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Hasanuddin (holding microphone) giving his speech at the event.
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KOTA KINABALU: Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which ends tomorrow, has been extended until July 10.
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Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) which ends tomorrow, has been extended until July 10.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 24 — Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which ends tomorrow, has been extended until July 10.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been urged to embark on a biodiesel plan following the federal government’s decision to use B20 biodiesel for motor vehicles from next year.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 19 ― The authorities are treating the armed abduction of 10 Bajau Laut fishermen off Lahad Datu on the Sabah east coast as a kidnap-for-ransom despite not receiving any notice fr...
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KOTA KINABALU: PBS Youth has lodged a police report against a Warisan youth leader, claiming his Facebook comments on the illegal immigrant issue in Sabah, and which targeted opposition cybertroopers,...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government will continue to ensure sustainable development for the state’s urban and rural areas with full utilisation of resources towards spurring economic growth.
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Shafie and Miao lead their delegations during the discussion at the Chief Minister’s office on Thursday.
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KOTA KINABALU (June 13): Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal expects the discussions between local companies in Sabah and Chinese investors during the Malaysia-China Smart Manufacturing Roundt...
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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...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah conservationists are strongly against extraction of natural resources in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territory Ministry is willing to look into the possibility of having a Borneo Street here to help promote products from Sabah and Sawarak, its minister Khalid Samad said toda...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan is worried over the recent spate of crimes involving foreigners, in particular illegal immigrants.
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KOTA KINABALU: An opposition leader here has called for authorities to take pro-active action following a recent spike in incidents involving illegal immigrants.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will not give up on attempts to collaborate with Indonesia in Sumatran rhino conservation efforts despite failed past endeavours.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former banker has come out in support of a Sabah state government decision that has stymied a proposed takeover of Sabah Forest Industries (SFI), which is Malaysia’s largest integra...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s adviser on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) claims that the state could be losing up to RM5 billion a year due to a breach in the accord.
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KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew paid tribute today to the victims of the Double Six plane crash of 1976, the full report of which remains classified 43 years later.
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KOTA KINABALU: The appointment of a naturalised Sabahan as one of six nominated assemblymen by Chief Minister Shafie Apdal is seen as a deviation from the original purpose of the posts by the United S...
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KOTA KINABALU: The appointment of DAP's Penang-born Loh Ee Eng as a state-nominated assemblyman has met with more flak, with opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah describing it as a "dangerous precedent".
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Sarawakians have been warned that a non-native state chief minister may be appointed if they back ‘outside' parties such as DAP and PKR in the coming state election.
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KUCHING, June 4 — Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) warned Sarawakians that a non-native may eventually become the state’s chief minister if they back “outside” parties in the next state ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew will lead a delegation from Sabah to Jakarta to resume talks on the possibility of breeding the nation’s last Sumatran rhino through advanced repr...
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KOTA KINABALU: There is nothing in the state constitution stating that only those born in Sabah are allowed to be nominated as assemblymen.
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PENAMPANG: Religious extremism and racism in a diverse society like Sabah must be rejected, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Joseph Pairin Kitingan, the paramount head of the Kadazandusun Murut (KDM) community, says he welcomes any move to reunite the community which he admits has been torn apart by political...
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KOTA KINABALU: Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) has the ability to be a catalyst for unity because it is celebrated by everyone in Sabah, regardless of race or religion, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Angry internet users have tracked down what are believed to be the social media accounts of two men suspected of robbing and murdering a Grab car driver, which have seen a flood of heat...
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah grassroots movement has given red marks to the Warisan-led state government, describing it as a continuation of the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) rule and claiming it has not l...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Environmental Protection Association (Sepa) has raised concern that Putrajaya may ignore public opinion and disregard due process in its determination to mine for coal in Saba...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are investigating the alleged illegal registration of immigrants applying to be Malaysian citizens.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman has slammed Warisan over the illegal immigrant issue in the state, saying it should look for credible solutions instead of blaming the previous adm...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah should be looking for credible solutions to the issue of illegal immigrants in the state, instead of accusing the previous Barisan Nasional administration for the problem, says Tan Sri Musa Aman.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 27 — Former chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman denied today giving Malaysian identity cards to undocumented immigrants, telling his successor to look for credible solutions instead ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are investigating allegations of illegal immigrants being given Malaysian citizenship registration forms.
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The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone), which ends today, has been extended to June 10.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 26 — Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends today, has been extended to June 10.
