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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah wildlife authorities face a nervous wait as one of the last two Sumatran rhinos in the state is not responding well to treatment.
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KOTA KINABALU: Tam, the last Sumatran rhinocerous in Malaysia, is not in the best of health, said Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Datuk Christina Liew.
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GEORGE TOWN: Tourism industry players have been warned that they can be penalised if they misuse the names of ministers.
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Those who use names of any ministers for publicity without permission from the ministries involved can be subjected to the law, said Tourism, Culture and Arts Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi (above, with r...
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PETALING JAYA: An Instagram executive told an inquiry by the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in Westminster that the poll which saw a teenager in Sarawak kill herself hou...
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SHAH ALAM, May 16 ― The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has described that Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Sarawak had discharged its responsibility fairly in providing coverage to everyon...
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SHAH ALAM: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia says Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Sarawak had discharged its responsibility fairly in providing coverage to everyone including the Sarawak m...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Pakatan Harapan chairman Datuk Christina Liew has welcomed DAP's Vivian Wong to the government in a congratulatory message to the latter following her maiden victory in the Sandakan by-election.
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KOTA KINABALU: About 1,033,871 tourists visited Sabah in the first three months of this year, according to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 11 — About 1,033,871 tourists visited Sabah in the first three months of this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KOTA KINABALU (May 9): South Korean low-cost airline Air Busan will commence its direct flights to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, this month.
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KOTA KINABALU: From the sunset to the ocean, these are among the attractions Sabah has to offer to Korean travellers.
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KUCHING: Sarawak State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today defended his criticism of Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) following a rebuttal of his claims by...
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KUCHING, May 9 — Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah maintained today his claim that national broadcaster RTM is blacking out coverage of state ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Putrajaya has not received word from Singapore on its suggestion for joint Unesco recognition for their shared hawker culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has disclosed.
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SEREMBAN: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun admitted that his team was still going through a learning phase, but was satisfied with their performance.
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Malaysia intends to follow up on a proposal made to Singapore last month for a joint listing of their hawker culture under Unesco.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — State broadcaster RTM today refuted a Sarawak minister’s claim that it has been shunning Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg and state government events in its coverage.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The construction of the Kulim International Airport (LTAK) in Kedah is one of the most important projects which will contribute to the country's tourism industry, says Minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The construction of the Kulim International Airport (LTAK) in Kedah is one of the most important projects which will contribute to the country’s tourism industry, says Minister of Tour...
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PETALING JAYA: A political analyst said a Sarawak state minister was justified in lashing out at the Pakatan Harapan-led federal government over insufficient coverage of state programmes by Radio Tele...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister today lashed out at the Pakatan Harapan government, saying it was behind a decision by state broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia not to give coverage to state programmes.
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KUCHING, May 7 — With just two days more to its first anniversary in power, Pakatan Harapan (PH) is performing poorly as a federal government, Sarawak Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and S...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister today chided Violet Yong (DAP-Pending) for saying numerous complaints had been posted against the Matang Wildlife Centre by tourists on Trip Advisor.
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KUCHING, May 7 — Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah issued an apology in the state legislative assembly today after the Pakatan Harapan (PH) fe...
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KOTA KINABALU: Dive instructors and tourism players in the world-renowned Mabul and Sipadan Islands off Sabah’s Semporna district will be questioned following a tourist’s discovery of butchered sharks recently.
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KOTA KINABALU: A foreign tourist diving in Sabah waters was shocked to find butchered hammerhead sharks recently.
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KOTA KINABALU: A foreign tourist who has been diving in Sabah waters multiple times was shocked by the sight of butchered hammerhead sharks recently.
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KOTA KINABALU (May 3): A resort city, costing RM5 billion, will be developed in Lokawi here, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU (May 2): A resort city, costing RM5 billion, will be developed in Lokawi here, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Afdal.
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KUCHING, April 30 ― DAP’s Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei was suspended for 12 months from today by the Sarawak State Assembly for breaching parliamentary privileges by accusing the Speaker of ...
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KUCHING: DAP's Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei has been suspended from the Sarawak Legislative Assembly for a year for making unparliamentary remarks against the Speaker.
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PETALING JAYA: Two senior PBB leaders have criticised finance minister Lim Guan Eng for an additional RM42 million allocation to help rubber smallholders in Sabah, saying that aid should also be given...
