Entries by Trainee STB/KePKAS

RSTC going all out to woo tourists

KOTA KINABALU: The Royal Sabah Turf Club (RSTC), one of Sabah’s oldest clubs, seeks to make horse race a new tourist attraction in Sabah. Its chairman, Datuk Peter Chin said that the club has been upgrading its racecourse in Tambalang, Tuaran including the installation of the state-of-the-art Sportech Racing betting system, and building of a […]

Five Sabah buildings identified as historic monuments

KOTA KINABALU: The oldest training college in Sabah and the former location of the Cobbold Commission are two of five structures identified in a move to preserve more historical buildings in the state. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the state Cultural Heritage (Conservation) Enactment now provided a larger scope […]

Much-awaited film on Sabah legend to premiere on Sunday

KOTA KINABALU: A much-anticipated film on the Sabah legend of Huminodun will premiere here on Dec 3. The hour-long film tells the story of Ponompulan the daughter of gods Kinoingan and Sumundu, who sacrifices herself amid a famine so the people would have food. She later becomes known as Huminodun. The legend is the basis […]

Surfing picking up in Kudat, says Sabah tourism minister

KOTA KINABALU: Surfing is picking up as a new tourism draw with the district of Kudat being the best place in the state for the sport activity, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Masidi Manjun says. “Based on the feedback that we received, there has been an increasing number of surfers in Sabah and it […]