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    Malaysia’s top property developers gather in Sandakan for PIHex 2013
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    SANDAKAN: The Sandakan instalment of the 2013 Property Investment and Home Expo (PIHex) will be held at Yu Yuan Secondary School from 10:00am to 8:00pm daily. PIHex Sandakan is a free-to-attend exhibition that features developers from Sabah, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and even Australia. It is an exhibition that showcases various property projects including high end […]

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    PIHex coming soon to Sandakan
    Posted in: Borneo

    SANDAKAN: After the huge success of the Kota Kinabalu instalment, PIHex Sandakan edition will be held for three days from 14 to 16 June 2013 at the Yu Yuan Secondary School from 10:00am to 8:00pm daily. Public admission is free of charge. The Expo will feature over 50 booths. The participating developers will present their projects […]

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    No record of Kiram’s nephew working as tour guide: STGA
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Tourist Guide Association (STGA) on Wednesday said it has not found any record of a nephew of the self-styled Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, by the name of Dennis Kiram, working as a tourist guide in the State. Its President, Daniel Doughty, claimed STGA had searched for Dennis, including confirmation from […]

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    Verbal art, a new expressive art form introduced in KK
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU: A group of dynamic artists here calling themselves Cracko Art Group organised a ‘verbal art’ night, in what could be the first of its kind here in Sabah. Led by one of its members, Harold Egn Eswar, the theme of the Saturday night’s event was ‘Voices From the Asylum’, providing a platform for […]

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    1 year for guides to brush up on Korean
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    By Rini Zahlifah Ismail   KOTA KINABALU: State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the current arrangement of a local tour guide and, if necessary, a Korean translator, in the bus will continue. “But every opportunity will be made available so that the sit-in local tour guides can learn Korean,” Masidi said […]

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    Misguided decision by the Federal Tourism Ministry
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

      The Federal Ministry decision to “temporarily open” tourist guiding labor market to Korean citizen tourist guides is detrimental not only to the well being of Malaysian tourist guides in Sabah but also to the tourism industry as a whole.   Firstly, Malaysian tourist guides are being sidelined. We, the local tourist guides, are disappointed […]

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    Do not rush Korean guides plan – STGA
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Tour Guide Association (STGA) has insisted that the Ministry of Tourism should not rush its plan to allow Korean nationals to work as tour guides in Sabah, saying it might not necessarily be the best solution for the state tourism industry. Its chairman, Daniel Doughty, said a thorough consideration of all the […]

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    SEPA surprised over firm’s claim
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Environmental Protection Association (Sepa) on Thursday expressed surprise over Hap Seng Building Materials Sdn Bhd’s claim that its quarry work in Kukusan Forest Reserve “complied with the requirements” set by the authorities. Responding to a statement by Hap Seng Chief Executive, Ron Delaney, Gary Yap of Tawau Sepa, said the fact is […]


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