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- Sabah is located at [[Borneo]] Island.
- Sabah is one of the states in Malaysia.
- Sabah is the second largest state in Malaysia.
- Sabah has high [[biodiversity]], cultural diversity and people diversity.
- Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in [[South East Asia]] is located in Sabah.
- Sipadan Island, one of the best dive sites in the world is located in Sabah.
- The [[Rafflesia]], the largest flower in the world is in Sabah.
- Sabah has beautiful beaches.
- People of Sabah are Sabahans.
- Sabahan hospitality will give you an unforgettable memory that lasts forever.
- Sabah population is the third largest in Malaysia.
- Sabah has 32 ethnic groups exclusive unrecognized ones.
- Chinese is the largest group of non-indigenous people in Sabah.
- Kadazan-Dusun and Rungus are the largest group of indigenous people in Sabah.
- Another significant group of indigenous groups of people in Sabah are the Bajau, Murut, and Orang Sungai.
- Sabahans have their own mother tongue. [[Malay]] or Bahasa Malaysia, the Malaysian national language is the most commonly spoken language. English and Chinese are widely spoken.
- Sabah is a democratic political institution.
- The head of the state is known as The Head Of State in English and Yang di-Pertua Negeri in Malay.
- There is a State Legislative Assembly under The Head of State.
- The State Cabinet is the Executive institution of the State.
- General Election takes place every five years.
- Agriculture (including large scale plantation of oil palm, rubber, cocoa, tea and vegetable) is one of the main economic activities in Sabah.
- Tourism industry is a significant economic activity in Sabah.
- Sabah experiences equatorial/tropical climate. [[Tropical]] climate is generally hot and sunny all year round. Rains are unpredictable.
- Average Temperature in lowlands is 32 degrees Centigrade and 21 degrees Centigrade in highlands.
- Currency of Sabah is the Malaysian Ringgit (RM or MYR). Money changer kiosks are available at airport and at major shopping complex in Sabah.
- Major Credit and Charge Cards are VISA, MasterCrad, American Express, Diners Club – credit and charge cards are accepted in almost all departmental stores , supermarkets, petrol stations and restaurants.
- Local Time of Sabah is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+8)
- Banking Hours are Monday through Friday from 9.30am to 3pm
- Usual Office Hours are Monday to Friday from 8am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm; Saturday from 8am – 1pm
- Shopping centers, supermarkets, restaurants and mini markets are generally open daily from 10am to 10pm
- Tipping is normally including 5 per cent service charges in exclusive places. However, tipping is not obligatory in most places.
- Electricity is on the 240 Volts AC/ 50-Cycle system.
- Treated pipe water (with Chlorine) is available in most urban and sub-urban areas.
- Mobile telecommunications (The most common are Celcom, DiGi and Maxis) cover many parts of Sabah with the exception of some remote areas. Please assume that there’s no public phone.
- Government hospitals, clinics and dispensaries are available in all towns. Sabah local phone directory has the list of medical practitioners in Sabah. Please have a good supply of medications for specific medical problem.
Sabah by Wikipedia
Sabah is one of 13 member states of Malaysia, and its easternmost state. It is located on the northern portion of the island ofBorneo. It is the second largest state in the country after Sarawak, which it borders on its southwest. It also shares a border with the province of East Kalimantan of Indonesia in the south. In spite of its status as a Malaysian state, Sabah remains a disputed territory; thePhilippines has a dormant claim over much of the eastern part of the territory. The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton. Sabah is often referred to as “Land Below The Wind”, because of its location just south of the typhoon-prone region around the Philippines. Read More..
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About Sabah, Sabah Tourism Board Official Website (Sabah Malaysian Borneo):
Situated on the beautiful island of Borneo, Sabah is one of the thirteen states which Malaysia is made of. Sabah is the second largest state in Malaysia and shares the island of Borneo with Sarawak, Brunei, and Indonesian Kalimantan.
Malaysians ‘owe’ Sabah the truth « Lim Kit Siang
Clause 3 of the 20-point agreement, which relates to Sabah, states: “Whilst accepting that the present Constitution of the Federation of Malaya should form the basis of the Constitution of Malaysia, the Constitution of Malaysia …
Will Sabah secede?
Incidentally ‘East Malaysia’ is a (literally) politically incorrect name as the government prefers the nation’s eastern wing to be called the states of Sabah and Sarawak. Perhaps the 1971 secession of East Pakistan to become …
Sabah Today.com » Blog Archive » China’s Fortune 500 firm …
9th April, 2012. KOTA KINABALU: The boss of a Chinese company listed among the Fortune’s top 500 companies of the world has expressed great optimism about the economic future of Sabah during his visit to the state.
Bonding With Gaya Street: Behind the scenes (Part 4) | The Sabah …
On a personal note: I do apologise as I am unable to personally cover all these other amazing events that were happening like Tikar Revolution, Wayang Free and some of the other programmes that were happening during …
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Manukan Island Day Trip | Tours About Sabah
On your visit to Kota Kinabalu, you should definitely add an island tour to your travel itinerary. Go on a Manukan Island Day Trip and enjoy a tropical paradise.
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Mount Kinabalu In Sabah
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah