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Number of Sabah flood victims remain at 36 this morning

KOTA KINABALU: The number of flood victims in Sabah still at a temporary evacuation centre (PPS) remain at 36 from eight families as of 8 a.m. today. A Sabah Disaster Management Committee statement said only one PPS in the Kota

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Sabah Wildlife Dept: Death of 50-60 elephants in 10 years due to poisoning

KALABAKAN: Fifty to 60 elephants reported dead in the last 10 years in Sabah were due to poisoning, according to Sabah Wildlife Department deputy director Dr Sen Nathan. “Every elephant in the state is exposed to poison, either from plants,

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82 Indonesian illegal immigrants deported from Sabah today

TAWAU: A total of 82 illegal immigrants from Indonesia, including five women, were deported to their homeland via the Tawau Port to Nunuka, in the republic today. The National Security Council (NSC) director in Sabah, Sharifah Sitti Saleha Habib Yussof,

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Flights bringing back Sabah IPT students resume operations tomorrow

KOTA KINABALU: Flights bringing back students from institutions of higher learning (IPT) to Sabah will resume operations tomorrow, said the state’s Education and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Yusof Yacob. He said four flights from Kuala Lumpur and Sarawak would bring back

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Public to fill up approval form to enter Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Members of the public who wish to enter Sabah for essential services and official duty must obtain approval from the Chief Minister’s Department by filling up the special approval form online. Sabah Health director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi

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Kidnap victims may end up being trafficked again even after being freed

LAHAD DATU: All kidnap victims in the east coast of Sabah by groups in Southern Philippines for ransom purposes could end up being trafficked again even after being freed, said Eastern Sabah Security Command commander Datuk Hazani Ghazali. He said the

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Shafie: Sabah students from Peninsula and Sarawak undergo quarantine at home

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah tertiary students studying in the peninsula and Sarawak, including those holding Sabah Foundation scholarships, who are returning to the state are exempted from being held in the quarantine centres. However, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie

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Returning Sabah students urged to fill up health declaration honestly

KOTA KINABALU: All students returning to Sabah during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period must fill up their health declaration form honestly, said state health director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi. She said the health screening would be conducted at the entry points and

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A new polio case detected in Sabah

PUCHONG: A three-year old foreigner in Sandakan, Sabah has been confirmed infected with polio. Health Ministry secretary general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the boy was confirmed infected with polio after test by World Health Organization (WHO) in Australia

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Sabah PKR solidly behind Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PKR stands solidly behind the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. Its chief Datuk Christina Liew reiterated the party’s stance in quashing baseless talk that party leaders had raised doubts over his leadership in the state.

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