Entries by jessica

Cherie wins Sabah Design Competition

Kota Kinabalu: For her design “Rewoven”, designer Cherie Gregory, who is currently working in London, bagged the first prize of RM2,000, Life Membership to the KadazanDusun Cultural Association (KDCA) and a hand-beaded memento in the lst Sabah Design Competition with the theme “Portraying Kadazandusun Culture from Traditional to Contemporary Design”. Her aunty Mary Goretti collected […]

KK set to hold inaugural tourism conference during peak of Kaamatan

KOTA KINABALU: The inaugural International Conference on Spirituality, Culture and Sustainable Tourism, to be held here this year, will coincide with the culmination of the Kaamatan or ‘Harvest Festival’ – making for a busy tourism-themed week for the city. The conference, which will run from May 29 to June 2, will see the assembly of […]

Sisterhood pact between rural villages in Sabah and Japan proposed

TUDAN (Kiulu): Sabah Tourism Board chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai has suggested the establishment of sisterhood pact between strategic rural villages in Sabah and Japan. He said such a sisterhood pact would allow greater people-to-people interaction and cooperation between Sabah and Japan, especially involving rural folks. In an immediate reaction, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) chief […]

3,000 expected to join first Sabah e-sports tournament

Kota Kinabalu: Youths can go a long way in the electronic sports or e-Sports industry which has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Chief Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Datuk Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan, believes it can also change their minds if put to good use. “The State Government has and will […]

Tourism tax to be collected in Keningau from July 1

Keningau: Tourism tax will be collected from hotels and resorts here from July onwards, District Officer Yusop Osman said. He explained that the tax would be used to lift the quality of tourism products in the country, including Sabah. “The tax will be collected effective starting July 1,” he said. Parliament passed the Tourism Tax […]