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Hot on the Heels of Orang Utans in the Wild at Ulu Segama Forest Reserve

November 23, 2009

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Around Sabah in Seven Days (Part 2) THERE is a certain thrill attached to travels into the jungle. City folks like myself so accustomed with life in the comforts of modern Kota Kinabalu, going on a hunting expedition certainly conjures a special appeal and excitement.

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Around Sabah in Seven Days

November 9, 2009

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First experience on Kalabakan-Sapulut Highway OVER the week Oct. 30-Nov. 5, I travelled over 1,600 km by road and personally witnessed on the ground once again the fast changing landscape of the state of Sabah on Borneo Island. It was, so far, the longest journey across Sabah on the road for this Borneo boy.

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Sandakan – New Economic Reality

August 28, 2009

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THE economic life of this major port on the eastern seaboard of Sabah, located in the northern region of Borneo Island and often known in the past as the “Little Hong Kong”, has drastically changed in the past two decades.

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