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SANDAKAN: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Sabah Green Development (SGD) and a China-based company, Living Great Fortune (LGF) to build 200 units of water villa at Sipadan Mangrove Resort, Semporna, in a ceremony witnessed by Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman.
SEPANGGAR: Forty-nine projects from the RM2.3 billion Federal Government allocation to improve electricity supply in Sabah are nearing completion, Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry Secretary-General Datuk Seri Ir Dr Zaini Ujang said. He expected that when all are fully completed in ...

Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said it was not harsh to suspend three guides who unfurled a political party flag while on duty at the summit of Mount Kinabalu. -- Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, March 27 -- The Sabah Parks' decision to suspend three guides who unfurled a political party flag while on duty at ...
The accused (in red attire) seen leaving the Kota Kinabalu session's court after he was sentenced to 40 years in jail for committing incest with his 12-year-old daughter. Pic by ADAM ARININ. By AVILA GERALDINE - March 27, 2018 @ 12:06pm. KOTA KINABALU: The session's court here today sentenced a man to 40 ...
SANDAKAN: Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman said Sabah has accomplished an impressive achievement in reducing poverty. "We have outlined poverty eradication as one of the objectives and the focus. I have chaired the State Poverty Eradication Committee, to monitor and ensure that all ...
Despite her position as the Sabah DAP women chief, Jannie Lasimbang admitted that politics is a new field to her. -- Picture by Choo Choy MayKOTA KINABALU, March 27 ― Jannie Lasimbang is better known for her work in championing human rights than making bold political statements. In ... rights

Arly Mai Geanga, 22, who obtained seven As in her PMR examination and 8As and a B in SPM, said she could not get an identity card despite having been born at the Lahad Datu Hospital in Sabah. She said she was unable to gain entry into local public institutions of higher learning, and private ...
SANDAKAN: Sabah needs to have a direction, goals and a new economic model in order for to compete nationally and regionally. Chief minister, Tan Sri Musa Aman said, after further research, the master plan of Direction (Halatuju) was introduced which encompasses key sectors with ...
Musa, who is also Sabah finance minister, said public servants are not only the implementers but also in a good position to give feedback on the performance and effectiveness of the state's policies and grassroots programmes. "Cuepacs can be a good platform for this," he said. "I've been informed ...
KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun (pic) has backed the suspension of three mountain guides who unfurled a Parti Warisan Sabah flag on the ... "They must respect their own profession," he told reporters after opening the Sabah Tourist Guides Association office in Lintas Square here Monday. politics
Sandakan: Sabah's Chief Conservator of Forests Datuk Sam Mannan urged State Forestry Department personnel to remain committed in their duties and enhance their mastery of English. He also wanted more personnel to be creative and well trained with the latest skills and techniques. "The department ... politics
He also proposed that the Kota Kinabalu Community Hall be turned into a city museum while the old Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) building and the Turnbull Hall at Sabah College be established as a Broadcasting Museum and Education Museum, respectively. "The more network of museums we have, ... politics
“We know some people are trying to promote 'Sabah for Sabahans', which is why MA63 is something to be championed by them, but I represent the Prime Minister, I, who represent BN, will assure that MA63 will be included in the manifesto and the rights of Sabahans will surely continue to be defended. politics
Kota Kinabalu: Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PRM) will launch its Sabah Pro-tem Committee in Sandakan on March 30. The launching to be officiated by the party's Secretary General Koh Swe Yong will be held at 3pm, at the Mark Lodge Hotel, Bandar Indah, Mile 4, Labuk Road. This will be followed by a ... politics
Tuaran: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Thursday he had always given serious attention to the interests of Sabahans and the development of the State since becoming the Prime Minister. He said he was first Prime Minister to have made the unprecedented appointment of seven leaders from Sabah to the ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Although shocked by the departure of eight Supreme Council members from Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS), Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) vice-president Junz Wong is happy that people are breaking away from race-based politics. Speaking to FMT today, Wong called the eight “heroes” for ... politics
She's been Executive Director at SABAH for the past 12 years, and she's seen her fair share of stories. “Each year, I think I've seen all the incredible stories, and still today there's one where I just go 'Wow,'” O'Brien said Friday morning, as five SABAH athletes skated across the Bud Bakewell Ice Rink. politics