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KUCHING, April 27 — Hundreds of Steven Seagal’s fans flocked to the Old Court House, here today to meet the Hollywood action star during a meet and greet session.
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KUCHING (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah went on a walkabout at the India Street Pedestrian Mall here Thursday (April 25).
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PUTRAJAYA, April 24 — Culture, Arts and Tourism Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi has squashed the idea of holding a Doraemon exhibition as part of the promotion for Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 202...
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KOTA KINABALU: Deputy chief minister Datuk Christina Liew (pix) denied the termination of service for Sabah Tourism general manager (STB), Suzaini Sabdin Ghani was politically motivated.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 20 — Deputy chief minister Datuk Christina Liew denied the termination of service for Sabah Tourism general manager (STB) Suzaini Sabdin Ghani on political issues.
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The Sabah government, in collaboration with the relevant departments, plantation owners and stakeholders, has agreed to form the 'Green Food Corridor' in several areas in Kinabatangan to provide a saf...
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KOTA KINABALU: Studies have confirmed that the Sumatran rhinoceros is effectively extinct in the wild after they were no longer sighted in Sabah, says state Tourism, Culture and Environ­ment Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Harvest and Folklore Festival will be held from April 26 to 28 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong near here and will complement the ongoing Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC)....
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Japan has launched an emergency inspection of all cultural heritage sites after a huge fire ravaged the iconic Notre-Dame cathedral, reported the Sputnik news agency, quoting Japanese Chief Cabinet S...
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SHAH ALAM (April 16): The people should welcome and give their full support to the government’s efforts to save RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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SHAH ALAM (April 15): The people should welcome and give their full support to the Government’s efforts to save RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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SHAH ALAM, April 15 — The people should welcome and give their full support to the government’s efforts in saving RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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KOTA BARU: Kelantan National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) will hold a Syariah-compliant Mak Yong dance performance on April 25 in conjunction with the Seni @ Kelantan programme.
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SEREMBAN, April 11 — Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun today, denied that the Pilah State Assemblyman Mohamad Nazaruddin Sabtu, 62, is currently critically ill, as viralled on social media.
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KUCHING: A state minister has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s sincerity in helping Sarawak students after it turned down an offer of a RM1 billion loan to repair dilapidated schools...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi has clarified that the departure levy, which will come into force on June 1 this year, will only be applicable to ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A module and four board games on marine environmental education have been produced to educate the public on the importance of marine life, said Sabah Assistant Tourism, Culture and Envi...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has criticised DAP’s Dr Kelvin Yii for claiming that it is normal for the drafted bill of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to be disclosed only during the first r...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government has received RM2.58 million in tourism tax revenue which came into force on Aug 1, 2017, said State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim ...
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KUCHING, April 3 — The Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC), which was launched at the end of last year, has started to produce results as shown by the tourist arrivals registered in January this year, the ...
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KUCHING: Facilities at the Niah Caves near Miri will be improved to develop it into a leading tourism attraction.
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KUCHING: Associations can contribute to Sarawak's economy by holding their events in the state and bringing in delegates, says Datuk Abdul Rahman Karim Hamzah.
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KOTA KINABALU: The distribution of 50% of the 2018 tourism tax revenue amounting to RM12.67 million received by Sabah from the Federal Government will be used to boost the travel industry in the state...
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Unilever Foundry, Unilever’s global platform for partnering with the world’s best startups, has released new research in partnership with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), whi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The project to repair the piano owned by legendary entertainer, the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee still needs a fund of RM50,000, said National Archives Director-General Datuk Azem...
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KUCHING, March 19 — The Federal Communications and Multimedia Ministry is to ask Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Sarawak to explain an allegation that it is prohibited from providing coverage of eve...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak government directive stating that the word ‘state’ is to be dropped in all official government affairs with immediate effect was not true, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Aba...
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KOTA BARU: Kelantan has set up a special committee to study whether every aspect of the “Mak Yong” art form is syariah-compliant, said a state executive councillor (exco).
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KOTA BHARU: Kelantan has set up a special committee to study whether every aspect of the ‘Mak Yong’ art form is shariah-compliant, said a state executive councillor.
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RAWANG: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Ministry plans to export a record RM350 million worth of frozen durian pulp and paste to China this year, weighing up to 223,716 metric tonnes, accord...
