Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

New book on Borneo stick insects launched

KOTA KINABALU: Documenting wildlife is just as important as protecting them and could contribute greatly to the effort of conserving various fauna, said Sabah Forestry Department Chief Conservator of Forests Datuk Sam Mannan. According to Sam, it was imperative to document wildlife in the state or Borneo as a whole to serve as a point […]

State govt now consulted on rural projects via joint committee

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Haji Aman said its close cooperation between state ministries and their federal counterparts was vital to successful planning and implementation of projects in the state. He therefore welcomed the effort by the federal Regional and Rural Development Ministry under its minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to jointly […]

Raising awareness on endangered species

KOTA KINABALU: The World Wildlife Fund-Malaysia (WWF) has worked tirelessly to raise public awareness on the endangered species in Sabah. In the past two years, WWF had held programmes in Sabah. Among them was the Orang-utan Awareness Week at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in November, 2016. “In October, 2016, WWF held an exhibition on […]

Kuala Penyu to be top attraction

KUALA PENYU: The Central Board has approved a four-star hotel and a five-star hotel with about 800 rooms combined to be built in Kuala Penyu. Assistant Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Pang Yuk Ming said Kuala Penyu would undergo major transformation in a year or so. “At present, the proposal to build four-star and […]

Leaving a lasting legacy

Kota Kinabalu: History was re-written with the unveiling of the Inner Wheel Garden Plaque at the historic Atkinson Clock Tower, Wednesday, a sequel to the 2015 revival of the Garden spearheaded by the Inner Wheel Club of Kota Kinabalu (IWCKK), in collaboration with City Hall (DBKK) and the Sabah State Museum. What made the occasion even […]