Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

Radiologist Has Scaled Mt Kinabalu 40 times

KOTA KINABALU: Climbing Mount Kinabalu is not just a passion for 63-year-old radiologist Dr K. Ravi Mandalam. It is an addiction. Since his first ascent in 1995, Dr Ravi has scaled Mount Kinabalu 40 times. “Mount Kinabalu is a very scenic mountain. It is hard not to be attracted to Mount Kinabalu.” His attraction to […]

Local Talent in Limelight at KK Jazz Festival

KOTA KINABALU: Having experienced his first KK Jazz Festival from the sidelines, Sabahan musician Gordon Chin is excited to be given the chance to share the limelight at the 11th instalment of the highly anticipated annual music extravaganza. Strumming the guitar since he was only six years old, Gordon has never looked back. He recalled […]

Magahau Festival Well Received In West Malaysia

KOTA KINABALU: The Peninsular Malaysia zone Rungus festival – Magahau – was well received when it was held at the Malaysia Tourism Centre in Kuala Lumpur recently. The event, organized by the Momogun Rungus Sabah (Samora) succeeded in gathering a substantial number of Sabahans of Rungus origin. Chairman of the organizing committee Encik Jumatri Kolong […]

25 High Value Geo-Tourism Spots in Sabah – Expert

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has many geo-tourism spots that have remained relatively unexplored for promotion as a tourism product. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) geologist Professor Dr Felix Tongkul  said there are over 25 high value geo-tourism spots in Sabah, some of which are located at non-protected areas, and which may soon be gone as no efforts […]

Sabah to Protect Another Four Shark and Two Ray Species

KOTA KINABALU: Four shark and two ray species are to be protected as endangered under federal fisheries regulations. The state government, through its Fisheries Department, has proposed that the great hammerhead shark, smooth hammerhead shark, winghead shark, oceanic whitetip shark, oceanic manta ray and reef manta ray be covered. According to the Sabah Shark Protection […]