MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), Civil Defence Force (APM), Malaysian Army Force (APM) and Naim’s volunteers are teaming up to put out the raging peat soil fire behind Miri Industrial Training Institute (ILP Miri) today. According to a statement from the Secretariat of the Disaster Management Committee, a total of 60 personnel including [...]
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KUCHING: Dato Wee Hong Seng has described his appointment as the next mayor of Kuching South City Council (MBKS) as a “very big task” for him. As such, he hoped to put to good use his experience of seven years as commission member of Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) in his administration of the city. [...]
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KOTA KINABALU: Education and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Yusof Yacob believes the Education Ministry (MoE) and Sabah Shell Petroleum Co Ltd (SSPC) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will help mould Kolej Vokasional (KV) Likas students for the future industrialized Sabah. Dr Yusof said the MoE-SSPC MoU, inked at KV Likas here yesterday, would produce graduates with [...]
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LAHAD DATU: Police here are looking for two women who were caught on CCTV allegedly stealing some goods from a health and beauty shop here on Thursday. District Police Chief, ACP Nasri Mansor said both of the suspects in their 20s and 30s were caught shoplifting by the CCTV in the premises at about 8.30 [...]
SANDAKAN: Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd (Mydin), a homegrown company and market leader in halal retail and wholesale services in Malaysia, has opened its first hypermarket in Sabah at Sejati Ujana, Mile 7 here. It is Mydin’s 26th hypermarket in Malaysia and its 74th branch nationwide. The hypermarket with a floor space of 197,000 square feet, [...]
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s actual poverty rate could stand from 15 to 20 per cent, despite official government data in 2016, placing it only at 0.4 per cent of households living under the poverty lines said, United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Phillip Alston. Alston said this is due to the country’s [...]
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TAWAU: Former Kalabakan MP Datuk Seri Abdul Ghapur Salleh has called on the state government not to rush the implementation of Jawi writing in the Bahasa Melayu Year 4 subjects in Sabah schools. He said the decision should be made only after discussion with schools involved, especially SJK in Sabah that has no Parent-Teacher Association [...]
KOTA KINABALU: Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd has opened the first Proton Flagship 4S in the country at Inanam, near here. Executive Director of the corporation, Thomas K.Y. Chin said that the facility costing RM17 million to set up, is equipped with a showroom and service centre as well as provides Proton spare parts [...]
KOTA KINABALU: Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Datuk Junz Wong said the government was determined to eliminate fish bombing in the state. “Fish bombing is not only illegal but it is very destructive and dangerous to living things including human lives.” “It also destroys the coral and its ecosystems, and hence fish living ground,” [...]
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KOTA KINABALU: The Magistrate’s Court here set September 3 and 24 to re-mention the cases of an e-hailing car driver charged with two counts of cheating over car purchase deals. On the first count, magistrate Jessica Ombou Kakayun deferred the case of Lim Guan U after the complainant, Kennedy wanted to withdraw his police report [...]
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