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Sabah to introduce Mesej Tourism Programme to boost income of rural people

KOTA BELUD: The Sabah Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) will introduce a number of new programmes, including the Mini Estet Sejahtera (Mesej) Tourism programme, to economically empower the rural population. Minister Ewon Benedick said the programmes could help develop the rural tourism industry, highlighting the unique tourism attractions in the rural areas of the state.… Continue reading Sabah to introduce Mesej Tourism Programme to boost income of rural people

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Six pygmy elephants found dead

KOTA KINABALU: Mystery surrounds the heartwrenching deaths of six endangered Bornean pygmy elephants in the east coast of Sabah. The carcasses of the elephants, aged between one and 37, were discovered on separate occasions between April 6 and May 20 this year. Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga confirmed the deaths when contacted, but only… Continue reading Six pygmy elephants found dead

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GST to be zero-rated starting June 1

KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) -- The Finance Ministry announced that starting from June 1, 2018, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be zero-rated for all goods and services in Malaysia until further notice. In a statement today, the ministry said the move does not include the goods and services listed in the Goods… Continue reading GST to be zero-rated starting June 1

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Tempoh masa berpuasa di seluruh dunia

UMAT Islam di kebanyakan negara di seluruh dunia akan mula berpuasa esok, 17 Mei. Namun di sesetengah negara yang mana menggunakan pengiraan astronomi untuk menentukan permulaan Ramadan seperti Amerika Syarikat, mereka mula berpuasa pada Rabu, 16 Mei. Di Malaysia, jangka masa berpuasa adalah lebih kurang selama 13 hingga 14 jam. Negara-negara yang berada dalam tempoh… Continue reading Tempoh masa berpuasa di seluruh dunia

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Sabah Tourism records RM2.1 billion revenue in first quarter 2018

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has recorded RM2.1 billion in tourism receipts the first three months this year. Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment permanent secretary Datu Rosmadi Datu Sulai said the revenue showed an increase of 9.5 per cent compared to the same period last year. “International tourist arrivals also registered an increase of 20.4 per cent… Continue reading Sabah Tourism records RM2.1 billion revenue in first quarter 2018