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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Tourism Policy (DPN) 2020-2030 to determine the strategic direction of the country’s tourism will be implemented next year, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Is...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The National Tourism Policy (DPN) 2020-2030 to determine the strategic direction of the country’s tourism will be implemented next year, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Az...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period from January to June this year, an increase of 6.8% from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding period last year.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 23 — Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period of January to June this year, an increase of 6.8 per cent from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding ...
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Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period of January to June this year, an increase of 6.8 percent from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding period last year.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has named Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah the new Second Finance Minister in a minor state Cabinet reshuffle.Uggah takes over the post from Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh, who resigned from the state Cabinet last month due to political differences.
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 22 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said today the state wants the formula for tourism sector returns to be reviewed after learning that the current calculations gav...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has announced a minor reshuffle of the state Cabinet, in line with the state's aim to achieve developed status by 2030.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism Malaysia has inked a deal with American travel company Expedia Group which will see both sides collaborate to boost tourism promotion to Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): Tourism Malaysia is partnering with global travel platform Expedia Group for two key tourism collaborations, in efforts to drive international tourist arrivals to Malaysia in the c...
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CANBERRA (Aug 20): Malaysia welcomes the review of the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) but any effort to do so, will only be considered after the negotiations on the Regional Comprehen...
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CANBERRA, Aug 20 – Malaysia welcomes the review of the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) but any effort to do so will only be considered after the negotiations on the Regional Comprehe...
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BANGKOK, Aug 20 ― A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom's moneymaking tourism machine even as the country hopes to welcome a record 40 million visitors b...
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Abdul Karim (seated, centre), Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Ministry Permanent Secretary Hii Chang Kee (seated third left) Sarawak Tourism Board chief executive officer Sharzede Salleh (sea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking (pix) will lead a trade and investment mission to Australia from Aug 19-23.
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PETALING JAYA: There will now be a greater emphasis on safety in recreational activities for tourists.
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Dr Mahathir (middle) fields questions from the media as (from right) Rafidah, Kamarudin, Loke and Fernandes look on.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 16): Domestic tourism recorded a growth of 10.9 percent in 2018 with 78.2 million tourists compared with 70.5 million in the previous year, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...
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TUMPAT, Aug 16 ― The existing unity between the Siamese and Malay communities in Kelantan has the potential to attract tourists to the state due to its uniqueness in terms of arts and culture, said ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): Domestic tourism recorded a growth of 10.9 percent in 2018 with 78.2 million tourists compared with 70.5 million in the previous year, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...
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PUTRAJAYA: Domestic tourism recorded a growth of 10.9 per cent in 2018 with 78.2 million tourists, compared to 70.5 million in the previous year, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamadd...
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PUTRAJAYA: There was a 10.9% increase in domestic tourists last year compared to the previous year, with Pahang topping other states, figures from the statistics department reveal.
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LAHAD DATU: Tourists visiting Sabah’s east coast will find it more comfortable as Lahad Datu airport will soon be upgraded, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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LAHAD DATU, Aug 11 — Tourists visiting Sabah’s east coast will find it more comfortable as Lahad Datu Airport will soon be upgraded, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi...
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Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi – Bernama file photo LAHAD DATU: Tourists visiting Sabah’s east coast will find it more comfortable as Lahad Datu Airport will soon be upgraded, says Tourism, Arts and Cul...
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 9): China’s recent economic slowdown has not seemed to curtail its citizens from holidaying abroad, and Malaysia has been one of the beneficiairies of it.
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The MACC has denied a report on Sabahkini2.com saying that the agency was investigating the secretary-general of a ministry.
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KUCHING: The upcoming departure levy for those travelling abroad from Malaysia is also applicable for land and sea exit points, says Sarawak’s Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul...
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PUTRAJAYA: Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak (pix) said today he is assisting the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in a probe and is not unde...
