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...
Can cocoa regain its shine?
MALAYSIA once had a thriving cacao plantation sector. But over the years, other crops have taken over its place as a main source of agricultural products including rubber, oil palm and, now, durian.
Sandakan remembers Death March prisoners of war
SANDAKAN, Aug 15 — A Sabah minister today called for the lessons learned from wars and the Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches of 74 years ago be passed on to future generations as a reminder that no one b...
Eight arrested for possessing illegal firearms in Ranau
KOTA KINABALU: A gunsmith with over 20 years of experience and a soldier were among eight people held for possessing homemade firearms and bullets in Ranau district.Sabah deputy police commissioner Datuk Zaini Jass said the suspects, aged between 30 and 80, included sellers and suppliers of the illegal firearms. They were picked up in raids on Aug 6 and 7, he added.
Eight detained in Ranau over homemade firearms
KOTA KINABALU: Police in Sabah have apprehended eight individuals including four senior citizens, who are believed to be involved in making and purchasing homemade firearms on Aug 6 and 7.
Who is on whose side?
PETALING JAYA: The feud between the two major factions in PKR has spilled out in the open but who is on whose side is still open to debate.
Child marriages still exists in Sabah
RANAU, July 9 — There are a handful of community in Sabah who are still practicing the marriage of their children who are below 18 years old despite the law forbidding them to do so, said Assistan...
A house that keeps Lotud culture alive
TUARAN: In her quest to preserve the customs and traditions of her ethnic heritage, a Dusun Lotud woman has built a traditional house that will allow visitors to stay overnight and embrace the community’s rich culture.
Is more mining good for Sabah?
KOTA KINABALU: A civil society group yesterday urged Mineral and Geoscience Department Director General Effendi Abdullah Azizi to reconsider his suggestion that the Sabah government should issue mor...
NGOs: Stop mining in Sabah
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah conservationists are strongly against extraction of natural resources in the state.
Aussie PM and his Sabah link
The Sandakan Death March is Australia’s lost World War II history that should not be forgotten.
THE Australian Prime Minister, whose conservative coalition recently won a “miracle” upset in t...
New hostel allows more climbers on Kinabalu
RANAU (Bernama): The number of people allowed to climb Mount Kinabalu has been increased to 165 a day with the opening of two new accommodation blocks, named Mokodau and Kinateki, at Panalaban Tuesday (April 2).