Entries by jessica

Harvest festival begins

KUALA PENYU: STATE leaders were made to sweat as they took part in a ritual, displayed their dancing skills and obliged a chanting shaman to mark the launch of the month-long Pesta Kaamatan, or Harvest Festival, here yesterday. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman declared open the festival, which will move on to other districts […]

12 cycling packages to boost Sabah tourism

KOTA KINABALU: In the effort to boost tourism in the State, the government through Tourism Malaysia and the players of the industry, will introduce the first 12 cycling packages in Sabah promoted under the ‘Cuti-cuti 1Malaysia (CC1M) Sabah bike ride – Bah, let’s go cycling’, said Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Bolkiah […]

Minister wants more Hungarians to visit Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Hungarian Foreign Minister Dr Janos Martonyi would like more Hungarians to visit Sabah. “I would like Hungary to establish cooperation with Sabah, especially in tourism. Presently most Hungarians go to Thailand and Bali. I would like to see more Hungarians come to Sabah,” Janos told Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman […]

Sabah looking for new tourist attractions

KIULU: The Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry wants tour operators to come up with ideas to attract more tourists to Sabah. Its minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun, said new ideas would make tourism thrive and make the state better known in the world. “The state has tour packages that include beautiful mountains, islands and rivers. […]