First Sandakan Food Festival 2017 open for registration

This first Sandakan Food Festival (SFF), themed Oceans, Land and Forests, will serve a culinary selection that is uniquely Sandakan, and Sabahan.; gathering traditions from Chinese, Malay, Kadazan-Dusun, and more ethnic styles of cooking. The festival will be spread over 8 days, from the 26th AUGUST to 2nd SEPTEMBER, spread over the Merdeka holidays, and attract both local visitors from ...

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Exploring Sandakan Heritage Trail on foot

There are many old heritage around Sandakan and the best way to explore them is by following Sandakan Heritage Trail.  Sandakan Heritage Trail include the following landmark – Masjid Jamek – the oldest mosque – William Pryer Monument – Sandakan Heritage Museum – Tourist Information Centre – One Hundred Steps stairs – Agnes Keith House – Chinese Cemetery and Chinese WW2 ...

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Hilton Kota Kinabalu Welcomes Guests in the Heart of Sabah

Hilton tannounced the grand launching of Hilton Kota Kinabalu, a 305-room hotel located in the center of Sabah’s capital city on 18th March 2017. An urban melting pot of Southeast Asian culture, Kota Kinabalu has emerged as a growing resort destination for local and international travelers alike due to its unparalleled access to Borneo’s pristine beaches, rugged mountain ranges and ...

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Reminiscing the old Gaya Street

by: Chai Moi Len Gaya Street, the oldest main street in Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) was originally the Bond Street with buildings made of attap roofs and wooden structures. The fragile buildings were frequently razed to ground by fire, which most probably has given rise to the local name of Api Api to the town of Jesselton. Interestingly to note, even ...

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Turtle rescue centre at Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre

Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre open its doors in July 2012 committed to marine conservation by employing three conservation pillars – Turtle Rescue, Coral Reef Restoration and Conservation Through Education. The marine center’s programs were conceptualized and are being implemented by Scott Mayback, the resort’s Resident Marine Biologist. Injured or sick sea turtles will be provided with a safe environment in which ...

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