Kota Kinabalu

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    Permits for Ramadan Bazaar now available
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Jun 3, 2014: City Hall has distributed application forms for hawkers’ licences for this year’s Ramadan Bazaar in Lintasan Deasoka, Sembulan town, Menggatal night market, Kingfisher, Telipok night market, Putera Jaya Farmers Market and Likas Bay (for lemang only). The forms can be obtained at RM1 each at the City Hall office in […]

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    KK hit by another blackout
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, May 6, 2014: Another blackout hit the State Capital and surrounding areas on Monday, leaving many people fuming and flabbergasted that massive power outages are continuing to happen despite repeated assurances by Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB). Many businesses had to close early and court cases had to be adjourned. In a brief […]

  • Pedal power: Hundreds of cyclists taking part in a 16km ride organised as part of the Earth Hour programmes in Kota Kinabalu. Photo: The Star
    Kota Kinabalu installs LED lights and builds solar lit bus stops
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Mar 30, 2014: The state capital is moving towards becoming more energy efficient by switching to light emitting diodes (LEDs) for its street lights. The city had so far installed 360 LED lights at the recently opened bicycle and pedestrian lane at the scenic Likas Bay area, said mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir. Another […]

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    WWII bunker, tunnel found in heart of KK city
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Mar 5, 2014: Heritage Sabah, a local-based non-governmental organisation, recently rediscovered the remnants of a World War Two (WWII) bunker and tunnel that lay hidden in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city for more than two decades. The bunker – believed to be part of an extensive network of secret tunnels used by […]

  • Passengers waiting for the flights at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Photo: AFP/Malay Mail Online
    Kota Kinabalu makes list of ‘hottest’ Asia travel stops
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    Feb 28, 2014: The coastal city of Kota Kinabalu is among the 10 picks on Agoda.com’s “Asia’s Fresh Destinations” list this year, following a spike in interest among travellers throughout 2013 on the hotel booking site. The popular website, whose annual list is now in its fourth year, said the capital city of Sabah enjoyed […]

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    It’s never my intention to pull out routes to Sabah – Tony Fernandez
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Mar 1, 2014: Low cost carrier, AirAsia, is here to stay, its chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, said yesterday. His statement refuted earlier claim that AirAsia would cease operations in Sabah should the airline be forced to move to Terminal 1 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. “Following my recent press […]

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    A great loss if AirAsia were to shift: STGA
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Feb 23, 2014: An amicable solution to the ongoing dispute between budget carrier AirAsia and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) is imperative to secure a winning future for Sabah’s tourism industry. Sabah Tourist Guide Association (STGA) President Daniel Doughty said it would be a great loss to the State if AirAsia were to […]

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    Accelerate your digital startup with MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite [UPDATE]
    Posted in: Happenings, Peoples and Happenings

    Be part of an exclusive program called MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite (powered by JFDI.Asia). The event is Free of Charge. Kick Off Time: 10am Monday, 24th of March (9:30 doors open) Venue: The Palace Hotel, KK MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite, a 3-day exclusive workshop developed specifically to accelerate growth of selected ICT startups to become potential high growth startups. It’s also a platform to prepare startups prior to joining a full fledge accelerator programme. What does an […]

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    French woman among five arrested in KK cannabis bust
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Feb 1: For the past four months or so, a group of individuals believed they’d found the perfect place to grow a very illegal crop. They used two plush condominium units at the exclusive Signal Hill area near the city’s downtown area for their cultivation of cannabis plants. The group had special paraphernalia […]

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    Sabah CPO: KK shooting spree may be linked to underworld
    Posted in: Borneo, News, Sabah

    KOTA KINABALU, Jan 22: Police are looking into the possibility that underworld gangs might be involved in the Jan 10 shootings here. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib said they have not ruled out the possibility that the individuals involved in the shootings were planned by criminal groups. He said three foreigners in their 30s […]

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