Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

20,000 to participate in Sabah national day celebration

KOTA KINABALU: Up to 20,000 people are expected to participate in the state-level Merdeka celebration to be held in the city centre here on Aug 31. Participants will include 10,000 federal and state civil servants, said State Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Hajiji Noor, who is also the organising committee chairman of the National […]

UMS student turns remote Sabah village into agro hub

KOTA KINABALU: A recent trip to a remote village in Sabah has inspired one lass from Kuala Lumpur to help the villagers there live a better life. Suganya Subramaniam, 22, said she did not enjoy the journey to Kampung Tudan when she first travelled to the hamlet in October last year. “Other people might not […]

Sabah has talented artists among multiracial community

KOTA KINABALU: The multiracial Sabah community with diverse backgrounds has the potential to unearth talented artists. Deputy Chairman of the Sabah Cultural Board Datuk Jaimin Samitah said the Sabah Art Gallery (BSLS) is one of the main platforms for communities around the South West Coast and Sabah in general to showcase their talents. He pointed […]

Puntung the Sumatran rhino immortalised in painting

KOTA KINABALU: A 16-year-old girl has immortalised the near-extinct Sumatran rhino in her painting. Monica Vun Yi Jing titled her artwork “Kenangan si Puntung bersama alam semula jadi” (A memory of Puntung with nature) to commemorate the loss of Puntung, one of the country’s last remaining Sumatran rhinos. Puntung, a female Sumatran rhino that lived […]