Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

300 divers clean up sea bed around Sepanggar Navy base

KOTA KINABALU: About 5,000 sea urchins were picked up from the sea bed surrounding the Sepanggar Navy base here during a Mega Dive programme this morning. Organised by the navy’s eastern fleet command, the programme is aimed at creating a healthy marine ecosystem and clean underwater environment. The event saw 300 participants from Kampung Gentisan, […]

‘Finding balance between sustainability requires wisdom’

KOTA KINABALU: Biodiversity conservation is becoming increasingly an crucial issue amid growing concerns that conservation appears to conflict with economic growth and social development. Finding balance between the need for sustainability, according to JICA Malaysia, Migawa Tomoko, requires wisdom and closer attention to ensure priceless natural wonders and biodiversity wealth are preserved for future generations. […]

Signature Food Fest back with more F&B outlets

KOTA KINABALU: The Signature Food Fest returns for its fourth instalment this year after last year’s successful run, featuring more new food and beverage (F&B) outlets. Organised by Eleventh Avenue Media Marketing, this year’s Food Fest is joined by renowned establishments Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Grandis Hotel, an unprecedented move. “We are extremely overwhelmed by […]

Sabah benefits from strong M’sia-China ties

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is benefiting much from the strong bilateral ties between China and Malaysia, said newly assigned Chinese consul-general to Sabah, Liang Caide. He said the relationship of the two countries have opened many opportunities with Sabah seeing a surge in Chinese tourist arrivals. “Our relationship is growing at a rapid pace with exchanges […]

Around 1,000 people join in awareness race

KOTA KINABALU: Around 1,000 people participated in the 2017 Shark Runner organised by Junior Chamber International (JCI) to raise awareness on the negative impact of hunting for shark fins. JCI President, Lenny Yap said that the run is part of their campaign to stop cruelty towards sharks. It was the first run of its kind […]