Category: Economy

SABAH-MALAYSIA’S FAVOURITE DESTINATION

KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said Sabah is very much honoured to be selected as ‘Malaysia’s Favourite Destination’ at the 47th edition of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair 2019. He described the event as a great[...] [...]

RM8.342 billion from tourism in 2018

TAWAU: The Sabah tourism industry’s 2018 report card recorded its highest receipts in history at RM8.342 billion and a record-high 3.879 million arrivals. Quoting statistics compiled by the Sabah Tourism Board (STB) under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, its Minister Datuk Christina Liew[...] [...]

BE WARY OF CHEAP TRAVEL PACKAGES: MATTA

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has urged consumers to be vigilant over “cheap travel packages” offered by travel agencies especially through online. “There is no such thing as a “free lunch”. If a deal is too good to be[...] [...]

SAPP questions DBKK over drastic hike in five-foot-way rental

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) has questioned the Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK) over the justification of imposing a drastic hike (of 100%) on the rental of pedestrian five-foot way and open space that were occupied by business premises, with effective from 1 January,[...] [...]

KPD GETS EXCITING BUSINESS PROPOSITIONS FROM BEBC

KOTA KINABALU: The Rural Development Cooperative or better known as KPD received several exciting business propositions from the BIMP-Eaga Business Council (BEBC) among others offering technology to boost cash crop yields. The BEBC team led by its national chairman Datuk Roselan Johar Mohamed presented the[...] [...]