At an acknowledgement ceremony, Kuamat assemblyman Datuk Masiung Banah said the tree, ...
Putatan MP Datuk Marcus M. Mojigoh said such move would make the historical place easily known not only among the locals in Sabah but also tourists. He said the government should look into the proposal, which he had highlighted in the Parliament, as it would benefit the State and its booming tourism ...
Kota Kinabalu: In conjunction with the 2018 Chinese New Year celebration, Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Sabah will be holding the State's first Chinese New Year Lantern Festival at its premises at 44, Jalan Bukit Keramat, Km 4, Jalan Tuaran, from Feb 11 to March 3. The free admission lantern exhibition is open ...
Semporna: The Sabah seaweed industry has penetrated the international markets and China, Philippines and Japan were among the country's importers. fisheries Department Director-General Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi said the European Union members were also keen to import seaweed but this was ...

Manila - Congress should decide whether or not The Philippines should revive its dormant claim over Sabah before discussing if it should be included as a state in the proposed federal set-up, a lawyer said Tuesday. Lawyer Jose Lorena, a member of the group that drafted a proposed law for the ...
Putatan: A total of RM65. 9 million has been allocated for the poor people's housing project (PPRT) in Sabah this year to build 252 units and for repairs on 3,259 existing units, benefiting 16,547 underprivileged Statewide. Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob assured ...
SANDAKAN: The Sunda pangolin has been upgraded to a totally protected species in Sabah, and joins the ranks of the Orangutan, Sun Bear and several other iconic species found in the state. Sabah Tourism, culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said this meant that it was forbidden to ...
KOTA KINABALU: A suspected burglar has been killed in a shootout with police at the KKIP industrial area near here early Tuesday. the suspect, believed to be his 30s, was found dead with gunshot wounds to his head and chest at about 2am. Sabah deputy police commissioner Datuk Razarudin Husain ...
The recent proposal by a Filipino government representative to amend the Philippine Constitution, to include Sabah within a federal system, will likely be shunned. The potential inclusion of Sabah risks legitimising fringe political voices and unsettling Malaysia-Philippine bilateral relations. During the ...
Kota Kinabalu: MySabah's optimism of a positive outcome to the four-eyed meeting in Putrajaya on Thursday on revision of special state grants where the 40 per cent revenue entitlement is concerned is based on Federal Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali's view that Sabah has a case to pursue ...
Sabah were in control throughout the opening 45 minutes and Korean Lee Gil Hoon could have added another but his back flick header narrowly missed the post late on. Coach Jelius Ating was forced to make a tactical change before the end of the half when centre back Mafry Balang was forced off the ...
KOTA KINABALU: When the state's oldest bookstore, Tung Nan Bookstore, closed down last year, it was thought to be the end of such an iconic part of Sabah's history. But the 66-year old establishment has undergone a dramatic transformation. It re-opened today as Tung Nan Heritage - a centre for unique ...
Recent years have seen closer ties and increased exchanges between Sabah and various places in China, he said, adding this was evident by the number of Chinese tourists who visited the State, with the figure reaching 430,000 last year. "This has and continues to bring considerable economic benefits ...
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal says his party is not following any formula as it negotiates a seat sharing deal with other opposition parties here. Asked about the progress of seat negotiations between Warisan and Sabah Pakatan Harapan parties - PKR, DAP and Amanah ...
PENAMPANG: Sabah is not facing a shortage of essential items - including goods under the Price Control Scheme - in the run-up to the Chinese New Year celebration. State Community Development and consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid said that the public need not worry about the ...
Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the opposition parties in Sabah are only championing their cause in terms of the emotional factor and not standing up for the rights of Sabahans. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKINABATANGAN, Feb 10 -- The opposition parties in Sabah are only championing their ...
Lorry bursts into flames after plunging 90m into Sabah ravine, driver feared dead ... into a 90m-deep ravine. Sabah Fire and Rescue Department operations chief Khatizah Rahaban said the lorry burst into flames following the 6am accident. "We are still trying to locate the victim," she said in a statement.
KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - A lorry driver is feared dead after his vehicle plunged into a ravine in Sabah early Saturday (Feb 10). The driver, who was driving the palm oil-filled truck, is believed to have lost control of the vehicle before it plunged into a 90m-deep ravine at the ...
KOTA KINABALU: It is not the stand of Manila to include Sabah as a "federal state" under proposed changes to The Philippines Constitution, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman (pic). Anifah said that Philippines Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano had told him that that the proposal on Sabah ...