KOTA KINABALU: The death of Sabah state minister Datuk Siringan Gubat has come as a shock to Datuk Seri Madius Tangau, who last spoke to him over the phone only hours earlier. The Upko party acting president recounted, "I was on the line with him before lunch time Tuesday (March 20). I asked him ... politics
TUARAN (March 22): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today he had always given serious attention to the interests of Sabahans and the development of the state since becoming the prime minister. He said he was first prime minister to have made the unprecedented appointment of seven leaders from ... politics
KUALA LUMPUR: Seaweed, which is being processed in abundance along the coast of Semporna in Sabah , has potential to be Malaysia's superfood for export worldwide. Aware of this, Agriculture and Agro-based industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the government would implement ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah recorded a total cumulative investment of around RM165 billion over the past decade through the Sabah Development Corridor (SDC), said Chief Minister, Tan Sri Musa Aman. He said the gap between the state and Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) also narrowed during ... politics
Kota Kinabalu: Sabah will celebrate the World Water Day Conference and Exhibition 2018 on March 22 to bring attention to the importance of water, said programme chairman Dr Michael Tay. He said this year the world celebrates the World Water Day which is themed "Nature for Water", focusing on ... politics
ExxonMobil is laying the groundwork for an offshore exploration campaign in Malaysia in the coming two years where it has recently acquired new deep-water acreage off the province of Sabah. In its analyst day last week, ExxonMobil said Malaysia would be one of its main global exploration drilling ... politics
Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman, on behalf of the state government and the people of Sabah, expressed sadness on the passing of Tawfiq Musa, when interviewed at Raya Mosque, said Tawfiq was a good friend who was noble and kind-hearted. Tawfiq, who was Apas assemblyman and Umno Tawau ... politics
"Once again rugby players and officials, with their supporters, will converge in Sandakan, and be given the opportunity to savour the varied attractions of Sabah's east coast town. "While the visitors will learn more about what Sandakan has to offer, local sports fans will have the thrill of watching international ... politics
KOTA KINABALU, March 14 — The Sabah Youth and Sports Ministry has targeted 800,000 youth for participation in various programmes this year, with a RM2.459 million grant given to the Sabah Youth Council and its 14 affiliates today. Assistant Minister Datuk Masiung Banah said the grant would help ... politics
On June 23, the band, comprising lead singer and lyricist Rich Gimbang and guitarists Nor Hanafi Hadi and Solihuddin Hormat, will hold its first showcase in Kampung Sungai Tebang, Ranau, Sabah, and it is for a good cause. “We are entertaining fans in the village as part of the Lightup Borneo initiative. politics
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition parties have questioned the sincerity of Pakatan Harapan's manifesto in aiming to resolve the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), and believe it is merely a ploy to fish for votes ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14). Local opposition leaders also believe that PH and ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) leader has assured Christians in the state that their rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) are protected. Upko acting president Wilfred Madius Tangau said the government of Najib Razak has a pulse on the grassroots, including the concerns ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: The government is committed to safeguarding the welfare and well-being of its Armed Forces personnel, especially that of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN). This is in appreciation for maintaining the country's security and sovereignty, especially in Sabah, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Hopes for local opposition parties to cobble together an electoral pact have dimmed further with Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal warning potential partners not to issue ultimatums. Shafie said Warisan was ready to discuss and negotiate with other parties on ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan (pic) wants Sabahans to deliver a strong mandate for Barisan Nasional in the coming general election to ensure that the state has a strong standing. "Send a very strong signal to Putrajaya that Sabah Barisan will be the strongest backbone for the ... politics
Tan Sri Musa Aman said the close ties between the state and federal governments have led to much development in Sabah. — Reuters picTAWAU, March 11 — The close ties between the state and federal governments have led to much development in Sabah, with the latest a project in the southern region ... politics
