Tuesday, August 21, 2018
KOTA MARUDU - A mysterious bright light shooting across the Sabah sky late Monday night, has caught everyone by surprise as they wondered if the sight could have been a meteor shower.
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The Prime Minister said the projects could not go on due to Malaysia's financial woes.
However, details of the cancellation - including such matters as compensation - would have to be discussed later, he said.
Dr Mahathir said this at a press conference before ending his five-day visit to China on Tuesday (Aug 21).
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Monday, August 20, 2018
By Suarah Petroleum Group
Petronas’ Group Strategic Communications wrote a letter to the editor of The Edge to clarify the outdated Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) terms used in their article “The black gold conundrum” dated July 30.
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Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to the idyllic tropical archipelago, branding it an illegal destination due to its lack of diplomatic status.
As China extends its influence across the Pacific, Palau is one of Taipei’s 18 remaining allies worldwide and is under pressure to switch allegiances, officials and business people there say.
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Both issues have been sticking points in recent months, with Malaysia's Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad repeatedly saying that his country is selling water to Singapore at too low a price, and most recently, suggesting that it should be raised by at least 10 times.
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Sunday, August 19, 2018
The paper based on a five-year research on the primary vector (Anopheles balabacensis) of the monkey malaria (caused by Plasmodium knowlesi) also found that most of the cases were in the interior.
The paper titled "Mitochondrial variation in subpopulations of Anopheles balabacensis Baisas in Sabah, Malaysia (Diptera: Culicidae)" was authored by Prof Dr Chua Tock Hing and co-authored by Benny Manin (a doctorate student in UMS) and Prof Chris Drakely from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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Friday, August 17, 2018
KOTA KINABALU - A grassroots movement formed to resist plans for the Kaiduan Dam has called on the Parti Warisan Sabah-led state government to halt construction of the mega dam, in keeping with its manifesto pledge to protect, preserve and conserve nature in Sabah.
The Task Force Against Kaiduan Dam (TAKaD) said if the project was allowed to continue, it would have a negative impact on the environment whether in Penampang, where the dam was initially planned to be built, or in Papar where the government had proposed moving the project following objections from locals.
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JAKARTA (The Straits Times/Asia News Network) - He smokes about 40 cigarettes a day and takes puffs in between cups of coffee.
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Ever since Merdeka in 1957, Malaya and subsequently Malaysia has only known one federal government – the Alliance – which later expanded to become Barisan Nasional.
But after 61 long years in power, Barisan fell in the 14th general election (GE14) on May 9, 2018.
Malaysians, fed-up and angered by widening inequality, rising prices, corruption and the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal, pushed the coalition out of power.
Voters instead pinned their hopes on the four-party Pakatan Harapan comprising PKR, DAP, Bersatu and Amanah led by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
KOTA KINABALU - Analysts here believe the creation of opposition bloc Gabungan Bersatu Sabah (GBS) may be the prelude to the eventual end of Umno in the state.
Political scientist Rahezzal Shah Abd Karim of Sabah UiTM acknowledged that Umno had managed to hold on to a number of seats in the state despite the recent general election results showing that more people favoured local-based political parties.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Itu pendapat Timbalan Ketua Menteri, Tan Sri James Jemut Masing apabila dihubungi Astro AWANI untuk mengulas kenyataan kontroversi beliau berhubung sambutan 31 Ogos yang didakwa tiada kaitan dengan rakyat di negeri Sarawak.
Menurut James, negeri Sarawak mempunyai tarikh kemerdekaan pada 22 Julai setiap tahun kerana sambutan tarikh itu adalah lebih signifikan buat rakyat di negeri itu.
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KOTA KINABALU - The curtain will finally come down on Barisan Nasional (BN) in Sabah when Gabungan Bersatu Sabah (GBS), a coalition of opposition parties that will include Umno, is formalised in the next 10 days.
Jeffrey Kitingan, the president of Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) and one of the leading proponents of GBS, said the new entity will be the state opposition’s new identity as a group.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan reminds Warisan leaders who are gung-ho about the Merdeka Month that Malaysia was only formed on Sept 16, 1963.
KOTA KINABALU - Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan believes the people of Sabah are starting to realise they have been fooled by the sweet promises made by Parti Warisan Sabah, which is now leading the state government.
Speaking to FMT, Kitingan said it was a pity that so many people voted for Warisan only to realise that the party is unable to fulfil its manifesto.
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Its chief, Abdul Aziz Julkarnain, said the move appeared to be “rewarding” foreigners entering the state to work illegally.
Speaking to reporters here today, Aziz said Sabah Umno Youth opposed the proposal as it did not respect the sensitivity of people in the state.
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Dun Zuyi, a villager from Enshi in Hubei province, said in a video filmed by a group of university students that she would never leave her home for a care home unless her daughter, Liu Yinping, came back to see her again.
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