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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah assistant finance minister Ramlee Marahaban has filed a second suit against two security forces personnel, claiming they had abused their powers.
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's dusk-to-dawn sea curfew will be extended for another two weeks until June 10, says Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah.
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SEMPORNA, May 24 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal vows to bring positive change to Sabah as entrusted by the people despite the condemnations and criticisms he and the state gover...
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SEMPORNA: Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today slammed certain political groups using the month of Ramadan to spread lies against the Warisan-led Sabah government.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 22 — There is no evidence to back claims that a scientific research method has led to turtle deaths in Pulau Mabul waters off Semporna, according to Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Da...
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KOTA KINABALU: There is no evidence to back claims that a scientific research method has led to turtle deaths in Pulau Mabul waters off Semporna, according to Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christi...
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KOTA KINABALU: Researchers here have promised to use safer and better methods when tagging turtles in waters off Semporna to better protect these endangered sea creatures.
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SANDAKAN, May 21 — Fifteen vessels have been ordered to be deployed by the Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) Markas Wilayah Laut 2 (Mawilla 2) in eastern Sabah waters for tighter security during the Hari ...
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BELURAN: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) has detained 10 illegal immigrants in a special operation carried out at the road check point (RCP) near here last Friday.
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FEATURE | Unggun’s family lives in a traditional Bajau Laut houseboat in Semporna, a coastal town in Sabah.
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FEATURE | As early as the 15th century, the Bajau Laut moved around freely in the Sulu Zone – the area around the Sulu Sea and Celebes Sea – until the concept of national borders came into being.
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KOTA KINABALU: A roundtable discussion will be held soon with scientists involved in turtle-tagging programmes in Sabah.Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga said all the people involved, especially those researching turtles in Mabul off Semporna district, must be present.
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KOTA KINABALU: The establishment of PPBM in Sabah is well under way with appointment letters handed over to 25 pro tem division chiefs yesterday.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia has named its 25 protem division chiefs.
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KOTA KINABALU: A roundtable discussion will be held soon with scientists and researchers involved in turtle-tagging programmes in Sabah, says state Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga.
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KOTA KINABALU: Professional divers in Semporna are concerned with the “lift bag” method used by certain researchers to tag turtles in waters off Mabul island.
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KOTA KINABALU: Professional divers in Semporna are concerned about the methods used by certain researchers to tag turtles in waters off Mabul Island.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih has urged the Sabah government to take the lead in the deepening of democracy by reinstituting elections for village authorities and local councils.
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SEMPORNA: Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong said.
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SEMPORNA: Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be engaging in abuse of power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Jaujan Sambakong said ...
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Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Jaujan Sambakong said today.
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SEMPORNA, May 12 — Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Samba...
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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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KINABATANGAN, May 11 — The wait by the residents of five villages in Tongod to own their land was finally over when they received the individual native titles from Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mo...
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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: Sabah’s dusk-to-dawn sea curfew which ends today (May 10) will be extended for another two weeks until May 26 (Sunday), says Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah.
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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 Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) said the development in Sandakan would focus on the timber-based manufacturing industry to provide job opportunities to the locals.
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TAWAU: The Marine Police here foiled an attempt to smuggle fuel to the Philippines with the arrest of two local men caught with 30 barrels of petrol in Pulau Kalapuan waters, near here, yesterday.
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SANDAKAN: The implementation of the dusk-to-dawn curfew four years ago in the east coast of Sabah will be reviewed, says Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Tawau, Sabah is looking for a family of five to facilitate in a bribery case.
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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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SANDAKAN: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) will be restructured to further enhance security on the east coast of Sabah, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said.
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SANDAKAN, May 6 — The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) will be restructured to further enhance security on the east coast of Sabah, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said.
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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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A foreign tourist who has been diving in Sabah waters multiple times was shocked by the sight of butchered hammerhead sharks recently.The tourist, Gareth Jones, who recorded the sighting while diving...
