Entries by jessica

RM35m Federal grant for geothermal plant

Kota Kinabalu: Malaysia’s first geothermal power plant project that would be built at Apas Kiri in Tawau is expected to have the capability of generating over 100 megawatt (MW) of electricity, once all its development phases are completed. Tawau Green Energy Sdn Bhd (TGE), the project’s developer, is presently going for the phase one development of […]

Kota Marudu to see more projects

KOTA MARUDU: ONCE a backwater district with hardly any commercial centres, the Kota Marudu district has seen much progress in recent years. Basic amenities such as roads, electricity, water, housing and schools have been provided to many of the villages here with little sign of the development slowing down. Kota Marudu MP Datuk Dr Maximus […]

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 […]