Sunday, 20-May-2018

76 trainees graduate from Montfort

The graduated trainees of MYTC with guests and Montfort’s teachers and instructors. KOTA KINABALU: A total of 76 trainees graduated at the 18th Montfort Youth Training Centre (MYTC) graduation ceremony yesterday. The event was held at MYTC residentia...

MATTA seeks GST clarification from Customs

Datuk Tan Kok Liang KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) welcomes the move of the government to have the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate reduced from 6% to 0% with effect from 1 June 2018. MATTA President Datuk...

Ex-Labuan MP Suhaili to join Warisan

Datuk Suhaili Abd Rahman LABUAN: Former member of parliament (MP) for Labuan, Datuk Suhaili Abd Rahman, has confirmed that he will be joining Parti Warisan Sabah to help strengthen the party’s presence on the island. Suhaili, who was a two-term MP fr...

UMS second university with its name on aircraft

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with regional airline MASwings Sdn Bhd, to strengthen cooperative and two-way relationships. Vice Chancellor Professor Datuk Dr D Kamarudin D Mudin said histo...

Over one million voters in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The number of registered voters in Sabah has increased to 1,117,337 from 982,644 during the 13th general election (GE13) said state Election Commission (EC) director Rohiman Sahia. He said the number of registered voters in Labuan for th...

Amok man dies, wife critical

LABUAN: A man who ran amok, slashing his wife and son with a machete here on Saturday afternoon, died that night at the Labuan Nucleus Hospital. The 53-year-old staff of Labuan Correctional Centre (Prison), with the rank of sergeant, collapsed at the h...

Prioritise local interest in Labuan Port management takeover call

KOTA KINABALU: The proposed taking over of Labuan port’s management should first consider local interest as its priority, failing which, it could be deemed to underestimate and downgrade the ability and credibility of the local business community. Part...

Nursery gutted by fire

KOTA BELUD: A nursery was destroyed by fire at Kampung Labuan, here yesterday. However, none of the teachers or children were reported hurt when the fire broke out at 4.40pm. State Fire and Rescue Department Public Relation Officer, Superintendent Mohd...

451 participate in Drug Free Cycling Competition

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 451 participants from the Peninsular, Sabah, Labuan and Brunei took part in the Sabah’s state-level 66 km MTB Drug Free Cycling Competition in conjunction with the Sunday Family Ride program here yesterday. Chief Minister Tan ...

39% rise in tourist arrivals achievable – Tourism M’sia

LABUAN: Tourism Malaysia’s (TM) forecast of 39 per cent increase in tourist arrivals or 36 million tourist receipts reaching RM168 billion is achievable with well-planned programs and promotions in place. Tourism Malaysia Visit Year 2020 Head of Secret...

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