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Muguntan Vanar

vmugu@thestar.com.my

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Speculation rife over early Sabah polls

23 January 2017

KOTA KINABALU: Speculation is rife that Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman is planning for early state elections instead of holding it simultaneously with the 14th General Election, which must be held next year at the latest.

Stay close to Malaysian waters, fishermen warned

22 January 2017

KOTA KINABALU: Fishermen in Sabah’s east coast have been warned against crossing the sea border to southern Philippines as they not only faced action by the authorities there but can also be kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf-linked gangs.

Sabah concerned about effect of GST

21 January 2017

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah wants a slice of revenue obtained from the goods and services tax (GST) as it is unable to expand its own state sales tax (SST).

Halipa takes over from the Muktadirs

21 January 2017

KOTA KINABALU: A notorious Abu Sayyaf sub-commander is believed to be responsible for the kidnapping of three Sandakan-based Indonesian crewmen at gunpoint in the Sulu Sea off the Phi­­lippines.

Sabah-southern Philippines barter trade ban not lifted

18 January 2017


KOTA KINABALU: A barter trade ban between Sabah and the southern Philippines has not been lifted under moves to relax certain restrictions in trade that were imposed in April last year following a spate of Abu Sayyaf link kidnappings in Sulu Sea.

22 Sabah schools close due to floods

18 January 2017

KOTA KINABALU: Twenty-two schools in Sabah’s northern Kota Marudu and Pitas districts were closed as heavy overnight rain triggered flooding in low-lying areas and cut off at least five main roads.

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