Category: Sabah

Bugis association demands Mahathir apologise over ‘pirate’ jibe

Bugis association demands Mahathir apologise over ‘pirate’ jibe FMT Reporters PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia United Bugis Cluster Association Sabah has demanded an apology from PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad for allegedly referring to Bugis people as “pirates” at a Pakatan Harapan (PH) rally last Saturday. Its president Samsul Alang Hamsah said the remark was unbecoming […]

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Cops call up Warisan leaders over gathering, candlelight vigil

Almost all Warisan leaders summoned by police to give statement over gathering in support of detained youth wing leader Aziz Jamman. KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) says that almost all its top leaders were called to give statements at the city police headquarters here over a recent gathering. This was made known this morning […]

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Shafie’s influence limited to eastern Sabah, says BN man

Kiulu state rep Joniston Bangkuai dismisses Warisan’s claims about state, saying Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman continues to control western, central regions. PETALING JAYA: A state assemblyman from Sabah Barisan Nasional believes the influence that Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal holds on the state is not as widespread as many might be led to […]

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Sabah MACC summon ’Datuk’ over misappropriation of funds

Businessman said to have control of at least 7 companies which secured contracts from rural and regional development ministry. KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today summoned a businessman who carries the “Datuk” title to help in its investigation into the misappropriation of rural development funds in the state. According to sources, the […]

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Attempted arson at Penampang DAP office

Sabah DAP’s Jannie Lasimbang says security guard was in office when he smelled something burning, finding an envelope on fire, with box of matches under door. KOTA KINABALU: The Penampang DAP service centre almost caught fire after someone pushed a burning envelope and matches under its wooden door. Sabah DAP women’s wing chief Jannie Lasimbang […]

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Cubaan bakar pusat khidmat DAP Penampang gagal

Ketua Wanita DAP Sabah, Jannie Lasimbang berkata, kejadian itu berlaku di pusat khidmatnya di Donggongon, kira-kira 8km dari Kota Kinabalu, sekitar 1.30 tengah hari tadi. KOTA KINABALU: Pusat khidmat DAP di Penampang hampir terbakar apabila pelaku menyelitkan sampul yang dibakar di bawah pintu utama premis itu. Ketua Wanita DAP Sabah, Jannie Lasimbang berkata, kejadian itu […]

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Remand order for Warisan youth chief extended 3 days

KOTA KINABALU: The remand order for Parti Warisan Sabah youth chief Mohd Azis Jamman who was held to assist in a graft probe reportedly involving RM1.5 billion has been extended for three days. The former Semporna Umno youth head will now be detained until Oct 17. He was arrested on Oct 9 at the Malaysia […]

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Unwanted in the only place they can call home

KOTA KINABALU: Last Malaysia Day, 36 babies were delivered at Likas Hospital alone. Going by figures recorded in previous years, it’s fair to assume that at least 30% of these newborns were non-citizens and that their numbers will continue to rise. And if government policies don’t change, they’ll be stateless. This is a cause of […]

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Warisan veep expected to be released from remand today

Peter Anthony was detained last Friday as part of the graft-busters’ investigation into the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion from rural development funds. KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) vice-president Peter Anthony is expected to be released today from his remand in connection with a graft investigation. Peter was initially remanded for five days from […]

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Warisan president Shafie Apdal’s brother remanded for 5 days

Hamid Apdal, an Umno member, arrested last night at the MACC office in Kota Kinabalu, while his house was also raided by officers from the agency. Photo credit: Borneo Post KOTA KINABALU: The brother of Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal was today remanded for five days to assist in a probe into an alleged […]

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