Category: East Coast

Sabah forest reserve management in for changes

SANDAKAN, Sept 8 (Bernama) — There will be changes in the management of forest reserve in the state in line with the new Sabah state government, says incoming Sabah Forestry Department Chief Conservator, Mashor Mohd Jaini. According to him, the department will be transparent in the implementing programmes on forest[...] [...]

ELEPHANT WITH SNARE TRAP WOUND

LAHAD DATU: A young male elephant, aged 7-9 years old, with a snare trap injury on its front right leg, was rescued at Taliwas here. On Tuesday afternoon Wildlife Rescue Unit from the Sabah Wildlife Department managed to capture it for treatment as the snare[...] [...]

KALABAKAN IS NOW SABAH’S NEWEST DISTRICT

TAWAU, Aug 16 (Bernama) — The Kalabakan parliamentary constituency which was formerly under Tawau district, has received approval to become a full district said Sabah Deputy Chief MInister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong. According to Jaujan, Kalabakan and Tawau have become too large for a district and turning Kalabakan township into a district[...] [...]

Health Tourism is the way forward

KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau is optimistic that the Health Industry, especially private hospital through their Health Tourism services can indirectly assist in enhancing bilateral relation with countries whose citizens comes to Sabah for[...] [...]

TOTALLY UNTRUE: LIEW VUI KEONG

SANDAKAN: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong has categorically deny allegation that his Public Complaints Programme/Batu Sapi Rakyat Service Centre here last Sunday was to  facilitate issuance of fake MyKad through the ‘Project IC’. He said the report by SabahKini2.com which claimed that[...] [...]

ROBBERY ATTEMPT FOILED AT TAMBISAN WATERS

Chris Maskilone LAHAD DATU: Vessel operators plying through the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSzone) waters are advised to take extra precautionary measures as well as constantly update their movements with ESScom Operation Rooms to avoid falling prey to criminals. ESScom Commander, DCP Datuk Hazani Ghazali[...] [...]

Senior customs officer among three detained by MACC

AWAU, Aug 9 (Bernama) — A Tawau senior customs officer was among three men detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on suspicion of abuse of power and corruption. The officer and two clerks of a transportation company, aged between 29 and 49, were picked up[...] [...]