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International Neuroscience Symposium courtesy visit

YB Datuk Masidi Manjun received a courtesy visit from from the School of Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sabah in conjunction with the International Neuroscience Symposium 2012 on the 3rd of July 2012 at the minister’s office. YB Datuk Masidi Manjun telah menerima Kunjungan Hormat daripada Sekolah Perubatan UMS berkaitan dengan International Neuroscience Symposium 2012 pada 3 Julai […]

Kota Kinabalu’s wakid wonder

KOTA KINABALU: A building resembling a wakid, the basket that Sabah’s ethnic Kadazandusuns use to carry their agriculture produce for generations, has become the first certified green structure in the state. The RM16mil Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre in Luyang here has been accorded the silver classification from the Green Building Index Accreditation Panel. On […]

18 countries to take part in Sabah International Folklore Festival

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah International Folklore Festival (SIFF) 2012 will see 18 international cultural dance troupes showcasing their skills from July 8-17, said Sabah Assistant Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Bolkiah Ismail today. He said seven of the troupes will be participating for the first time who are from Czech Republic, Finland, Sri Lanka, […]

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 […]