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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Sabah Handicraft Targets RM700,000 In Sales At Promotion Campaign

KOTA KINABALU, April 23 -- Sabah Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation has targetted RM700,000 in sales at the 11-day state level Malaysia Craft promotion campaign here, from Friday, said its director Abd Rahman Omar.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lim Kit Siang

Release the RCI report on Sabah illegal immigrants

Kidnappings and illegal immigrants - these are issues that are closely related, because they raise the pressing question of how secure Sabah's east coast really is.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Security Shocker: Piracy off Pulau Ketam, Japan vessel robbed, 3 taken Hostage

In another security fallout that is likely to further rock Prime Minister Najib Razak's beleaguered administration, a Japanese vessel was robbed by armed pirates wielding pistols and machetes some 16 nautical miles off Pulau Ketam, a fishing village and weekend-tourist spot.

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The Star Online

Brave boy comforts family

KOTA KINABALU: The 10-year-old boy whose right cheek was pierced by a metal rod in a freak accident here told his family that God had protected him from a more serious injury.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ministry To Empower Function Of School Safety Committees

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- The Ministry of Education will direct the management of schools nationwide to strengthen the role and function of the School Safety Committee to doubly ensure the safety of pupils.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Deputy Minister Rubbishes Allegations That Sabah KR1M Outlet Goods Are Expensive

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- The domestic trade, cooperatives and consumerism ministry has rubbished allegations that goods sold at Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia in Sabah were more expensive, as compared with other shops.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Tribes' Musical To Kick-off Sabah Cultural Extravanganza

KOTA KINABALU, April 22 -- Seven ethnic groups who centre around the fifth highest mountain in Southeast Asia, Mount Kinabalu, will feature a musical performance 'Aki Nabalu' in conjunction with the three-day Sabah Fest 2014 that starts on May 2. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the musical performance would ... (more)

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Daily Express

British Council's programme raises confidence in English

Kota Belud: The British Council's English Language Teacher Development Project has succeeded in raising Malaysian schoolchildren's confidence in using the English language in daily life.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sabah SEDA Office Opens Up Opportunities To Exploit RE Potential

KOTA KINABALU, April 22 -- The Sustainable Energy Development Authority in Sabah, which is its first office outside Putrajaya, opens up big opportunities to exploit the potential of renewable energy in the state.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Moderate Earthquake Hits Luzon In Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale, hit Luzon in the Philippines at 4.45 am today, the Malaysian Meteorological Department said.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Star Online

Pupil's cheek pierced by metal rod

KOTA KINABALU: A Year Four pupil playing with his friends in his school compound ended with a metal rod piercing his right cheek.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Isma Creates Its Own Seditious History: British imported Indians,...

Accusing the country's previous British colonial masters of the conspiracy, the group pointed to a claimed 350-million strong "Malay people" purportedly rooted here to insist that peninsular Malaysia be identified as a Malay and Islamic state.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Resort Operators Obey ESSCom Directive Against Carrying Out Night Activities

LAHAD DATU, April 21 -- Most resort and tourism operators in Semporna abide by the directive issued by the Eastern Sabah Security Command against holding night activities at sea.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Shahidan Proposes To Create Three Deputy Director General Posts In ESSCom

KOTA KINABALU, April 20 -- Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim has proposed to create three deputy director general posts in the Eastern Sabah Security Command to enable it to function more effectively.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Kamalanathan Lauds Students Who Organised 'Indian Cultural Night'

The 2014 Indian Cultural Night, organised by the Indian students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus is the best platform to highlight their culture to other communities, said Deputy Minister of Education P. Kamalanathan.

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The Star Online

Sabah's Mabul Island gets a marine biologist's protection

Marine biologist Choo Poh Leem is involved in an Anti-Fish Bombing campaign to stop the harmful method of harvesting fish.

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The Star Online

DAP must stop PAS from tabling Private Member's Bill, says Liow

KOTA KINABALU: It is incumbent on the DAP to stop the PAS led Kelantan to table a Private Member's Bill for the implementation of the hudud law in the state, said MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai on Sunday.

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Provocative Statements Can Destroy Peace, Stability - Kurup

KOTA KINABALU, April 20 -- Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tan Sri Joseph Kurup said people who make provocative and racial statements are merely seeking recognition and will not do so if the public ignores them.

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Don't Give Any Chance For Cross-border Crime To Occur, IGP Tells Resort Operators

KOTA KINABALU, April 20 -- Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar urged holiday resort operators in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone not to give any opportunity for cross-border criminals to commit crime like kidnapping in the area.

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The Star Online

MH370 search: Police have recorded statements from 260 individuals, says IGP

KOTA KINABALU: Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said statements have been taken from 260 individuals to assist in police investigations in connection with missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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