Entries by jessica

‘Smartphone tourism’ on the rise

Kota Kinabalu: Just a day’s spot check on tour operators around the city found no less than 14 so-called tour companies operating without an office. Which, in turn, enables them to provide tours on the cheap, thus compromising on safety aspects of tourists, according to State Motac Director Director Ag Ahmad Zaki (pic). “They are […]

Sabah’s first railway station proposed as historical heritage site

KOTA KINABALU: Assistant Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Kamarlin Ombi yesterday proposed that Bukau in Beaufort be made into a historical heritage site since this was where the first railway station in Sabah was established. Speaking to reporters after launching Railway Gallery at the Sabah State Museum near here yesterday, Kamarlin said although signs […]

Sabah delegation in China to boost investment ties

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has the potential to become an important window for China to export its agricultural products to Southeast Asia countries due to its strategic location in the region, said Minister of Special Tasks Datuk Teo Chee Kang. Teo said Sabah has the support from the Federal Government to develop the State as a […]

Courtesy Call from Air Asia Berhad

YB Datuk Seri Panglima Hj Masidi Manjun received a courtesy call from Air Asia Berhad, led by Pn. Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Office Air Asia Berhad on March 8, 2017 at Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah. Also present is Datuk Irene B. Charuruks, Technical Advisor to the Ministry, Mr. Gordon Yapp, General Manager […]

IPEC To Support Growth Of Paragliding in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 06 March 2017 – Paragliding is a popular sport in many parts of the world and it continues to boom like most other adventure sports, or extreme sports as some prefer to call it. In recent years, the sport has seen an upsurge of interest in Malaysia, with more people keen on learning […]