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16 hrs ago | Daily Express

CM: 1,000 affordable homes for govt staff in Sabah

Kota Kinabalu: Some 1,000 1Malaysia Public Housing homes will be built soon to address the lack of homeownership among civil servants and those who work with government-linked firms and statutory bodies in Sabah.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Express

No wrongdoing by Dept: Sam

Kota Kinabalu: The State Government through the Forestry Department has taken actions in accordance with the rule of law to address land issues in forest reserves in the interior, particularly Tenom.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Star Online

Churches in Sabah to hold special prayers for two weeks

KOTA KINABALU: Churches in Sabah will hold special prayers for about two weeks from tomorrow until Malaysia Day on Sept 16. "We are also praying for the Government and the nation's well-being, especially following the recent tragedies involving Flights MH370 and MH17."

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Malaysian National News Agency

Theft Attempt Of SESB Cable Cause Of Power Disruption

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 29 -- Consumers here experienced a power outage when thieves tried to steal cables connecting the main intake substation at Kepayan to the main distribution substation in Star City, Friday from 11.16 am.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Online

I helped injured cop before he died'

KOTA KINABALU: A police sergeant told the High Court that he attended to a police officer who was injured in an ambush at the water village of Kampung Sri Jaya, Simunul in Semporna, last year before he died.

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Daily Express

Few takers for bil-$ deals

Kota Kinabalu: Contracts and investment opportunities worth billions of ringgit are readily available to Malaysian firms but there are only a few takers, according to the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian, Thailand Customs Enhance Relations In MTJA

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 28 -- The Malaysian and Thai Royal Customs Departments will widen and strengthen existing bilateral cooperation in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia In Strong Position To Become Global Halal Hub In 2020

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 28 -- Malaysia is in a strong position to become the global halal hub in 2020 with almost 4,500 companies having the halal certification in the country as of March this year.

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Daily Express

Another NGO formed to fight for bumis' rights

Kota Kinabalu: A newly-registered non-governmental organisation Pertubuhan Angkatan Gabungan Rakyat Asli Sabah has pledged to champion the basic rights of people in Sabah, particularly the bumiputeras.

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Daily Express

KK hit by flash floods; boy drowns

Kota Kinabalu: An 11-year-old Suluk boy drowned while swimming at the swollen Kalansanan River in Inanam during a heavy downpour which caused flash floods in many parts of the city and its surroundings, Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Star Online

Housewife bound, gagged and raped by nephew in Kinabatangan

KOTA KINABALU: A housewife was in shock after she was bound, gagged, and raped by her teenage nephew in lower Kinabatangan area.

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South China Morning Post

Airline Hong Kong Express criticised after scrapping Kota Kinabalu flights

Hong Kong Express has come under fire over its handling of inquiries about its decision to scrap services to Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia.

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The Star Online

Kahumbo identifies victims for kidnappers

KOTA KINABALU: Apo Kahumbo @ Mubin Halil is an intelligence gatherer for Abu Sayyaf, whose main duty is to identify possible targets for the gunmen to kidnap.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star Online

Kahumbo identifies victims for kidnappers

KOTA KINABALU: Apo Kahumbo @ Mubin Halil is an intelligence gatherer for Abu Sayyaf, whose main duty is to identify possible targets for the gunmen to kidnap.

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Daily Express

Help Chinese kindergartens, KL urged

Kota Kinabalu: Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Datuk Michael Lui urged the Federal government to keep in tandem with the State government in extending financial grants to Chinese kindergartens.

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Malaysian National News Agency

State Issues: BN Federal Leaders Urged To Consult State Government

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 26 -- Sabah Umno Liaison deputy chairman Datuk Seri Salleh Said has urged Barisan Nasional federal leaders to refrain from making statements on state issues without first consulting the state government.

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Daily Express

Teacher seriously hurt in mishap

Kota Kinabalu: A 34-year-old teacher sustained serious injuries when the vehicle she was driving collided with a four-wheel-drive near Kg.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Customs Dept Hopes To Register 5,000 Companies, Individuals In Sabah For Gst

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 26 - The Royal Malaysian Customs Department hopes to register 5,000 companies and individuals in Sabah for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax from April 1, 2015.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Star Online

Bro Charles: 'We must teach the young how to love and respect one another.'

KOTA KINABALU: The right culture inculcated in schools will go a long way in preventing extremism from taking root among the young, says renowned educationist Datuk Brother Charles O'Leary.

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The Star Online

Tax defaulters get a rude awakening at the airport

PUTRAJAYA: James E.* returns to his hometown of Sabah every year even after having moved abroad to work seven years ago.

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