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September 2, 2018 3:31 PM Rescued male elephant dies

LAHAD DATU: A male elephant, aged about five years, that was rescued at Ulu Segama Forest Reserve, Lahad Datu on Tuesday, died today. Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) Public Relation Officer, Siti Nur'ain Ampuan Acheh said the rescued elephant died at 8.20am while on the way for treatment at the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary in Kinabatangan. "A post mortem 6

August 30, 2018 6:19 AM Bursa Malaysia rebounds in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher today, with the key index rebounding from yesterday's downtrend as investors took the cue from the upbeat overnight close of Wall Street amid improving oil prices. At 9.04am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.26 points higher at 1,821.9 from Wednesday's close of 1,820.64. Market breadth 21

August 28, 2018 9:46 AM Consultant reviewing Pan Borneo Highway has yet to present findings

KUALA LUMPUR: The two weeks given to the consultant appointed to review the awarded contracts in relation to the Pan Borneo Highway are over, and they must present their findings to the government. Works Minister Baru Bian said he had yet to receive any information regarding the review, which was to look for ways to reduce the cost and scope of the highway's 6

August 13, 2018 9:48 AM Bursa Malaysia ends lower on selling pressure

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower today on selling pressure across-the-board as market sentiment remained volatile due to external factors, dealers said. At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was lower at 1,783.40, down 22.41 points, from Friday's close of 1,805.75. The index opened 2.10 points lower at 1,803.65 and moved between 26

August 7, 2018 5:37 AM 'F*ck you!' Bung Moktar shouts in Dewan

KUALA LUMPUR: The insults have been taken up another notch at the Dewan Rakyat today as Bung Moktar Radin (BN–Kinabatangan) said "F**k you!" twice to Pakatan Harapan MPs after a debate on the SST became heated. Bung Moktar interjected when Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin was speaking about the SST by saying the price of goods in the Selayang wet market had gone up despite 16

August 2, 2018 8:04 AM Pan Borneo Highway project's mechanism, direction to be finalised by Sept

KUALA LUMPUR: The mechanism and direction of the Pan Borneo Highway mega project in Sabah and Sarawak is expected to be finalised and a decision made at the latest by early September, said Works Minister Baru Bian (pix). He said his ministry would appoint an independent consultant to review the implementation of the project involving the work packages 10

July 13, 2018 9:38 AM Bursa Malaysia ends higher for 5th consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: Persistent buying interest in index-linked counters and small capitalisation stocks against a backdrop of positive market sentiment spurred Bursa Malaysia to close stronger for the fifth consecutive trading. At 5pm the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished at the intra-day high of 1,721.93, up 18.36 points, from yesterday's 18

July 13, 2018 12:29 AM Orangutan found dead near Kabili-Sepilok forest reserve

KOTA KINABALU: A male orangutan was found dead at an orchard near the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve on Wednesday. Sabah Wildlife Department spokesperson Siti Nur'Ain Ampuan Acheh said the carcass was found by a staff of a nearby resort lying on the ground without any sign of physical injury. "No foul play is suspected. A full post-mortem will be carried 17

July 11, 2018 3:39 PM Malanjum: The first CJ from Borneo states

KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as the new Chief Justice of Malaysia, marks a new milestone in the country's history as he is the first person from the Borneo states to be appointed to the top post in the judiciary. Malanjum, 65, was appointed to the job after former Chief Justice Tun Md Raus Sharif 26

July 4, 2018 9:11 AM Sabah will proceed with TAED project

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government will proceed with the Tanjung Aru Eco Development (TAED) project, as it will create many employment opportunities for the people, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal told the Sabah state assembly, here today. Saying that the state was now under the rule of a new government, he did not want to rush through the project 10