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Labuan-Sabah bridge must be studied carefully – Pairin

LABUAN, Feb 25, 2014: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan said yesterday that the bridge to link Labuan and Sabah might be a grand idea, but the plan must be reviewed carefully from all aspects. “The cost to build the bridge as reported in the newspapers is not less than RM60 billion and this makes it impossible for any one person to be the main decision maker on our side. We must think in ...

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Labuan excited over bridge, Palawan ferry

LABUAN, Jan 2: It was a year of thunder but without rain - a term Chinese old folks use to describe when there is plenty of big talk without result. The "big bang" came at the end of the year when former Sabah Chief Minister, Tan Sri Harris Salleh, who had remained detached from the island since its federalisation under his care in 1984, suddenly sprang a surprise - to undertake and finance a colossal RM60 ...

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China firm to build Labuan Bridge

LABUAN, Dec 4: The proposed bridge to link Labuan and Sabah is now possible after it was merely talked about by the people years before. Representing former chief minister Tan Sri Harris Mohd Salleh at a briefing session for the committees of Malay, Kadazandusun, Chinese and Indian chambers of commerce at Tiara Hotel here, Raden Kakung said both the people of Labuan and Sabah were looking forward to have th ...

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Government still undecided on bridge for Labuan

LABUAN, Nov 13: The government is still studying the viability of building a bridge linking Labuan to the mainland of Sabah, despite repeated requests from various quarters. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) responsible for the study had yet to come to a decision on the matter. "It is still being studied thoroughly by EPU, the relevant central agencies and the ...

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