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14 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Education Ministry Urged To Review Regional Housing Allowance For Sabah, Sarawak Teachers

KOTA KINABALU, April 15 -- A state assemblyman has proposed the Education Ministry conducts a review to standardise the regional housing allowance for teachers in Sabah and Sarawak serving outside of their home town.

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18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Pulau Berhala Is Set To Be A Tourism Lure In Sandakan

Pulau Berhala, about five minutes by boat from here, is set to become another tourism lure in the district for recreation and water sports.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lim Kit Siang

Four-men PR fact-finding parliamentary visit to Semporna to find out...

Four-men PR fact-finding parliamentary visit to Semporna to find out whether ESSCOM is "toothless tiger" or "white elephant" and whether it should be closed down as being utterly ineffective Together with the DAP Sabah Chairman and MP for Kota Kinabalu, Jimmy Wong Sze Phing, DAP Sabah Deputy Chairman and MP for Sandakan Stephen Wong Tien Fatt and ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Express

Sandakan centre a boon for Sabah sports

Sandakan: Sabah Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan is confident that the establishment of a National Sports Institute satellite centre in Sandakan will help produce more Sabah athletes in the international arena.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Express

Navy exercise at S'kan waters

Sandakan: The navy here launched a one-day training session known as Borneo War at Sandakan waters to enhance the level of preparedness of its vessels and testing the competency of the force, Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Activist Suggests Kit Siang Visit Semporna For Better Understanding Of Security Environment

A social and human rights activist today suggested that DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang come down to Semporna where an abduction took place last Wednesday to see for himself the delicate security environment on the resort islands.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Shafie Opens Sandakan MRSM, Third In Sabah

Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today officiated the opening of the RM100 million Sandakan Mara Junior Science College , which is the third in Sabah.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Unfair To Blame EssCom For Semporna Kidnap - Activist

KOTA KINABALU, April 4 -- A local Social and Human Rights activist said today that it was unfair for anyone to put the blame on the Eastern Sabah Security Command or its director general for the kidnap incident at a floating resort in Semporna on Wednesday.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Daily Express

Load-shedding by SESB

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd was forced to implement "load shedding " in many districts for several hours from as early as 9am Monday due to the high demand for power by consumers.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Chicken In Temerloh, Pahang, And Pomfret In Penang Sold Cheaply

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 -- The standard dressed chicken is sold at a low price at the Tunas Manja supermarket in Temerloh, Pahang, where it is tagged at RM5.89 per kilogramme.

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Malaysian National News Agency

ESSCOM Celebrates Its First Anniversary With Confidendce

A Special Report By Arthur Edward LAHAD DATU -- Come Tuesday, after officially starting operations on April 1, 2013, the Eastern Sabah Security Command celebrates its first anniversary.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Daily Express

LDP back to having two chiefs

Kota Kinabalu: Liberal Democratic Party appears to have not resolved its protracted leadership crisis with Datuk VK Liew having been elected as president for 2013 to 2018 at the party election and "Special Party Conference" in Sandakan, Saturday.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Woopit Makes Life Easy For Prepaid Users

By Sajad Hussein KOTA KINABALU, March 30 -- Hundreds of pre-paid mobile phone users, particularly in the rural areas and university students in Malaysia, are enjoying the convenience and ease of topping up their talk time, thanks to a small wonder machine called Woopit.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Training Centre For Blind In Sandakan Needs Public Donation

The Kompleks Penyayang Taman Cahaya, a training centre for the blind located in Pekan Muhibbhah near here, needs public donations to cover operating costs.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thunder Storms, Heavy Rains In Sabah, Sarawak Until Early Tonight

KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 -- Thunder storms and heavy rains are expected to continue in several parts of Sabah and Sarawak until early tonight.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Thunderstorm, Heavy Rain In Sabah And Sarawak

KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 -- Thunderstorm and heavy rain in several parts of Sabah and Sarawak are expected to continue until afternoon, the Malaysian Meteorological Department said.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Strong Northeasterly Winds To Persist Till Thursday

KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 -- Prevailing strong northeasterly winds and rough seas off Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak are expected to persist till Thursday.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Moderate API In 13 Areas As At 6am

KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 -- Air quality throughout the country was generally good except for 13 areas which registered moderate Air Pollutant Index readings as at 6am Wednesday.

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