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100 sea turtles for release

Kota Kinabalu: Kudat Turtle Conservation Society (KTCS) will be releasing some 100 sea turtle hatchlings at Kampung Bavang Jamal at 6.30pm on July 1 this year. Its chairperson, Sofia Johari, said slides and video presentations would be screened at the Bavang Jamal KTCS Education Centre around 5pm prior to the release. “This time, an estimated 100 […]

Sabah’s Tambunan set to become premier eco-tourism destination

TAMBUNAN: Various programmes are currently underway to promote Tambunan as a major eco-tourism and recreational centre. The district, located 80 kilometres east of Kota Kinabalu, is home to many attractions, including the Crocker Range National Park, which the Sabah government hopes to capitalise on. “In 2014, the Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve (CRBR), which includes the […]

‘Ant House’ a new attraction

KOTA KINABALU: Tourism industry players should think out of the box to come up with unique and fun products so that tourists will not get bored seeing the same things when visiting Sabah, a state minister said. Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said Sabah has a lot of potential in the industry, […]

Reduce plastic bag use August

Kota Kinabalu: Come Aug. 1, members of the public will be encouraged to bring their own bag when going out shopping in supermarkets and business premises that take part in the City Hall’s “Bawa Beg Bah’” or 3B campaign. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the initiative is City Hall’s […]

50,000 attend Sabah cabinet Aidilfitri open house

KOTA KINABALU: About 50,000 people attended the Aidilfitri ‘open house’ hosted by the Sabah Cabinet at the Kota Kinabalu Sports Complex in Likas here yesterday. Sabah Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Dr Juhar Mahiruddin also attended the open house. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman and several other state and federal leaders exchanged greetings with the […]