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Trash may kill off Sabah tourism

PENAMPANG: GARBAGE is Sabah’s number one threat that will drive away tourists if it is not addressed, said Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun. Over the years, the bulk of tourist complaints received by the ministry was the heaps of rubbish in the sea and on the streets. He said Sabah was blessed […]

Borneo’s oldest Palaeolithic site found in Lahad Datu

KOTA KINABALU:  More than 200,000 years ago, humans migrated to Borneo where an early settlement was recorded in Lahad Datu. The discovery of the Mansuli site, about 50km from the Lahad Datu township, uncovered thousands of prehistoric artefacts dating back as early as 235,000 years ago. Discovered by chance, Mansuli is believed to be the […]

No shark ban yet but favoured

Kota Kinabalu: State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun, remains firm in his desire to see a ban on shark fishing and finning introduced in Sabah. He reasoned that if such a step was not taken now, sharks would inevitably go extinct even with a sanctuary in place and this would affect the livelihood […]

Cruelty to hawksbill turtles

Kota Belud: If you were angered by the thought of sharks being caught for their fins and then thrown back into the sea where they ultimately die, read on. There’s even more to human cruelty. Three protected hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys Imbricata) – the majestic creatures you get to see in tourism promotion commercials – were left […]

Opening ceremony of Huang Long Travel & Tour Sdn Bhd

YB Datuk Masidi Manjun officiated the opening ceremony of tourism company Huang Long Travel & Tour Sdn Bhd on the 18th of April 2012 at Putatan, Kota Kinabalu. YB Datuk Masidi Manjun telah merasmikan upacara pembukaan syarikat pelancongan Huang Long Travel & Tour Sdn Bhd pada 18 April 2012 bertempat di Putatan, Kota Kinabalu.