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GEORGE TOWN: Sabah hopes the Federal Government will gazette Pes­ta Kaamatan and Sarawak’s Gawai Dayak as national public holidays.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — The issue of the expensive flight tickets to Sabah will be discussed with Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook next week, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mo...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah today urged the state government to continue the previous administration’s efforts to stop illegal immigrants from obtaining Malaysian citizenship.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) chief Jeffrey Kitingan told Warisan to stop blaming the previous administration for the illegal immigrant problem in Sabah.
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DAP should stop pursuing its Malaysian Malaysia concept which seeks equal rights for all, as it is not possible to be implemented in Malaysia, said Mohamed Khaled Nordin.
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TAWAU (May 23): The issue over high price of flight tickets to Sabah especially from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau, will be forwarded to the Minister in-charge, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk M...
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KUDAT (May 23): The Sabah Government has postponed with immediate effect the charging of assessment on palm oil processing plants, including those that plan to invest in the State.
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LETTER | While both Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng have screamed that Malaysia’s debt is purportedly at RM1 trillion, yet online portals have reported that the...
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KOTA KINABALU: In May every year, Sabahans celebrate the harvest festival known as Pesta Kaa­matan.
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KOTA KINABALU: In May every year, Sabahans celebrate the harvest festival known as Kaamatan, with the grandest located at the Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) compound in Penampang, which this year has drawn the ire of nearby residents.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah has urged the state government to take over the task of running the education system in Sabah from the federal government without delay.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal and his wife Datin Seri Shuryani Shuaib have extended their wishes to Buddhists celebrating Wesak Day in Sabah and the whole country.
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When non-Sabahans attempt to borrow expressions derived from the culture in Sabah, Sabahans tend to be critical over the authenticity of certain terms.  BOS and bosku, what is the difference?
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KOTA KINABALU: Celebrity chef Datuk Fazley Yaakob was the beau of the ball at the Promenade Café here, as fans and inquisitive patrons took turns to take photos with the award-winning restaurateur and entertainer.
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YOURSAY | ‘Racial polarisation is deep-seated in the peninsula, not so in Sabah.’ National implications of the Sandakan by-election The Wakandan: The different by-election results in Rantau and Sa...
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LETTER | We are deeply disturbed by the continuing spate of public statements issued by various state government leaders expressing concern on the so-called plight of foreigners in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 14 ― Sabahans are divided on positive changes the ruling Warisan-led state government has made to their lives since being voted into power 12 months ago.
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THE DAP’s thumping victory in last Saturday’s Sandakan parliamentary by-election was a shot in the arm for Pakatan Harapan (PH) and the Sabah state government, says political commentator Tang Ah C...
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Many local phrases originating from the state are gaining traction in the peninsula.
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SANDAKAN (May 10): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal made the last call on voters to give their support to the DAP candidate in the Sandakan by-election polling starting at 7.30am tomo...
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LETTER | The reputation of a so-called 'legal eagle' has crashed because of the impression given that he is arrogant.
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight tried to endear himself even further with people here, telling them he was the prime minister who cared the most for Sabahans and even now.
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal made the last call on voters to give their support to the DAP candidate in the Sandakan by-election polling starting at 7.30am to...
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KOTA KINABALU: Every Ramadan, the Church of Mary Immaculate, a Roman Catholic church, in Bukit Padang near here will open its gates to allow Muslims and non-Muslims alike to park there before buying food and drinks from nearby bazaars.
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SANDAKAN: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak wa received by an ecstatic crowd at his first ceramah in support of Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen Friday (May 10) in a bid to defeat DAP in the Sandakan by-election. SANDAKAN: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak wa received by an ecstatic crowd at his first ceramah in support of Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen Friday (May 10) in a bid to defeat DAP in the Sandakan by-election.
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Parti Bersatu Sabah candidate Datuk Linda Tsen made her first public campaign speech last night, two nights before polling day, amid a show of unity among Opposition leaders.
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KOTA KINABALU: DAP today slammed Umno vice-president Khaled Nordin over a social media post and said it was an attempt to bring race and religious-based politics into Sabah ahead of the Sandakan by-el...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Yong Teck Lee today told the Pakatan Harapan government it has one last chance to reduce fuel prices tomorrow, before the Sandakan by-election o...
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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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SANDAKAN, May 9 — Unfazed by Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s visit to Sandakan, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said he will not bar the former prime minister from entering Sabah to campaign in th...
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SANDAKAN: Sabah Progressive Party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee has urged Sandakan voters to reject the federal and state government's policy to recognise illegal immigrants in Sabah.