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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: 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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KUALA LUMPUR (May 1): Several road stretches of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak which have been upgraded from two-lane dual carriageway to four-lane dual carriageway will be opened to the public in ...
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SANDAKAN: A tour operator wants to see the new Sandakan MP focusing on niche markets and adopt a different approach from existing methods to promote tourism here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Several road stretches of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak which have been upgraded from two-lane dual carriageway to four-lane dual carriageway will be opened to the public ...
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PARLIAMENT | Several road alignments at the Pan-Borneo Highway in Sarawak, which has been upgraded from a two-lane dual carriageway to a four-lane dual carriageway, will be opened to the public in Jul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Several road alignments at the Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak which has been upgraded from a two-lane dual carriageway to a  four-lane dual carriageway will be opened to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has recorded statements from two people for allegedly posting insulting comments on Prophet Muhammad and his wife, as well a...
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The Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) recorded statements from two people for allegedly posting insulting comments on Prophet Muhammad and his wife, as well as Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have detained two individuals for uploading offensive material on Facebook about the Prophet Muhammad, his wife...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has questioned two people who allegedly insulted the Prophet Muhammad, his wife Aisyah, and the sanctity of Islam on their Facebook pages.
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SEMPORNA, April 27 — The Regatta Lepa water festival in Semporna will be held on a much bigger scale in the future, said Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong.
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SEMPORNA: The Sabah police are closely monitoring the east coast of Sabah, especially Tawau and Sandakan, which are considered to be transit locations for Daesh militants and smuggling of drugs before...
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SEMPORNA: The government will recognise all cultural dances, games and ethnic instruments in Sabah in an effort to safeguard the country’s well-being, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafi...
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The government will recognise all cultural dances, games and ethnic instruments in Sabah in an effort to safeguard the country’s well-being, says Sabah Chief Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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SEMPORNA, April 27 — The government will recognise all cultural dances, games and ethnic instruments in Sabah in an effort to safeguard the country’s well-being, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Se...
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TAWAU: A 44-year-old motorcyclist was accidentally run over by an oil tanker driven by his older brother at Batu 6, Jalan Apas here.
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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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KOTA KINABALU, April 24 ― Tourism Malaysia Chairman Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau today said the inclusion of Sabah’s east coast in the US “K” list travel advisory for potential kidnappings, has...
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KOTA KINABALU: The exploitation of children by irresponsible persons involved in drug distribution must be stopped, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman.
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KOTA KINABALU: An academic today advised the government to issue birth certificates to all children regardless of citizenship status as one way to address the problem of stateless people in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 24 — The exploitation of children by irresponsible persons involved in drug distribution must be stopped, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman.
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KOTA KINABALU: Drug dealers are exploiting children as more crackdowns on drug offenders are conducted nationwide.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah assistant finance minister Ramlee Marhaban has filed a defamation suit against Joint Task Force 2 (ATB2) commander Brig Gen Zarondin Amin and a media company following the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A former assistant state minister is suing an army general for libel following news reports that he was detained on suspicion of being an armed intruder in waters off Semporna in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 23 — Former Umno state assistant minister Datuk Ramlee Marahaban is suing the State army general for defamation after the latter issued a statement and photographs of the “arr...
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SEMPORNA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained two men last night in the waters off Pulau Bum Bum near here, after they tried to smuggle out 150 barrels of petrol to the Philippin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal hopes that The United States will remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list of potential kidnapping in the state’s east coas...
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KOTA KINABALU: Anyone with information on the incident where a diving instructor allegedly groped two tourists in Semporna are urged to lodge a police report.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry (KePKAS) will take harsh action against a scuba diving operator in Semporna if allegations of sexual assault by one of its instructors are proven true.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former assistant minister held up at sea on suspicion of armed intrusion on Thursday takes his hat off to the Malaysian security forces patrolling the waters between Sabah and the Philippines.
