Category: Sabah

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Tour of Borneo Next Year

2012 will bring the first-ever Tour of Borneo, the Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) has announced. The five-day tour will run from April 27 to May 1 next year and will cover a total distance of 674km over its five stages and will feature dramatic scenery. The UCI has also...

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The Green Connection

Our eyes were glued to the swift movement of shark, stingray, turtle and a myriad of other marine life as they roam freely inside a gigantic tank. A diver was feeding them while a host was introducing their identity. We were lucky to be able to hear about human’s threats...

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Double-Digit Growth in Tourist Arrivals to Sabah

Parasailing in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park KOTA KINABALU – Sabah has for the first time, experienced a double-digit growth in tourist arrivals this year, said State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun. He said the number of tourist arrivals increased to 12 per cent as of July,...

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The Awesome Danum Valley!

I had the grandest opportunity to visit Danum Valley this year and the fact is, it was one of my most worth visiting expeditions to the heart of Borneo rainforest. Our mission to Danum Valley required a short 45 minute flight from Kota Kinabalu to the palm oil township, Lahad...

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The 6th International Folklore Festival 2011, Sabah

What a sparkling costume of Kazakhstan contingent The 6th International Folklore Festival was successfully held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from 24th-26th July 201. This event has provided a vast platform for the cultural enthusiasts around the world to enjoy and witness the beauty and uniqueness of cultural dances, traditional costumes and extravagant...

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Mt. Kinabalu Summit Challenge

Standing tall on the 4095M peak of Mt. Kinabalu to witness a panoramic view of Sabah is the dream of many adventure seekers. The mountain is regarded as one of the highest in South East Asia and climber-friendly. There are several folklore stories about this sacred mountain which make this...

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North Borneo Railway: A Journey Back to the Colonial Era

On 4th July 2011, the Sutera Harbour Resort’s North Borneo Railway resumes business to enliven the long gone era of British North Borneo. The exclusive train service was launched in January 2000, a joint venture project between the Sutera Harbour Resort and the Sabah State Railway Department to promote Sabah...