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MARCH 6 — The response by Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi’s as to whether Malaysia is safe country for the LGBT community has made Malaysia a laughing stock.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is seeing a dip in Japanese tourist arrivals due to a recent travel advisory for them to avoid the east coast area for security reasons.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is seeing a dip in Japanese tourist arrivals due to a travel advisory by the Japanese government to avoid the east coast Sabah for security reasons.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mohamaddin Ketapi withdrew a RM80,000 allocation that he had previously announced for the repair works in hall in Semenyih, as he says it...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tourism authorities here have yet to finalise their preparations with the private sector to welcome next year’s Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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The UK Parliament will hold an inquiry regarding gaming disorder and addictive immersive technologies on Feb 27, according to its official government website.
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KOTA KINABALU: Operators of roadside zoos must adhere to the terms and conditions set by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD), says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KUCHING: A DAP assemblyman has asked Sarawak state assembly Speaker Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar to step down after he was referred to the committee of privileges for allegedly challenging the spea...
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Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news, the abuse of users' data and the bullying of smaller firms, British lawmakers said on Dec 18.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew has urged relevant authorities to raid eateries serving Sunda pangolin meat as a way of preventing the potential extinction of these scaly anteaters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering, attended by the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa here, today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering to celebrate alongside the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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KUCHING: Sarawak is confident the diversity of its ethnic groups and culture will help to promote the local fashion industry globally.
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KUCHING: Sarawak hopes to get the famous Niah Caves in the state listed as a Unesco world heritage site in less than five years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — The World Photography Organisation has shortlisted four Malaysians for their outstanding work for this year’s Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world’s most acclaim...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 4 — The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will step up cooperation with local craft traders to market their products online in a bid to help them expand their business glob...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government says it will provide assistance to those affected by the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision to bar Malaysia from hosting a swim meet which became emb...
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KOTA BARU: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has set aside RM500 million for a Handicraft and Homestay Loan Scheme to support the handicraft and homestay industries this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak stands to lose an estimated RM5 million after it was stripped of its rights to host an international swim meet as a result of Putrajaya’s decision to ban Israeli athletes in t...
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KUCHING • Sarawak stands to lose some RM5 million (S$1.65 million), by conservative estimates, after Malaysia was stripped of the rights to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships last Sunda...
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism industry players in Sabah have been urged to step up their game following the resumption of the Electronic Travel Registration and Information (eNTRI) service for Chinese and Indian tourists.
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KUCHING: Sarawak's state government on Monday (Jan 28) expressed disappointment over the International Paralympics Committee's (IPC) decision to strip Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world ...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: All decisions pertaining to the appointment of Penang Acting PKR Chairman recently were made based on the party constitution, according to Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament Nurul Izz...
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All decisions pertaining to the appointment of Penang acting PKR chairperson recently were made based on the party constitution, according to Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is planning to make the state more accessible for elderly tourists and tourists with disabilities, says state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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NEW DELHI (Jan 24): Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister...
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NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister of Touri...
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A Penang PKR division chief has expressed sadness over the disappointment felt by former state party chairperson Mansor Othman, who claimed the recent committee meeting was not conducted properly.
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KOTA KINABALU, Jan 15 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew has urged the authorities to step up security measures at all the residential areas, in the wake of the kidnapping incident i...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jan 13 — Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has been appointed acting chairman of Penang PKR, taking over from Permatang Pauh Member of Parliamen...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM : Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has been appointed acting chairman of Penang PKR, taking over from Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament Nurul Iz...
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LANGKAWI, Jan 13 — The government has urged state tourism bodies and the private sector to join tourism promotion programmes in Germany this March.
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PUTRAJAYA : Malaysia today extended an invitation to Japan to participate in two international conferences namely the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture as well as the World Tourism Conference which...
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 12 — Malaysia today extended an invitation to Japan to participate in two international conferences namely the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture as well as the World Tourism Confer...
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KOTA KINABALU: Changes are being made to the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) entry points to facilitate the journey of tourists especially from China, who makes up the largest percentage of arrivals to the state.
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KOTA KINABALU, Jan 11 ― The Sabah government is reviewing the mega project proposed by the previous administration to develop the popular Tanjung Aru beachside before it decides whether to continue ...
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KOTA KINABALU, Jan 11 — A photograph of a man walking along the street completely naked in Penampang has gone viral, just days after a picture emerged of a couple frolicking topless at a fountain he...