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Reading culture should be enhanced for better living standard

KOTA KINABALU: The reading culture in Sabah should be enhanced to improve the standard of living of the people and enable them to compete in this ever challenging world, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Yahya Hussin. He said reading is a noble practice and should be made a culture. “Reading is important for acquisition of […]

Things looking up for Sabah tourism

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Tourism Board (STB) General Manager Gordon Yapp said Xiamen Airlines’ inaugural direct flight from Fuzhou to Kota Kinabalu last Monday which marked this city as its official gateway city to East Malaysia and the scheduled commencement of Malindo Air’s four weekly direct flights to Taipei shows Sabah is capable of luring more […]

More China, Taiwan tourists due

Kota Kinabalu: Kota Kinabalu International Airport is usually busier as the festive season approaches but it will get a lot more crowded this year – thanks to some 38 chartered flights bringing in thousands of holidaymakers from China. The number of Taiwanese tourist arrivals also recorded double digit growth last year and the trend is […]

Lion Dance Fest paints good image on Sabah: Masidi

Kota Kinabalu: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the organising of the 2017 Chinese New Year Dragon, Unicorn and Lion Dance Festival is proof of the unity of the Chinese community, tolerance and brotherhood of Sabahans. He said in other parts of the country it is seldom that an entire clan […]

Year-long activities planned for Sabah tourists

KOTA KINABALU: More than 100 programmes have been lined up this year for those planning to go to Sabah. According to the Sabah Tourism Board 2017 calendar, this month visitors can take part in the Kiulu Adventure Challenge and specialised Duathlon (a multi-task outdoor programme) on Jan 15. There will be art and fitness festivals […]