Entries by jessica

ENSEARCH Sabah set to protect environment

KOTA KINABALU: The newly set up Environmental Management and Research Association Malaysia (ENSEARCH) Sabah branch will be organizing a tree planting programme, its protem chairperson Datuk Adeline Leong said. ENSEARCH Sabah will also be conducting training programs on air and water modeling, quality risk assessment and air pollution with the guidance of ENSEARCH KL, she […]

Kaamatan with a difference for 200

Kota Kinabalu: There was no Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant nor were there alcoholic beverages served but the spirit of Kaamatan was not lost on the 200 prisoners handpicked to partake in the festivity at the Central Prison in Kepayan, here, Tuesday. The festival held for the first time in the nation was endorsed and sponsored by […]

Folklore fest a global event

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s annual Folklore Festival is gaining interest among the international community with 75 countries requesting to take part in the seventh series of the cultural dance event this year. However, due to financial constraints, the state could only accept 20 international dance troupes to be showcased at the festival here from July 8 […]

Pedestrian walkway project to begin this year – CM

KOTA KINABALU: The first phase of the 25.3km pedestrian walkway project from Tanjung Aru to Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Likas would start this year, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman. He said the project costing RM38 million and divided into four phases was one of three tourism projects identified in the implementation of the […]

Heritage Sabah to conduct documentation study on clock tower

KOTA KINABALU: Heritage Sabah will be carrying out a documentation exercise of the Atkinson Clock Tower with the permission of Sabah Museum while on-going work to repair the 107-year-old clock tower is in progress. This is following the decision of the museum to facilitate structural repairs on the oldest historical landmark in KK city after the […]