Manila - The Philippine government should decide whether to revive its dormant claim over Sabah, while considering "political realities" in the region, before entertaining proposals to include the Malaysia-administered region as a state in the proposed federal set-up, a Mindanao-based lawyer said ...
TAWI-TAWI, Philippines - The senators leading the hearings on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) are lukewarm to a proposal to include Sabah in the coverage of the measure. Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, chair of the local government committee, and Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, chair of the ...
... the defence also applied for a recusal of Abu Bakar from Teo's trial due to possibility of bias and that the judge has already formed an opinion although no decision has been delivered yet. Abu Bakar responded that the counsel could write to the Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak to appeal on the matter, ...
I've always been a proponent of a two-party system. I opine that in order to make Malaysia a greater nation, there is a need for political reform and for genuine democracy. With regards to the recent issue of Pakatan Harapan offering 60 percent of state seats to Parti Warisan to contest in Sabah in exchange ...
MANILA, Philippines -- A member of a consultative committee that President Rodrigo Duterte appointed to review the 1987 Constitution said he would propose the inclusion of Sabah in the Philippine territory as part of the country's shift to a federal system of government. "There should be a way that is ...
SINCE His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah assumed power on Jan 29, 2006; the morning of Kuwait has always been gleaming with his wisdom for the last 12 years. His inauguration marked the new chapter of continuous work for the country to move towards the period of ...
KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), which is increasing the export of electricity to west Kalimantan, Indonesia, is expected to next sell power to Brunei and Sabah under the trans-Borneo power grid project. Chief Executive Officer Sharbini Suhaili said SEB was working on power exchange agreements ...
Here in the Land Below the Wind, the city's 30-storey Yayasan Sabah tower is abuzz with preparations for the unique event. Yayasan Sabah corporate communications manager Sam S. Karnail said the foundation is working with the Sabah Stargazers Association for the eclipse that is expected to last five ...
My family and I went on a trip to Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah, recently. As soon as we arrived, we rented a car to immediately make our way to Kundasang, where we stayed the night. Before leaving the city, though, we visited the Sabah Museum, which had a display of a massive Bryde's whale ...
KOTA KINABALU: A 60-year-old contractor became the fifth person arrested in connection with the broadening Malaysian anti-corruption Commission (MACC) probe into the awarding of contracts for a number of Sabah railway projects. Investigators also seized some RM1.6mil in cash from the house of ...
LETTER | Two days ago, it was reported that Pakatan Harapan Sabah had made an offer to Parti Warisan Sabah. In addition, there were also reports saying that Harapan proposed a 60:40 framework, with Warisan taking 60 percent of state assembly seats and 40 percent of Parliament seats. (As it turned ...
KOTA KINABALU: A constitutional poser is arising over the 13 new state seats that were gazetted by Sabah in 2016. With Parliament yet to approve the changes that will allow the election Commission (EC) to use the seats in the coming general election, the question in political and legal circles is whether it ...
Sabah police commissioner Datuk Ramli Din (centre) said the curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) has been extended to January 17. -- Picture courtesy of ESSCOMKOTA KINABALU, Jan 1 -- The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah ...
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 2 ― The new school session in Sabah generally went on smoothly today, except for two primary schools in Telupid which could not begin their new session as the roads to these schools have been cut off by floods. The two affected schools are Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Inarad and ...
Kuala Lumpur: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) has refuted the advisory by the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) which caution its citizens against travelling to all islands off the coast of eastern Sabah. The FCO, in its website, listed Kudat, Tawau, Mabul, ...
Umno Sabah youth Vice-Chief Shahelmey Yahya said it also reflected consensus in the BN component party on the choice of candidates for the election expected to be called soon. He hoped the rejuvenation would consolidate the BN's election machinery and attract more voters, especially youths, ...
KOTA KINABALU: A lawyer here filed a judicial review at the High Court here today to declare a suit filed by a federal minister against a Sabah-based paper and its chief editor is unconstitutional, ultra vires, null and void. Marcel Jude Joseph named the Registrar of the High Court of Malaya as the first ...
Kota Kinabalu: The suspension of the Cabotage Policy last year by the Federal government marked a measure of success long struggled for by the Federation of Sabah Manufacturers (FSM) which changed its name to Federation of Sabah Industries (FSI) to include more enterprises of all sizes in its ...


 

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