Tag Archives: Sabah

July 30

Shafie announces dissolution of Sabah state assembly

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has announced the dissolution of the state assembly in the midst of the current political turmoil. In a press conference at the Sabah Administrative Centre building here on Thursday (July 30), he said this was his prerogative as a Chief Minister to call for such a dissolution. […]

February 28

Special funds for Bumiputera contractors

Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman yesterday announced a Pan Borneo Highway Contractor Financing Facility specifically for Bumiputera contractors in Sabah. Musa said eligible Sabahan Bumiputera contractors could receive financing facility and financial guarantee worth RM500 million to carry out sub-contract work packages under the Sabah Pan Borneo Highway project. He said the federal and […]

October 06

Media Prima discontinues newspapers in 2 states, aims to be “bolder”

Media Prima has announced that it will make progress with “technological-based changes” amidst the challenges in the media industry, according to the New Straits Times. Datuk Kamal Khalid (pictured), group managing director, said that technology has resulted in its cost-base strategy becoming irrelevant and that Media Prima has to be “bolder” in the choices it […]

September 03

Sabah Zika patient dies from heart-related complications

A man from Sabah who tested positive for Zika has died from heart-related complications. Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) confirmed that the 61-year-old from Taman Public Jaya in Likas died on Saturday afternoon from heart-related complications, not the virus. “He was scheduled for heart surgery next month. The death is not […]