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Business 05 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perlis, Sabah firms agree on joint venture

PERLIS-BASED Bumita Development Sdn Bhd is joining forces with YASmewah Group Sdn Bhd from Sabah in its move to exploit business opportunities outside its home state.

Business 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

TSH Resources gets RM48mil from BAT for tree-planting job

TSH Resources Bhd has secured RM48.5mil from British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) for an industrial tree-planting project in Ulu Tongod, in central Sabah.

Nation 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Handover only if privatisation effort fails

Sabah will hand over the management of water supply to the Federal Government if its bid to fully privatise its water department operations fails, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

Nation 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Corrupt ACA officer jailed and fined

A 31-year-old Anti Corruption Agency officer was sentenced to a total of 12 months' jail and fined RM65,000 by the Sessions Court here yesterday for corrupt practices.

Nation 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man stabbed to death by group of seven

A 37-year-old man was stabbed to death when a group of seven people attacked him while he was having a drink at 2.30am yesterday in a coffeeshop in Sandakan.

Business 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah-based TSH Resources taking lead in biodiversity

Public listed Sabah-based company TSH Resources Bhd has earmarked some 30,000ha or about 25%of its total forest management unit (FMU) in the Ulu Tongod forest reserve in central Sabah as a full-fledged conservation area.

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

New way of life

The dense forest along the Kinabatangan, Sabah's longest river, offers a breathtaking view of the last remnants of Borneo wilderness. The river and its surrounding wetlands make up one of the richest ecosystems on Earth. Eager to tap the floodplain's growing nature tourism market, villagers are beginning to open their doors to paying guests.

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doing his bit for Nature

A MAJOR gripe in the Kinabatangan is that the local people have benefited little from the thriving nature tourism business and serve as mere audiences. Mindful of these grievances, some lodge operators have made it a point to share the tourism pie as well as lighten the burden of their presence on the Kinabatangan environment.

Nation 23 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man killed by toxic fumes

A crew member of a fishing trawler is believed to have died after being overcome by toxic fumes while cleaning the vessel#8217;s icebox at the jetty near the fish market in Sandakan on Tuesday.

Nation 21 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah MCA wants fairer representation

Sabah MCA, which is without representation in the state assembly and government bodies, is asking for a fairer share from the Sabah Barisan Nasional administration.