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  1. Hasan suggests Coop 1M in all Sabah districtsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Daily Express

    PUTATAN: Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Hassan Malek suggested that more sub-distribution centres for co-operatives' products be opened in the State. According to Hassan, if possible, each district should have one sub-distribution centre.

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  2. Man detained over rape of girl, 14, in LDRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Daily Express

    LAHAD DATU: A 23-year-old man was detained after he allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl at Kg Sarip, here, Tuesday. District Police Chief ACP Hamzah Ahmad on Friday said the man was detained at his house in Kg Sepagaya on Thursday following a report lodged by the girl a day earlier.

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  3. RCI report: Ex-chief judge: Government should pick a non-politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Former Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Steve Shim said it was important that the Government appoints a non-politician to head the management committee on immigrants in Sabah, as recommended in the Royal Commission of Inquiry report on Sabah immigrants. Shim, who chaired the RCI, said he and his panel members had recommended someone who was not involved in politics so that a more impartial approach to the long-standing issue could be taken.

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  4. Four things to look out for in Sabah RCI reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Lim Kit Siang

    More than half a year after the government received the royal commission of inquiry report on immigrants in Sabah, Putrajaya is finally set to release the document tomorrow. The delay comes as no surprise after the nine month-long RCI hearing last year gave a controversial glimpse of the political machinations in Sabah which permanently altered the state's demography.

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  5. Sabah leaders fear lack of political will turn much-awaited Rci into another BN FiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    After more than six months of waiting, the findings by a Royal Commission of Inquiry into illegal immigrants in Sabah will be released today, but already the state leaders are doubtful that its recommendations will be able to correct the wrongs of 40 years. They said uncontrolled immigration and Sabah's population boom because of illegal immigrants being granted "instant citizenship" was deliberately manufactured to serve Putrajaya's political interests.

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  6. is this How to Stand Up for Sabah? Shafie cheers Sedition Act & it ban on secession talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Coming from Semporna, Sabah, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal has welcomed the Prime Minister's decision to preserve the Sedition Act, noting that people from his hometown will feel safer due to the law's retention. Shafie, who is also Rural and Regional Development Minister, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had made a wise decision to retain and strengthen the Act.

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  7. Malaysia reverses vow to scrap controversial sedition lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday said the Sedition Act will be retained and enhanced, drawing warnings of a lurch to authoritarian rule. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak addresses delegates during the annual congress of his ruling party, the United Malays National Organisation in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 27, 2014.

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  8. Malaysia's Sedition Act will stay: NajibRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Prime Minister Najib Razak said the Sedition Act will remain with a proposal to include two provisions - aimed to preserve the sanctity of Islam and other religions, and to prosecute those who called for the separation of Sabah and Sarawak from the country. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Thursday that the Sedition Act will be maintaned, with a proposal to include two special provisions to strengthen the act.

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  9. Stating the Undeniable: 'I wouldn't go to eastern Sabah without guards' - NazriRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Insisting that eastern Sabah is not safe, Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said he would not go there without the protection of bodyguards. "Without bodyguards, I won't even go to eastern Sabah," he was quoted as saying in the online edition of Sinchew Daily today.

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  10. Dept proposes college for special studentsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: State Education Director Datuk Jame Alip has proposed that a vocational college for students with special needs be set up in Sabah. He said it is timely for such college to be established to provide organised and systematic modules and syllabus in producing well-trained students in various skills relevant to the workforce sector.

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  11. Liquidated and Ascertained Damages loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: Liquidated and Ascertained Damages loom for many projects in Sabah chiefly caused by skilled and unskilled labour shortage since the Lahad Datu intrusion incident. This was followed by the subsequent crackdown on foreign migrants, besides the shortage of cement supply to increasing numbers of real estate construction projects, with more approved in the pipeline.

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  12. Malaysia woos back the ChineseRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The tourism authorities are working hard to win back the Chinese tourists who have dropped in huge numbers since MH370 and the Sabah kidnappings. It has been a difficult year for tourism in the country.

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  13. Nazri: I was speaking the truthRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Daily Express

    PETALING JAYA: Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz has defended his remark that Sabah was still unsafe to visit amid criticism that his statement harmed tourism in the State. He said he made the remark during a debate in Parliament as he had to tell "the truth" so that he did not give a wrong impression to tourists.

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  14. Cancellations after Nazri's remarksRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: Disparaging remarks made by Federal Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz have worsened the tourism situation in Sabah the past few days and players demand that he quickly rectify the statement attributed to him before it kills the State tourism industry. There is also a suggestion that he should, perhaps, hand over his duties to someone more competent and mindful about making sensitive statements.

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  15. Give aid to films on nation's history, Finas toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Star Online

    FORMER tourism minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said called on the National Film Development Corporation to cut down on funds for horror flicks and mythical themed movies and give more to productions of films depicting the nation's history. Taking the example of the British Film Institute, she said it funded the Oscar-winning movie The King's Speech , which portrayed the life of King George VI.

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  16. Having wildlife meat: 2 penalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Express

    TAWAU: Wildlife officers have vowed to step up efforts to check illegal hunting and trading in protected wildlife in the State. "The Wildlife Department's Enforcement Unit will be working harder and conducting more roadblocks and surprise checks on all the illegal hunting hotspots in Sabah, including Kinabatangan, Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu and even in the Sipitang area," warned Deputy Director Augustine Tuuga.

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  17. Security not your business, NazriRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents expressed disappointment over the statement by Federal Tourism and Culture Minister Dato' Seri Nazri Aziz that he will not order his officials abroad to promote Sabah as he "cannot guarantee tourists safety in Lahad Datu". Matta President Haji Hamzah Rahmat said bluntly that: "The business of security of the country, including Sabah, is the responsibility of the Minister of Home Affairs and not the Minister of Tourism and Culture.

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  18. Nazri slammed over 'Sabah unsafe'Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Express

    PETALING JAYA: Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has come under fire for saying that the safety of tourists could not be guaranteed in Sabah until two recent kidnappings were resolved. Sabah Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun, said his Federal counterpart's statement threatened to undo the hard work undertaken by the Sabah tourism authorities to bring back tourists to the state.

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  19. There is HOPE for Anwar - Tian says after his own acquittalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    There is still hope for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's freedom as the court proved its independence by acquitting PKR's Tian Chua of his sedition charge. The party's vice-president told The Rakyat Post that his acquittal was a sign of proper justice practised by the court despite the fact that Chua was on the opposing side of the Federal Government.

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  20. Mheans ready to play bigger role after upgradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Native Affairs Council is ready to take up more responsibilities and duties to further protect native interests when it is gazetted as a department on January 1, 2015. The upgrade of Mheans' status into a Sabah Native Affairs Department was announced in the State Budget 2015 tabled by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman on Nov 7. Mheans President Mohamad bin Alamin said about RM21.52 million was also allocated for the Council's administration expenses, under next year's budget of the Local Government and Housing Ministry, when Mheans functions as a department.

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