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TWO women from Shenzhen, China, claimed they were groped by their scuba diving instructor during their visit to Semporna, Sabah, last month.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 12 — A former state assistant minister and several of his family members who were detained by Malaysian security forces yesterday in the waters off Sabah’s east coast said tha...
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KOTA KINABALU: A former state assistant minister and several of his family members were intercepted in Sabah's high-security Semporna waters after authorities suspected they were intruders.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former assistant minister Ramlee Marhaban has dismissed reports that he and four of his friends were arrested for trying to sneak into Malaysian waters near Mataking Island in Semporna ...
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SEMPORNA, April 11 — The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) through the Joint Task Force 2 (JTF 2) detained a boat ferrying five men with two firearms and live ammunitions entering the waters of Pulau Mat...
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KOTA KINABALU: Putrajaya’s promise to Sabah, including the 40% federal revenue and 20% oil royalties, is still on the table despite failure to push through the amendment to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will continue to pursue the state rights guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU (April 10): The dusk-to dawn curfew in the waters of seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which ends tomorrow, has been extended to April 26, Sabah police commiss...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 10 — The dusk-to dawn curfew in the waters of seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) which ends tomorrow, has been extended to April 26, Sabah police commi...
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The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is not a social contract but a United Nations-recognised international document for the formation of Malaysia and should not be viewed lightly, said Sabah Chief Mini...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 9 — The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is not a social contract but a United Nations-recognised international document for the formation of Malaysia and should not be viewed lig...
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SEMPORNA, April 7 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is committed to bring in more foreign investors to provide employment opportunities in two years.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong lost to a political secretary to the chief minister in the contest to become the Batu Sapi Warisan division chief yesterday.
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SEMPORNA: Warisan will help ensure victory for the DAP candidate contesting on behalf of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election in May, Warisan president Shafie Apdal said.
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SEMPORNA: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) will help ensure victory for Pakatan Harapan (PH) from DAP in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election in May, said Warisan president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal...
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SEMPORNA, April 7 ― Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) will help ensure victory for Pakatan Harapan (PH) from DAP in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election in May, said Warisan president Datuk Seri Mohd ...
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SEMPORNA: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal will be meeting DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng on Monday (April 8) to discuss the candidate and preparations for the Sandakan by-election.
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SEMPORNA: The Parti Warisan Sabah-led state government will continue to work with the Pakatan Harapan federal government, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: As many as 30,000 to 40,000 people attended the launching of Sabah PPBM today at a new shopping mall in Penampang, about 10km from here.
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KOTA KINABALU: The federal government has allocated more than RM1 billion for the entire physical project of the Home Ministry’s agencies and departments across Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU: The federal government has allocated more than RM1 billion for various home ministry projects for agencies and departments across Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 6 — The federal government has allocated more than RM1 billion for the entire physical project of the Home Ministry’s agencies and departments across Sabah.
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Semporna Tourism Association chairperson Jamilah Ang has urged tourists visiting islands in Semporna to only book licensed tours and vessel.This was in light of videos of a boat fire circulating on so...
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourists visiting islands in Semporna are advised to only book licensed tours and vessels following a recent incident where some Malaysians from the peninsula were hurt in a boat fire.
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KOTA KINABALU: Its logo depicts a mean looking pirate wearing goggles but dive centre, Pirate Divers, is working towards dispelling perceptions that Lahad Datu is a danger zone.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal has urged Petronas to focus more of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes in the state on directly benefiting deserving Sabahans.
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KOTA KINABALU: Six water treatment plants in Sabah's east coast of Tawau and Semporna have reached critical levels while rainfall over the week has brought relief in other areas of the state hit by the dry spell.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today confirmed reports that the project delivery partner (PDP) model for the Pan Borneo Highway will be dropped.
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KOTA KINABALU (March 19): Sabah will host the country's first “water village” unit, reported Free Malaysia Today (FMT) today.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah fire and rescue department will have Malaysia’s first “water village” unit, in Semporna, this year.