A unity lesson from Sabah and Sarawak
TOMORROW’S Malaysia Day celebration is not just a public holiday.It is a reminder to Malaysians of how Malaysia was created.On Sept 16, 1963, North Borneo (as Sabah was called then), Sarawak, Singap...
Bidor all out to go green
BIDOR: The shine of its tin-mining days may be gone but this town is getting greener with another 10,000 trees planted here.
Indonesians hold mass prayer for rain
Indonesian Muslims gather for special prayers asking for rain in Pekanbaru, Riau province as smog from rainforest fires envelop the Southeast Asian region.
Indonesia hits back over haze from forest fires
JAKARTA: Indonesia today rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes are also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned...
Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires
JAKARTA (Sept 13): Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on ...
Time to get serious in clearing the air
“THE haze is so bad this year!”
It is easy to agree with this exclamation that has become ubiquitous in the last few days, confirmed by Air Pollutant Index (API) readings.
Haze in region gets worse as hot spots rise
Smoke-filled skies have forced the closure of thousands of schools in Indonesia and Malaysia, and raised tensions between the neighbours over who is to blame for the haze choking the region.
Indonesia says it's not to blame for Malaysian haze
JAKARTA (DPA) - Haze that has blanketed parts of Malaysia and forced the closure of schools came from forest fires in that country, and not from Indonesia, the government in Jakarta said on Wednesday ...
Jumbos losing their tusks
KOTA KINABALU: Hunted for their tusks, the Borneo pygmy elephant may be evolving without their tusks in Sabah’s wild.
Indonesia pledges US$40b to modernise Jakarta
JAKARTA: The Indonesian government is not abandoning Jakarta after announcing plans to move the country’s capital, its planning minister said, pledging to spend US$40bil to save the slowly sinking city in the next decade.
Left behind in wartime chaos
Kadazan native Anthony Labangka was 10 years old when the Japanese Imperial Army invaded Borneo during World War II.
Envoy: Thailand can offer Sabah wider regional access
KOTA KINABALU: Both Sabah and Thailand stand to mutually benefit from doing business with each other as they will also have access to the wider connections to neighbouring regions, said Thai Ambassador Malaysia Narong Sasitorn.
‘MA63 talks with govt on right track’
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and the Federal Government are keeping their election promise to resolve longstanding issues on the erosion of state rights, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said.
Sabah to administer islands
PETALING JAYA: Sabah will be granted administrative powers over Pulau Sipadan and Ligitan, specifically relating to tourism, under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).