Upko stronger than..

Tangau (seated, centre) and Mojuntin with members of the council after the meeting last Friday.   PENAMPANG: The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO) is gaining strength on a daily basis, membership wise. It is getting about 14 new applications per day to join the party in the last three months, said Information Chief Albert…

Sabah sets up taskforce..

Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau   KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah state government has set up a taskforce to propel the oil and gas sector in the state. Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau, who is also State Trade and Industry Minister, said the taskforce spearheaded by Sabah Oil and Gas Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (SOGDC) would be…

UPKO still strong, not..

Tan Sri Wences Angang   KOTA KINABALU: United Pasokmomogun KadazanDusun Murut Organization (UPKO) remains intact and strong despite the resignation of a few party leaders. Its vice president, Tan Sri Wences Angang, also said that UPKO leadership had in fact reached out to those who resigned prior to quitting the party. “But what can we…

UPKO still solid, steadfast..

KOTA KINABALU: UPKO is still solid and steadfast, said its Secretary General Datuk Donald P. Mojuntin. The resignation of its Youth Chief Arthur Sen and Supreme Council member Haji Suip Saniman are part of politics and will be dealt with in accordance accordingly, he said. Mojuntin in a statement today explained that the duo’s resignation…

UPKO leaders resignation..

KOTA KINABALU: The recent resignation of UPKO leaders has its Treasurer General Datuk Dr Marcus Mojigoh worried. And his worry is not unfounded as he has information more party members are thinking of doing the same. The UPKO Putatan divisional chief in registering his concern over the matter urges the party’s leadership to get to…

UPKO youth chief..

Arthur Sen   KOTA KINABALU: UPKO’s Youth Chief Arthur Sen has resigned from the party and all his posts within the party with immediate effect. Sen when contacted however is keeping the reason for his resignation close to his chest. “I am still in a delimma as to whether to reveal why I chose to…

600,000 job opportunities to..

Patrick (second right) presenting a souvenir to Tangau at the launching of FIKS and OD1SI in Tamparuli on Wednesday.   TAMPARULI: The Sabah Ministry of Trade and Industry aims to create 600,000 job opportunities by 2023, under the small and medium enterprises (SME) sector. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said the SME sector is…

Give ‘newly wedded’ govt..

KOTA KINABALU: Kuamut assemblyman Datuk Masiung Banah has likened the present government which is formed together by Warisan Sabah, Upko, DAP and PKR as newlyweds who were strangers prior to the union. “This government married first before falling in love,” he told the August House. He then urged the people to give the relationship time…

JKKK, JKDB rebranding in..

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Ministry of Rural Development  (KPLB) will rebrand the Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) and Urban Development Community (JKDB) in the state, said its minister Ewon Benedick. He said following the outcome of the 14h general election, there was a leadership revamp throughout the country, which also involved the JKKK and JKDB. “The draft of…