BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces took rapid advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an emergency step to help
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Prof. Dr. Jennifer Chan Kim Lian, Director of Borneo Tourism Research Centre (left) handing over the programme book to  Alexander Yee SANDAKAN: The Kinabatangan-Corridor of Life Tourism Operator Association (KiTA) is pleased to continue its collaboration with Borneo Tourism Research Centre, UMS in organising a seminar and workshop entitled “ENHANCING PROFTIABILITY THROUGH SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND PRACTICES
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Tommy (duduk tengah) bersama AJK penganjur beliau TELUPID: Sebanyak 12 Pasukan akan berentap pada kejohanan bolasepak Piala UPKO Beluran 2019 bermula Okt 18 ini.  Pasukan dibahagikan kepada empat kumpulan. Kumpulan A terdiri daripada Edu Vet, Mix MDB Telupid dan Veteran Power, Kumpulan B – Veteran Rukut-rukut, Veteran SMKT Dan Vetel, Kumpulan C – UPKO Veteran,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. Fiona Hill, former senior director for European and Russian Affairs on Trump’s National Security Council, was called
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LAGOS (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads. The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make
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LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day
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Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Shafie Haji Apdal,  Sabah Chief Minister By: Nio James KOTA KINABALU: Oil palm players in Sabah have been implored to help Sabah’s industrialization effort by seizing value-adding opportunities with biomass. Sabah produces 60 million tons of biomass from our oil  palm industry, and 1.4 million cubic meters from forestry all of
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Tangau (center at front raw), Azhar, Ben Chong and Madayem took a group photos with speakers, pennelist and participants of SIBF2019 `SIBF 2019 to boost Circular Economy as sustainability factor for Sabah’s potential as catalyst for Malaysia’s vision as a regional bio-hub.’ KOTA KINABALU: Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM)  and POIC Sabah Sdn Bhd with the
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SANDAKAN:  More than 1,000 school counselors from 150 schools nationwide have been up-skilled under the Petronas Counsellors Programme (PCP) since last year. Petronas Group Head (Human Capital Investment) Human Resource Management Nelly Francis Shariah said the programme aimed to equip school counsellors with skills in guiding students on career opportunities in the field of science, technology, engineering
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of pro-democracy protests after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public. Blizzard Entertainment, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard which is partly backed by Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings,
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Oleh Kahar Ali BELURAN: Empat orang maut dalam kemalangan jalanraya di Jalan Hutan Simpan Forest dekat simpang Beluran-Telupid petang iniPusat Gerakan Operasi Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia Negeri Sabah menerima panggilan kemalangan tersebut melalui talian MERS999 pada jam 1.43 petang.  Sejurus itu Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat  Beluran digerakkan untuk respon ke tempat kejadian menggunakan 1 buah jentera FRT
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for their work in fighting poverty that has helped millions of children around the world. French-American Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as the youngest at
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Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 13, 2019. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc before the race. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has accepted blame for a collision with Red Bull’sthat wrecked both drivers’ Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 21-year-old Monegasque finished sixth but was
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Oleh Ahmad Tamrin TAWAU : Satu blok rumah kongsi pekerja sebuah ladang sawit di Kalabakan yang terletak 106 KM dari sini musnah dalam satu kebakaran semalam. Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat Tawau telah menerima panggilan kecemasan pada jam 9.29 malam  (talian balai) dan seterusnya respon ke tempat kejadian dengan menaiki dua buah jentera diketuai oleh PBK
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SANDAKAN, 14 Okt — Indeks jenayah di Sandakan dari Januari hingga September tahun ini menurun sebanyak 3.98 peratus iaitu daripada 483 kes berbanding 503 kes dalam tempoh sama tahun tahun lalu. Ketua Polis Daerah Sandakan, ACP Mohd Azhar Hamin, berkata, dalam tempoh tersebut tahun ini, sebanyak 61.49 peratus kes jenayah berjaya diselesaikan berbanding 58.28 peratus tahun lalu dengan hampir 50 peratus kes tersebut telah dihadapkan di mahkamah. Sepanjang bulan
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(Reuters) – 1/STERLING BULLS UNLEASHED? FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sterling bulls could be forgiven if they thought Christmas had arrived early. Deadlocked for months over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo
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SANDAKAN: A joint delegation comprising the Community Development Leaders (PPM) Sekong and Karamunting constituencies and Sandakan Municipal Council HPUC recently conducted joint inspections covering the two areas to identify local problems and to take appropriate remedial measures. Among the areas visited were Bandar Ramai Ramai & Bandar Leila areas in the Karamunting constituency and Taman
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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks’ animated film “Abominable” from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. The U-shaped line is a feature used on Chinese maps to illustrate its claims over vast expanses of the resource-rich
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Bandar Leila waterway after clean-up SANDAKAN: A joint delegation comprising the Community Development Leaders (PPM) Sekong and Karamunting constituencies and Sandakan Municipal Council HPUC recently conducted joint inspections covering the two areas to identify local problems and to take appropriate remedial measures. Among the areas visited were Bandar Ramai Ramai & Bandar Leila areas in
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KOTA KINABALU, 14 Okt — Seramai 312 kontraktor yang berdaftar dengan Jabatan Air Negeri Sabah (JANS) hari ini menerima Sijil Perakuan daripada Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia (CIDB), untuk membolehkan mereka menjalankan kerja-kerja penyelenggaraan di jabatan berkenaan. Ketua Pegawai Operasi Akademi Binaan Malaysia (ABM) Wilayah Sabah Tadzul Radim berkata kesemua kontraktor berkenaan telah menerima sijil
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