Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

KK to Jakarta direct by December

Kota Kinabalu: Indonesian Ambassador to Malaysia Rusdi Kirana has promised to resume direct flights between Kota Kinabalu and Jakarta by the end of this year. Rusdi, who is also the founder of Indonesia’s largest privately run airline, Lion Air, said he is looking at starting with two flights a week and will decide to increase […]

Three day carnival to mark Malaysia Day

KOTA KINABALU: A three-day carnival will mark Malaysia Day celebrations here The celebrations that are expected to draw a crowd of 30,000 over the three days will see a host of activities including songs, dance, cultural shows and exhibitions on the country’s digital age progress. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry permanent secretary Datuk Rusmaidi […]

Sabah Parks man appoint to World Heritage panel

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Parks director Jamili Nais has become the first Malaysian to be a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Heritage panel. The 52-year-old Sabahan said that he was “shocked and surprised” that he was picked to become a member of the 13-member panel that oversees nominations for World […]

FOSTER maps out plans for sea turtles conservation

SANDAKAN: The Executive Committee of Friends of Sea Turtles Education & Research (FOSTER) gathered on Tuesday for their general meeting to map out plans for the 4th quarter of 2017 and the 1st quarter of 2018. FOSTER is a part of a turtle conservation programme made available after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding […]

Sabah honoured to host 7th Malaysia Unesco day

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah  is honoured to be chosen as host of the seventh Malaysia Unesco Day celebration from Sept 9 to 10 in Kundasang,  Ranau, about 98 km from here, more than 50 years since Malaysia became a member of Unesco. State Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the event, […]