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Mahkamah tak pernah batal lantikan Amarjit, kata Shafie

Ketua menteri Sabah berkata, hakim Mahkamah Tinggi dalam penghakimannya hanya menyebut pelantikan Amarjit Singh sebagai pengarah Jabatan Air Negeri Sabah melanggar Seksyen 3 Enakmen Bekalan Air Sabah 2003.

Court never ruled Amarjit’s appointment null and void, says Shafie

Shafie Apdal says the Water Department director is a contract officer and the state government will ensure everything is in order.

AirAsia to bring international flights to Sandakan, Tawau next year

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes confident of drawing tourists from Asean countries, China, Korea and Japan.

Mavcom refused to act on klia2 immigration congestion issue, says AirAsia...

Tony Fernandes says Mavcom had demanded proof of congestion instead of making an on-site inspection.

Sabah artist up in arms over mural lookalike

Crig Francis says he was shocked to discover the strong resemblance between the mural at Padang Merdeka and a design he had earlier submitted to DBKK.

Don’t be Warisan’s lapdog, PBS tells ex-colleague over citizenship issue

PBS information chief Joniston Bangkuai says a true leader should not change his stand so easily.

‘Black water’ from taps makes PBS rep see red

Matunggong assemblywoman Julita Majungki says water to 50 villages in Kudat is getting murkier.

Tunjuk bukti Warisan di sebalik kempen kerakyatan, kata bekas pemimpin PBS

Adun Labuk, Abdul Rahman Kongkawan berkata, mereka yang membuat dakwaan itu sepatutnya menyertai latihan JPN untuk melihat apa yang berlaku, bukannya menuding jari ke arah kerajaan negeri.

PBS has no proof of citizenship drive by Warisan, says defector

Abdul Rahman Kongkawan, now in Warisan, denies that the state government set fire to houses as a ruse to give papers to illegals.

Sabah MCA leader raps Liew for comment on Water Department case

Appeal against director's appointment still before the courts, the MCA Batu Sapi division chief tells de facto law minister.

IVF bid fails, now hunt on for fresh rhino sperm

Effort to save Sumatran rhino in Sabah takes a hit after frozen sperm from dead rhino partner fails to do its magic.

Sabah, Sarawak open to cooperation on regional airline

The state leaders say having such an airline would boost tourism and economic activity in Sabah and Sarawak.

Sabah, Sarawak to link up on oil and gas reserves

The two chief ministers say the two states can combine their strengths as they have common interests.

Explain formula for grants to Sabah, Sarawak say CMs

The chief ministers of both states say the federal government did not inform them how the figure was derived.

EC chief on why he chose dates for Tg Piai by-election

Azhar Harun says no one complained when the EC fixed the May 11 Sandakan by-election in the middle of DAP’s annual general meeting.

No solution yet to dubious voters on Sabah electoral roll, says...

Azhar Harun says it’s not easy to remove someone's name as a voter as citizenship matters are decided by the National Registration Department.

Why no funds ahead of shift of Indonesian capital, asks Sabah...

Economist hopes future government allocations will take advantage of this major new development.

‘Sabah stakeholders not consulted over industrial law reforms’

The Sabah Law Society says Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran should consult all stakeholders, including in the state, as the amendments would also affect the rights of Sabahans.

Looking up to agro-entrepreneur Yap to boost Sabah’s agriculture

Sabah Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick says he is looking forward to working with Yap Yun Fook, who was named as mentor for agro-entrepreneurs last March.

Sabah’s tourism will suffer if poaching continues, wildlife expert warns

Benoit Goossens says much of Sabah's fauna has been lost to such activities.

Salleh could be just what PKR needs to grow in Sabah,...

Members are divided in whether to accept the former Umno federal minister but the leadership may opt to look beyond that because of his vast experience.

Five re-arrested over killing of pygmy elephant in Tawau

The Sabah Wildlife Department will seek a new remand order to further investigate the suspects.

Sabah cops won’t entertain ransom demands for kidnapped fishermen

The state police chief says they are working with their Philippine counterparts to trace missing trio.

Sabah orders probe on illegal coral collection in Semporna

Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew says a special team has been instructed to conduct the investigation.