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the authorities will ensure security is maintained in Sabah during the 14th General Election. — Picture by Ahmad ZamzahuriKOTA BELUD, March 11 — Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has given an assurance the authorities, ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah said other local opposition parties must “not issue ultimatums” when it comes to seat negotiations, striking another blow to prospects of an electoral pact. Its president, Shafie Apdal, said Warisan was open to discussions with local opposition parties to have a winning ... politics
TELUPID: Motorists along Jalan Telupid-Tongod here yesterday were pleasantly surprised to see an elephant calf wandering along the middle of the road. It is believed that the baby elephant was somehow separated from its herd near the forested area between Kampung Gambaron and the Tawai forest ... politics
Kota Kinabalu: The State Government has been urged to establish Pasarnita (a marketplace for women) in Sabah. Women's Professionals and Entrepreneurship Development Office (KIW) advisor Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said this is in line with the KIW's aspiration of all women in the country to earn ... politics
Speaking to FMT, Tan said it was difficult to understand how Sabah DAP leaders worked. He said Wong had given a clear signal to other opposition parties that DAP would not be giving up the urban seats. “He announced it, not the Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman. In short, DAP is telling Parti Warisan ... politics
Masidi-Manjun-kk KUNDASANG: All climbing activities on Mount Kinabalu will resume tomorrow after being suspended temporarily following an earthquake last night, said Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Masidi Manjun. He said a 47-member team carried out the inspection to assess if ... politics
Climbers, workers on Mount Kinabalu descend safely after Sabah earthquake ... According to Sabah's Civil Defence Force (APM), the rescue operation saw a total of 239 people, including 130 climbers, being brought down from Laban Rata Resthouse, the mountain's base camp at 3,772m above sea level. politics
KOTA KINABALU • Hundreds of people on Malaysia's highest peak Mount Kinabalu were evacuated to safety yesterday, after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Ranau district in Sabah state. A total of 239 people, including 130 climbers, were safely brought down from Laban Rata - where climbers stay ... politics
“We will be having an internal discussion with the Sabah Wildlife Department first, he said after witnessing the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Environmental Protection Department and Sime Darby Plantations (Sabah) Sdn Bhd here. Masidi said wildlife rangers are trying to ... politics
Chief minister of Sabah Datuk Seri Musa Aman has approved an additional RM1 million grant for the Ministry of Industrial Development to expand electronic commerce (e-commerce) in Sabah. This comes as the government recognises the need for more e-commerce applications and platforms to boost Sabah's digital ... politics
KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK, BERNAMA) - More than 100 climbers rushed down to the safety point at Laban Rata in Mount Kinabalu after a 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Sabah's Ranau area on Thursday (March 8) night. There were no reports of any casualties or damage in the ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: About 300,000 new jobs have been created in Sabah under the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) from 2011 to 2015, the second highest in the country after Selangor. According to a research paper entitled 'Malaysia's Labour Market and Job Creation under the ETP 2011 to ... politics
Kota Kinabalu: A Sabah lawyer failed in his application, Thursday, to obtain leave for judicial review of a suit by Rural and Regional Development Minister Dato Ismail Sabri Yaakob against the Daily Express and its Chief Editor James Sarda that was filed in the High Court of Malaya – instead of the High ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Students and teachers of SMK Telupid in central Sabah had a huge shock when an elephant strayed into their school canteen today. The incident was the second case this year involving elephants trespassing into an inhabited area in the state's Telupid district, said Supt V. Shivananthan, ... politics
TAWAU (Sabah) — A couple from Kampung Baru in Sabah received the shock of their lives when the woman delivered a baby without a body on Friday (March 2). Ms Nurhaya Karim, 33, said she delivered the baby two minutes after giving birth to a healthy baby girl at their home. The astonishing baby birth ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) said today he is confident the Barisan Nasional will retain Sabah in the 14th General Election but advised party members to work hard to ensure victory for the ruling coalition. He said BN was now focusing on winning the hearts of the ... politics
KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Raymond Tan Shu Kiah has refuted Democratic Action Party's (DAP) statement that the lack of good industries and high dependence on natural resources-based economy were reasons for the long-term stagnation of workers' salaries in Sabah. politics


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