ESSCOM detained 40 Indonesian immigrants including women, children

TAWAU: Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM) detained 40 Indonesians immigrants including women and children that just arrived from Nunukan, Indonesia without documents and landed at Kalabakan River at 1pm this afternoon. ESSCOM commander DCP Datuk Hazani Ghazali the immigrants detained were 20 men, 18 women and 2 boys who paid RM600 for the trip and […]

Reopening KKIA2 can generate five million tourist arrivals – Tony

KOTA KINABALU: AirAsia is set on reopening Kota Kinabalu International Airport Terminal 2 (KKIA2), confident it can generate five million tourist arrivals. AirAsia Berhad group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the airline believes reopening the airport will enable AirAsia to continue the growth it had before, and more. “We used to grow […]

42 Sabahans, foreigners to be charged for World Cup betting

KUDAT: As the France people celebrate their countrymen for winning the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, it was a different story for some 42 Sabahans and foreigners as they will be charged in court for their involvement in illegal football betting. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din said the suspects or ‘bookies’, comprises of […]

Women NGOs condemn death threats against assemblywoman

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Women’s Action-Resource Group (SAWO) is among the groups of women condemning in the strongest terms the death threats made against Seri Delima assemblyperson Syerleena Abdul Rashid. The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) recalled similar threats made in the past, notably against former BERSIH 2.0 chair and current MP Maria Chin […]

Committal proceedings lodged against developer, director over illegal Sabindo building

TAWAU: An application for committal proceedings against a developer and its director relating to the illegal building at the Sabindo open space was filed by the plaintiff, Bishop James Wong, at the High Court here yesterday. According to Sri Tanjong assemblyman Jimmy Wong, he was made to understand that the plaintiff, represented by Bishop James […]

Man denies molesting sales assistant in hypermall toilet

KOTA KINABALU: An unemployed man claimed trial in the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday to molesting a sales assistant inside a toilet of a hypermall. Bensamir Bajad, 27, who appeared before magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie, was charged under Section 354 of the Penal Code. The indictment carries a jail term of up to 10 years and […]

Ministry monitoring all institutions of higher learning – Jenifer

KOTA KINABALU: The Education and Innovation Ministry is monitoring all institutions related to education in Sabah in order to ensure Sabahan students get quality education, particularly from private higher learning education providers (IPTS). “Our ministry at his point works as a monitoring body for all institutions related to education in Sabah. We are meeting and […]

Pitas villagers’ long awaited road will be realised soon

PITAS: The wait will be over soon for hundreds of Kampung Kobon residents here to enjoy more comfortable road facilities. Sabah ’s Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick delivered the good news after his visit to survey the condition of the plantation roads and forest roads often used by the villagers within the area. He said […]