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Music Fest at Tip of Borneo This Coming July

  Tip of Borneo The Music Fest 2011 at the Tip of Borneo will return again to take centre stage at Tanjung Simpang Mengayau here  on July 16 and 17, starting from 5pm to 9.30pm on both days. This year the audience can expect more from the Music Fest repertoire...

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WWF Agrees Sabah Marine Park has Much to Offer

Sunrise in Kudat overlooking the proposed marine park The proposed Tun Mustapha Park on a conservation area in northern Sabah is a treasure trove for eco-tourism.Its limestone caves at Balambangan Island and its pristine beaches are prompting environmentalists to pitch the tourism possibilities with tour operators in the state.WWF Malaysia organised a...

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Damai Central To Become Sarawak’s Premier Holiday Destination

Damai Beach Damai Central, a new resort-styled multi-purpose complex in Kuching will become another tourist attraction that will enhance Sarawak’s image as a premier holiday destination. The complex, set on the edge of South China Sea and adorned by the majestic Mount Santubong, will be an exciting business and event...

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Promoting Sarawak as an International Meeting Destination

Pullman Kuching: Gearing up for MICE Sarawak, the beautiful state of Malaysia in Borneo is blessed with natural splendor and colourful history. Coupled with high quality facilities and experience in hosting conferences, it is wonder that Sarawak will be a great Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) venue. Sarawak Convention...

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Famous Photographer Amazed by Brunei’s Underwater Life

While Sabah’s islands are best known as diving spots by international divers, here is a discovery in Malaysia’ neighboring country, Brunei. William Tan, a famous Singaporean underwater photographer who recently undertook a four-day diving expedition in the waters of Brunei Darussalam believes that the Sultanate’s untouched coral reefs and diverse marine life...

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Taiwan News Recommends Ten Things to Have Fun in Sabah

Sabah was recently featured in one of Taiwan’s top three english language newspapers, ‘Taiwan News’. The article elaborates on the attractions of Sabah and here are their picks: Tasting delectable local cuisine is a must- try activity in Sabah 1. Snorkeling, diving swimming 2. Seawalking 3. Whitewater rafting 4. River...

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NY Zoo Educator Coming to Borneo

Orang utans at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Sabah One of the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park’s educators is working on her own education and will be traveling to the island of Borneo.On Saturday, Colleen B. Bernard, education coordinator for the zoo, will travel to the state of...

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Wakeboard World Cup Stop Fever Hits Sarawak

Water sports enthusiasts around the world will be eyeing Kuching from Sept 16-18 2011 when international stars converge to compete in the IWWF Wakeboard World Cup Stop. This was disclosed by Assistant Tourism Minister Datuk Talip Zulpilip as the state of Sarawak, Malaysia has won the bid to host a...

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First Paragliding Accuracy World Cup Sabah 2011

Sabah will be the meeting point for 58 participants from 10 countries who will take part in the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2011 to be held for the first time here on June 10–12 at the Lohan Hill, Kampung Ulu Lohan, Ranau. They are from Taiwan (2), Slovenia (4), Indonesia...