Entries by jessica

Funds to upgrade these Tambunan destinations

Tambunan: The Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry will provide special funding to upgrade tourist destinations here in conjunction with Visit Tambunan Year 2017.Its Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said allocating such fund is one of the early measures to upgrade and provide facilities that have not been put up at the Mat Salleh Memorial in […]

Sabah targets 200,000 students for VLE

KOTA KINABALU: All primary and secondary schools in Sabah are encouraged to use the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as a platform for teachers to write and record their Planned Daily Lesson (PDL). Sabah Education Department (JPN) director, Datuk Maimunah Suhaibul, said that despite having over 1,200 primary and secondary schools, Sabah records only three […]

UMS holds seminar on Cultural Resource Mapping in Tourism

Kota Kinabalu: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) organised a seminar on Cultural Resource Mapping in Tourism at the varsity’s Business, Economics and Accountancy Faculty. The seminar, organised by the Tourism Management Programme and Bimp-Eaga Unit, was officiated by Tourism and Culture Ministry (Sabah Office) Director Ag Ahmad Zaki Abu Bakar. Ahmad Zaki commended UMS for regularly […]

Main road signs in Sabah to be in English, Chinese

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah proposed to have dual-language (Chinese and English) road signs in the city for the convenience of tourists. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman (pic) said road signs with both the languages in major roads in the city would boost tourism and foster better ties between people of various races in the country. […]

SilkAir keen to bring in arrivals from China, India

KOTA KINABALU: Tourism in Sabah is likely to thrive this year with a possibility of SilkAir supplementing Chinese and Indian arrivals using its wide network from major cities in China and India. During a meeting with Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun recently, SilkAir had expressed keen interest to work with […]