Potential for Sabah to host modern art symposium

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah should look into hosting a symposium on modern and contemporary art, said Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Environment Datuk Joniston Bangkuai. Such conference, he said, has the potential to draw a larger crowd and will pique the interest of everyone, including tourists. ‚ÄúSabah has played host to several significant expositions and…

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Tagal system on the forest for conservation effort

KIULU: Kiulu is looking into implementing forest “tagal” as part of a communal effort to preserve the forest and its animal inhabitants. The idea is mooted by Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Environment Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, who is Kiulu assemblyman, following the success of river “tagal”, an initiative to regulate fish catches that have…

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Borneo Bird Festival on Oct 22-23

SANDAKAN: The Borneo Bird Festival 2022 will return on Oct 22-23, at Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sepilok, after two years of hiatus due to Covid-19 pandemic. Tourism Malaysia Sabah has collaborated with the Sandakan Borneo Bird Club (SBBC) to introduce the latest birdwatching guide for Sabah to support the event. Sabah is undoubtedly one of…

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Sejati Madai to have information centre

KUNAK: Assistant Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister Datuk Joniston Bangkuai receiving an update from Kunak Tourism Association president Mohammad Hatta Arabi and Kunak forestry officer Suzali Abd Ben on the progress of the renovations being done at the Sejadi Madai Information Centre in Kunak. The improved visitor centre in the Sejadi Madai Baturong Forest Reserve…

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