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Datuk Isham Ishak – Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak said today he is assisting the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (M...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak was called up by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today to have his statement recorded.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi on Wednesday confirmed that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had called the ministry’s secretary-general, Datuk Isham Ishak,...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak was called up by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today to have his statement recorded.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 7 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi confirmed the ministry’s secretary-general (KSU) Datuk Isham Ishak was called to testify to assist the investigation...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry secretary-general Isham Ishak (photo, above) was called in to give his statement to the MACC.
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Liew KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew said that the direct Guangzhou-Tawau flight has been postponed to January 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Despite the flight cancellation from Hong Kong following protesters holding a mass rally in the city, tourist arrivals to Malaysia have not been affected, said Tourism, Arts and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today publicly thanked the Raja Permaisuri Agong for her hard work in making a success of his installation as the 16th Yang di-Pe...
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The protests in Hong Kong will not affect tourists from the city coming to Malaysia and vice versa, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.READ MORE: https://www.thestar.com....
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Abdul Karim (centre) is joined by tour operators from China in this photo call.
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Latheefa Koya MELAKA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has mobilised its taskforce to investigate cases involving elements of manipulation and fraud disclosed in the latest Auditor-Gen...
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MELAKA, Aug 1 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has mobilised its task force to investigate cases involving elements of manipulation and fraud disclosed in the latest Auditor-General...
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Taiwan’s president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate coming presidential elections amid height...
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The visa on arrival (VOA) facility has been implemented at the Miri International Airport and Sungai Tujuh entry points, particularly for Chinese tourists and expatriates in Brunei coming into Malaysi...
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LANGKAWI (July 31): The Kedah government plans to build small jetties in Pulau Songsong, Pulau Telur and Pulau Bidan in Yan next year, to facilitate easy access to domestic and foreign tourists to t...
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah – File photo KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has dismissed ‘Sarawak for Sarawakians’ as the state’s clarion call, adding further that there was no “...
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JULY 31 — Our nation first took note of Datuk Haji Abdul Karim when he requested for the postponement of the tourism tax for Sabah and Sarawak which was to take effect on July 1, 2017.
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COLOMBO (July 30): Sri Lanka will offer free tourism visas on arrival to citizens of almost 50 countries, a government document showed on Tuesday, as it tries to woo back visitors after militant attac...
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JAKARTA: Indonesian tourists have become the third largest group of foreigners contributing to the Malaysian tourism industry after Singapore and China.
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JAKARTA, July 28 — Indonesian tourists have become the third largest group of foreigners contributing to the Malaysian tourism industry after Singapore and China.
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The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry plans to form a 'tourist police' team in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020 to enhance the security of tourists arriving in the country.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has introduced the "Muslim-Friendly Hotel Recognition" initiative, a form of accreditation which recognises syariah compliant accommodation for tourists.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Holidaymakers can now easily tailor their travel and vacation plans under a new platform launched by Malaysia Airlines.
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KUCHING: Sarawak's orchids can be commercialised for the international market, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The allegations that the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo was copied from other logos and that there is a grammatical error on the slogan, are baseless, according to Tourism, Arts...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Allegations that the Visit Truly Asia Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo was copied from other logos and that there is a grammatical error in the slogan are baseless, Tourism, Arts and Cu...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is offering the eggs of its last remaining female Sumatran rhino Iman for fertilisation with male rhinos from Indonesia, says Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The allegations that the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo was copied from another logo and that there is a grammatical error on the slogan, are baseless, said Tourism, Arts and Cu...
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The allegations that the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo was copied from other logo and that there is a grammatical error on the slogan, are baseless, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — The allegations that the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo was copied from other logo and that there is a grammatical error on the slogan, are baseless, said Tourism,...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is offering the eggs of its last remaining female Sumatran rhino Iman to be used for the fertilisation attempts with Indonesia's male rhino.
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SEPANG: The national flower – the bunga raya – and Sarawak’s mascot – the hornbill – take centrestage in the new Visit Malaysia 2020 logo.
