Entries by jessica

School with seaweed dodol wins four gold awards

KOTA KINABALU: The newly concluded fifth Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Annual Research and Innovation Competition (PEREKA) has received a total of 337 entries, a significant increase from of 17 per cent as compared to the previous edition. The competing entries comprised 215 research and 122 innovations submitted by various schools, out of which about 30 […]

Help for film makers

Penampang: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Hj Aman said the Government is willing to provide special assistance to local artistes and film makers if it sees fit. He hoped most of the local films would reflect the beauty and unity of the State to serve as an example to those who are bent on creating disharmony […]

10-year plan for forest reserve

Kota Kinabalu : The Sabah Forestry Department will formulate a 10-year forest management plan for the Gunung Rara forest reserve, located on Sabah’s east coast. In a statement to announce the department’s assuming the direct management of the 51,245ha reserve, the department said it was part of an effort to place the area under Sustainable […]

Exposing Sabah youngsters to Broadway musicals

Kota Kinabalu: Michael Parks Masterson, star of the Broadway hit shows Phantom of the Opera and Les Miz, will be in town to conduct a 10-day musical workshop climaxing in a concert from May 26 to June 5. “All Broadway buffs know that Michael Parks is amazing and that this is a very rare opportunity to […]

Prehistoric site discovered

KOTA KINABALU: A PALAEOLITHIC site believed to be  200,000 years old has been discovered in Keningau, 138km from here. Archaeologists claimed that the site in Kampung Lipasu in the sub-district of Bingkor could rival the Mansuli site in Lahad Datu, which is 235,000 years old. Universiti Sains Malaysia archaeology research team head Prof Dr Mokhtar […]