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Anwar’s claim of having majority to form govt raises questions

KUALA LUMPUR: The claim by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday of him having a “strong, formidable and convincing” majority to take over the government raises various questions as to what extent he would go to bring down the Perikatan Nasional (PN)

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Basic amenities. infrastructure still big issues in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Basic amenities and infrastructure, such as clean water supply, electricity, roads and mobile telecommunication network coverage are still big issues in Sabah today. Those are the issues that have been the hot topics of discussions among various quarters,

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PBS to contest 15 seats in Sabah election

PENAMPANG: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), in partnership with Perikatan Nasional (PN), will contest 15 seats using its own logo in the coming state election. PBS president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili (pix) said although PBS requested for 25 state seats, it decided, as

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Sabah State Election candidates advised to fill out nomination forms before Sept 12

KOTA KINABALU: Potential candidates for the Sabah State Election are advised to familiarise themselves with the nomination form by filling it and making the necessary checks before nomination day on Sept 12. Election Commission (EC) secretary Ikmalrudin Ishak said this can

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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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