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KK businesses slash prices, turn to Malaysians to make up for drop in Chinese tourists

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 11 -- The ongoing travel ban on visitors from China have predictably upset tourism in Sabah, along with other businesses that used to thrive on the regular stream of tourists to th... Read More


Sabah elephant death toll rises again, with two new cases

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 10 -- Elephant deaths in the state continue to rise with two new cases reported over the weekend. Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga confirmed that two elephant ca... Read More


As Wuhan virus persists, Sabah expands fever scans to domestic arrivals

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 7 -- Sabah has stepped up its preventive measures against the novel coronavirus outbreak by imposing temperature screening measures for all incoming visitors, both domestic and int... Read More


Sabah CM: Seven-day extension maximum for China tourists in wake of coronavirus

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 6 -- The Sabah government is standing firm on its one-week visa extension for Chinese nationals in the wake of its ban on direct flights from China due to the outbreak of the novel... Read More


Rising racial tensions in Sabah must be nipped in the bud, says police chief

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 4 -- Sabah police are concerned about the rising spectre of racism in the state following the scuffle between Umno Youth leader Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, better known as blogger... Read More


Rights groups call for review of disabled man's attempted suicide conviction in Terengganu

Kuala Lampur, Feb. 3 -- Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) and Hakam have called on the attorney general (AG) to review the six-month prison sentence of a disabled man who attempted suicide in Kuala Terengganu... Read More


Help stranded Chinese tourists return home, envoy tells Sabah govt

KOTA KINABALU, Feb. 3 -- China's Consul-General's Office in Sabah here has asked the state government to formulate an action plan to help send back "thousands" of tourists stuck here following the sta... Read More


Govt committed to decriminalising attempted suicide, says law minister

PUTRAJAYA, Feb. 3 -- The government remains firm on its decision to decriminalise attempted suicide, said de facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong, following the conviction of a 38-year-old disabled... Read More


Sabah deputy CM: All scheduled and chartered flights from China to Sabah suspended

Kuala Lampur, Jan. 30 -- Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew today said that, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, the state has decided to temporarily s... Read More


Sabah tourism players seek state govt's help to face impending Chinese visitor slump

KOTA KINABALU, Jan. 27 -- Bracing for some tough times ahead with potentially zero tourists from China, the Sabah tourism industry is hoping that the state government will step in and help cushion the... Read More