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Dr Mahathir (on podium, eighth left) and airlines’ crew in a photo-call after the launch of Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign logo at KLIA.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Police have arrested a man suspected of driving his car in Pasir Gudang here with two boys riding outside on the boot, rear windscreen and on the car.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on Malaysians to make the “Visit Malaysia 2020” tourism promotion a national mission by telling and sharing the beauty, peace and wonde...
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SEPANG: The new Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020) logo was unveiled today by Prime Minster Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SEPANG (July 22): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the new Visit Malaysia (VM) 2020 campaign logo.
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Press Release by MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL ESTATE AGENTS AND CONSULTANTS (MIPEAC) Encouraging more foreigners to take up the MM2H (Malaysia My Second Home) programme and to invest in Malaysi...
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PETALING JAYA: The once crystal-clear waters of Lasir Waterfall is now full of mud allegedly due to logging activities, the Malaysian Nature Society has claimed.
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PETALING JAYA (July 20): The Malaysian Institute of Professional Estate Agents and Consultants (MIPEAC) says more foreigners should be encouraged to take up the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programm...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Chinese have taken to Malaysia in a big way.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Chinese have taken to Malaysia in a big way.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia desperately needs an integrated tourism plan rather than more taxes in its bid to promote tourism in the country, says Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.
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KUCHING: The just-concluded Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) from July 12-14 has racked in 23,650 visitors.
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Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi – Bernama file photo KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said museum entrance fees in the country need to be reviewed since its relati...
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said museum entrance fees in the country need to be reviewed since it is relatively low compared to other countries.
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today played down speculation that he could be appointed as the new Second Finance Minister after Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh annou...
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Mohamaddin (third right), Christina (second right), Assafal (third left) and other invited guests cutting a cake to mark Sabah Museum’s 54th anniversary yesterday.
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KOTA KINABALU: Diving areas need to be gazetted to ensure the tragedy that claimed the lives of three divers due to fish bombing would not repeat, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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PETALING JAYA: The financial management of the government improved significantly last year compared with 2017, according to the latest Auditor-General’s report.
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KOTA KINABALU: Diving spots need to be gazetted to ensure that there is no repeat of the recent tragedy that claimed the lives of three divers due to fish bombing.
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KOTA KINABALU: The entrance fees for Malaysian museums should be reviewed, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Labuan Corporation is currently opting to focus on the tourism sector as the main economic driver of the duty-free island to replace its dependency on the fluctuating oil a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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THE Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants the implementation of the departure levy to be delayed until after Visit Malaysia 2020, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts & Culture Ministry through its agency Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) has developed three initiatives for the sector for 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohammaddin Ketapi says he fully agrees with proposals by some quarters to postpone the implementation of the departure levy until the ...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 10): Tourism, Arts and Culture Deputy Secretary-General (Tourism), Datuk Haslina Abdul Hamid, said the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo and theme song will soon be launched with all tourism pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Padang Rengas MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz today described the appointment of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as the chairman of the Barisan Nasional...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Padang Rengas MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz today described the appointment of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak as the chairman of the Barisan Nasional’s Adv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eligible tourism players can now tap into the newly established Malaysia Tourism Promotion Fund (Gamelan Malaysia) to help boost the industry this year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Langkawi, Malaysia’s premier island resort, may have fallen victim to a cutback in spending on efforts to woo tourists.
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Christina KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew called for stricter penalty on those found involved in fish bombing activities.
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KOTA KINABALU • Malaysian police have launched a manhunt for those involved in the deaths of three divers in waters off Pulau Kalapuan in Sabah's diving haven of Semporna.
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The Queen (left), Fatimah (middle) and other dignitaries seen observing a specially weaved songket at the event.
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KOTA KINABALU: Both Federal and Sabah state level tourism ministers have condemned illegal fish bombing activities here after the death of three divers in waters off Semporna in Sabah's east coast on Friday (July 5).
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi has condemned fish bombing carried out by some fishermen and individuals in the country’s territorial waters.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 6 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew has urged local authorities to bring an end to fish bombing activities following the deaths of two Chinese tourists and their...