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SANDAKAN: After being charged with three counts of corruption, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin made his first appearance in the Sandakan by-election campaign to push for an upset over Pakatan Hara­pan in the DAP stronghold.
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SANDAKAN: As campaigning ent­ers its 10th day, locals who refer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak as “bossku” are now asking for the former prime minister’s presence in Sandakan.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KOTA KINABALU: A member of Sabah PPBM has urged the state government to be more open about the citizenship process and to be fair to Sabahans who are concerned about the government’s enthusiasm in l...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanahairku (STAR) fully supports Sulaman assemblyman Hajiji Noor’s concern with the state government’s “regularisation programme”to legalise the illegal immigra...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans are in for a gastronomic feast this harvest festival, as an open house - Moginakan Kaamatan - in Penampang promises both the popular dishes as well as the lesser known delicacies from communities in the deeper interiors.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 3 ― Sabahans, particularly the indigenous community, are very worried over how the Sabah government plans on handling the illegal immigrant problems in the state, Parti Pribumi Be...
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KUCHING: A SUPP assemblyman is disappointed that Sabahans are supporting the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government despite its “continuous U-turns” on promises made.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 2 — Kinabatangan MP Datuk Bung Moktar Radin’s arrest by anti-graft authorities was a tactic by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to tarnish Sabah Umno’s name, said the party...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno says the investigation into its chief Bung Moktar Radin comes as no surprise, adding that it has been the government’s trend to use the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission...
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PITAS: Pesta Kaamatan (harvest festival) has kicked off here with a magavau, a ceremony to appease the bambarayon (rice spirit).
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PITAS: The state-level Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) celebrations has kicked off with great fanfare at Dataran Bengkoka here on Wednesday (May 1).
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KOTA KINABALU: A PPBM member in Sandakan today defended DAP’s by-election candidate Vivian Wong who came under fire on social media over a recent clean-up session at a Muslim cemetery in the constit...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan has urged voters in Sandakan to reclaim the seat which he says rightfully belongs to a local-based party, ahead of the by-election there on May ...
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SANDAKAN: “Finish what you have started. And never give up.”
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Bersih 2.0 has reminded all political parties against campaigning unethically and committing electoral offences for the Sandakan by-election on May 11.
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KOTA KINABALU: Bersih 2.0 today launched a new campaign called Pemantau to encourage voters to make complaints on irregularities and cheating ahead of the Sandakan by-election next month.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has accused Putrajaya of neglecting development in the state following the announcement that 49 projects in Sandakan, Sabah, worth RM2.28 billion have been given the green ...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 25 — Curfew in the waters of seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) has been extended until May 11.
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MP SPEAKS | I read with amusement the various reasons popping up in the press and social media by GPS politicians, and supporters of GPS who have become "constitutional experts" overnight, on the amen...
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KOTA KINABALU: A shariah lawyer has taken former PPBM women’s chief Anina Saadudin to task for her criticism of a billboard in Sabah showing a Good Friday greeting for Christians, calling her commen...
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KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of Christian faithful filled churches in Sabah to celebrate Easter Sunday (April 21), which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter also marks the end of the Christian season of Lent.
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KOTA KINABALU: Every effort is being made to ensure Sabah's development is balanced with the preservation of its rich natural environment, says deputy Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majlis.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Dewan Rakyat speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin says it is a waste of time for the Sabah government to push for the constitutional amendment to Article 1(2) that aims to restore Sabah and Sarawak's status as equal partners in the Federation of Malaysia.
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KOTA KINABALU - Remarks by a prominent woman politician from Peninsula Malaysia over a Good Friday greeting in Sabah has drawn public ire, after she questioned the use of the large advertising board, ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) women's chief Anina Saadudin has drawn public ire after she questioned the use of billboards to convey well-wishes to Christians observing the Christian Holy Week in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former PPBM Women chief Anina Saadudin was roundly criticised by netizens, mostly from Sabah, after she questioned the use of billboards here to promote the Christian holy week of Easte...
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KOTA KINABALU: Opponents of coal-fired power stations have done a great disservice to the economy of Sabah, said Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Wilfred Madius Tangau.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah State Legislative Assembly has unanimously supported a motion to endorse an amendment to the Federal Constitution that will restore Sabah’s and Sarawak’s stat...
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KOTA KINABALU: Musa Aman today questioned if the Warisan-led government has the ability to undertake the construction of a railroad linking Kudat and Kota Kinabalu, as the former chief minister made h...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans are split over the Federal Constitution (Amendment) 2019 that was defeated at the Dewan Rakyat last week.