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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...
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If there is one valuable lesson Sabah and Sarawak have learnt post-GE14, it is a lesson in courtship.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today sought to provide clarity over the amount of money owed to the federal government by Sarawak after a prolonged public spat with the state go...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 8): The allegation of the Sarawak State government that the Federal government has paid the tourism tax for 2018 to Sabah is untrue because no State has received the revenue to date, sa...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak DAP leader has defended the finance ministry over its proposed payment of 50% share of the tourism tax revenue to the states.
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KUCHING (Jan 8): There is no discrimination practised by the Finance Ministry in the sharing of tourism tax revenue with Sabah, Sarawak and other States in Malaysia, said DAP Sarawak chairman Chong Ch...
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KUCHING, Jan 8 — Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen today assured that he will take it up with the Finance Ministry if the state government does not receive its share of tourism tax revenue withi...
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The fact that the Sabah government says it too has not received tourism tax revenue shows that the federal government does not discriminate against any states, including Sarawak, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUCHING, Jan 8 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng owes Sarawakians an apology for misleading Malaysians about the arrears owed by the state to Putrajaya, a local political party leader said today.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Wildlife Department has been instructed to investigate a picture of a child riding a sea turtle, Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah Christina Liew said on Monday (Jan 7).
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The Sarawak government has been repaying its loans to the federal government in accordance with its repayment schedule, the Sarawak Chief Minister’s office said in a statement today.
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KUCHING, Jan 7 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari today said that Sarawak has been repaying its federal loans on time, based on schedules as stipulated in the agreement between the state a...
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KUALA LUMPUR : Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture secretary-general, Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah, said the smoking ban which was imposed on restaurants beginning Jan 1 will not be an issue for the 28.1...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has yet to receive its 50% share of the tourism tax revenue from the Federal government, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KOTA KINABALU : Roasted durians have become a major draw at the Jalan Gaya Food Night Market here which is a popular tourist spot.
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today accused the Sarawak government of claiming innocence after making a “false claim” concerning the tourism tax.
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KOTA KINABALU (Jan 7): Sabah ’s decision to postpone the smoking ban at all eateries in the state has become the benchmark for the state government in exercising its right to make decisions based ...
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PETALING JAYA: A Sarawak minister has hit out at Lim Guan Eng after the finance minister demanded the state to repay its RM2.5 billion debt before asking for a share of the revenue from the tourism ta...
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KUCHING, Jan 6 — Sarawak Tourism, Culture, Arts, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Karim Rahman Hamzah today urged Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to settle the tourism tax revenue owed to the state.
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KOTA KINABALU: A photograph of a protected sea turtle being sat on and its head stepped on, most likely taken on a boat, is making its rounds in the social media.
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KOTA KINABALU, Jan 6 — Sabah’s decision to postpone the smoking ban at all eateries in the state has become the benchmark for the state government in exercising its right to make decisions based o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today rubbished Sarawak leaders' accusation that the federal government had distributed proceeds of tourism tax collected to the state of Sabah, and...
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak should repay the federal government its RM2.5 billion debt before demanding its share of RM2.7 million in tourism tax revenue, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Finance Ministry has slammed Sarawak's Tourism Minister over allegations that the federal government has distributed the tourism tax revenue to Sabah but not Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 — Sarawak should settle its RM2.5 billion debt with Putrajaya before accusing it of marginalising the Borneo state by refusing its RM2.7 million share in tourism tax revenue, Lim...
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KOTA KINABALU : Sabah’s decision to postpone the smoking ban at all eateries in the state has become the benchmark for the state government in exercising its right to make decisions based on local g...
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Sabah’s decision to postpone the smoking ban at all eateries in the state has become the benchmark for the state government in exercising its right to make decisions based on local government ordina...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 ― The federal government owes Sarawak RM2.7 million in tourism tax revenue from September 2017, the state’s Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim ...
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KOTA KINABALU: More immigration officers should be deployed at the Tawau airport especially during the arrival of scheduled flights from Kuala Lumpur.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah health authorities are defying the state government’s order to put the smoking ban at eateries on hold.
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KOTA KINABALU (Jan 2): Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew will bring to the State Cabinet meeting the issue of the temporary closure of the online visa application (eNTRI) starting on Ja...
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KOTA KINABALU : Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew will bring to the State Cabinet meeting the issue of the temporary closure of the online visa application (eNTRI) starting on Jan 1, 20...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 2): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has acknowledged a major failing of the Malays is their unwillingness to work hard, which has led to a continued dependency on government a...
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The game industry in Malaysia will see a boost in 2019 if all ourlocal game developers are as enthusiastic as this bunch.
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KOTA KINABALU, Dec 29 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail tonight officiated at the national-level 2018 Christmas Open House here that drew over 15,000 people who celebrated ...
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KUCHING, Dec 29 — State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Karim Rahman Hamzah today said he is confident that Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) will help bring in more tourists to Sa...