Entries by jessica

Japanese vessels come calling

Kota Kinabalu: Two Japanese naval vessels – a destroyer and a submarine – sailed into town Tuesday and promptly renewed the country’s pledge to never wage war again. The peacetime mission of destroyer, Fuyuzuki (DD – 118) and submarine Michishio, is instead to bolster ties between Japan and Malaysia on top of being part of […]

Call for prayer rooms at the tourism spots

Beaufort: Tourism industry players in the State who have yet to receive the halal certificate from the Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim) have been urged to do so immediately. State Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Kamarlin Ombi said it was to attract more Muslim tourists from countries such as the Middle East […]

Visit to Brunei

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam  received in audience Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Masidi Bin Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment Sabah, Malaysia who was in Brunei Darussalam on a 3 days working visit recently […]

Lahad Datu gets a new main bus terminal

Lahad Datu: The setting up of the bus terminal at First Palm City Centre (FPCC) will further enhance the district’s transportation system and public amenities. Stte Local Government and Housing Minister, Datuk Seri Panglima Hajiji Mohd Nor said the development of the bus terminal will be imperative in reducing the travelling time for the local […]

Ranau best paragliding spot

Ranau: The district has the potential to become a hub for aerial sport tourism due to having a paragliding flight platform which is sought after in this sport in terms of topography, the quantity of wind and the height when compared to other paragliding sites across Malaysia. Malaysian Sport Aviation Federation (MSAF) President, Capt. Mohd […]