Entries by jessica

Warrior names for collared proboscis monkeys

KINABATANGAN: Two male proboscis monkeys were given warrior names after they were fitted with tags by the Sabah Wildlife Department’s (SWD) Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC). Jibius Dausip from WRU and the expert darter of the team, explained the two animals collared in Menanggul tributary and on the Kinabatangan river, near […]

City Hall supports KK Jazz Festival

KOTA KINABALU: City Hall has once again given its full support to the organisers of the Kota Kinabalu Kinabalu Jazz Festival 2012 which will be held on June 15 and 16. Commending the organisers for their sixth Kota Kinabalu (KK) Jazz Festival, Mayor Abidin Madingkir said he welcomed such an interesting event which not only […]

Bridge for Sabah’s primates

KINABATANGAN: Volunteers from three zoos in Japan have just made its easier for the isolated groups of the endangered orangutan population in the state to access a wider area near their habitat. The group from Asahiyama Zoo, Kyoto City Zoo and Fukuoka Zoo, with the support from KOPEL Bhd, a community-based tourism cooperative in Lower […]

Youths urged to conserve and preserve environment

KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun has urged the younger generation in the state to follow the steps and efforts of Miss Earth Sabah 2012 contestants in conserving and preserving the environment. He said it was important as the issue now was not just on environment awareness alone but a collective […]

Sabah beauties with a mission

KOTA KINABALU: TWELVE young women will put their skills of persuasion to the test today   to convince supermarket customers to say no to plastic bags. The “No Plastic Bag Challenge” is one of the Miss Earth Sabah 2012 activities that will be held at Giant Hypermarket in Citymall, here. All 12 finalists are required to […]