Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

Borneo Bird Festival starts in KK

SANDAKAN: The Borneo Bird Festival, a celebration of the magnificent birds of Borneo, is making its return this year with more exciting programmes. The celebration aims to create public awareness of bird conservation efforts, to promote bird watching and encourage eco-tourism activities. This year marks the 9th edition of this annual festival which will be […]

Spectacular sunset in Tanjung Aru

KOTA KINABALU: A visit to the state capital would not be complete if you do not walk on the iconic Tanjung Aru beach to catch a glimpse of the spectacular sunset. This appears to be the latest tagline used by tour companies to promote their packages, here, and the numbers don’t lie — judging from […]

Malaysia, Indonesia to discuss Sumatran Rhino Conservation

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia and Indonesia will hold meetings on efforts to save the Sumatran rhino. The Sabah Forestry Department said a Technical Experts Meeting would be held on Wednesday and Friday in Jakarta to provide technical recommendations on rhinoceros conservation to both governments. Malaysia, during the recently-concluded 11th Heart of Borneo (HoB) Trilateral Meeting in […]

Local artist’s painting to feature on corporate stamps

KOTA KINABALU: Local artist, Josrie Haral, won top honors in the Sketching Competition for his painting of the Sabah Tourism Board (STB) Building which will celebrate its 100th anniversary next March. Josrie’s rendition of one of the city’s last remaining British colonial-era buildings won the first prize worth RM1,000 and will be featured on corporate […]

CM sees creative industry potential

KOTA KINABALU: Tan Sri Musa Haji Aman has expressed confidence that the creative industry can grow into a dynamic sector in the future. The Chief Minister said this sector has an important role to support the needs of the community in both urban and rural areas, and that its growth is the hallmark of a […]