Muguntan Vanar

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17 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sabah lawyers ready to help stateless children get citizenship

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah lawyers are ready to assist the state and federal government to formulate a mechanism and process that protects stateless children in Sabah.

16 Mar 2019 | 7:28 PM

DOE bans open burning as wildfires shrouds KK in haze

KOTA KINABALU: The Department of Environment (DOE) has ordered all types open burning activities be stopped as seven wildfires continue raging around the state capital, engulfing it in haze.

A bush fire near a housing area in Kota Kinabalu.
16 Mar 2019 | 2:49 PM

Haze hits Kota Kinabalu, API reading at 143

KOTA KINABALU: Air pollutant levels in Sabah's state capital have hit the unhealthy mark as bush fires were reported around the city in the current dry spell.

Filepic is for illustration purposes
16 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sabah to create a food corridor

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah hopes to fast track the creation of a “green food corridor” along the Kinabatangan River to minimise human-­elephant conflict.

16 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Shafie: Registration of stateless kids will be transparent

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will ensure the registration of stateless children – who have one Malaysian parent – is carried out in a transparent manner, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.

15 Mar 2019 | 8:26 PM

No automatic citizenship in stateless children census, says Aziz Jamman

KOTA KINABALU: The Home Ministry’s plan to provide documentation to stateless children is not an automatic issuance of citizenship, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman

15 Mar 2019 | 6:32 PM

Tourist injured when bus overturns near Kota Belud

KOTA KINABALU: A tourist from China suffered minor injuries after a bus with 15 people on board skidded off the road and crashed into a drain at Kampung Kesapang in Kota Belud.

15 Mar 2019 | 4:19 PM

'Green food corridor' planned to minimise human-elephant conflict in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah hopes to fast track the "green food corridor" along the Kinabatangan river to minimise human-elephant conflict, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.

15 Mar 2019 | 9:20 AM

Stateless children problem must be tackled now, says Sabah assistant minister

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government's decision to resolve the issue of stateless children by legalising them is an approach that takes the “bull by its horns”, says Sabah PKR leader Kenny Chua.

12 Mar 2019 | 6:25 PM

Firemen looking for three-year-old boy believed to have fallen into monsoon drain

KOTA KINABALU: Firemen have launched a search and rescue operation for a three-year-old boy who may have fallen into a monsoon drain near a house in Petagas near here.