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Stephens downplays Sabah claim
Published on: Saturday, April 09, 2022
By: British North Borneo Herald
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NOVEMBER 29

CM downs the Philippines’ Sabah claim


1963: The Chief Minister, Datu Donald Stephens, today claimed that “The Philippines” claim to Sabah has no leg to stand on.

He added that should the Philippines bring the claim before the International Court of Justice, the Philippines would lose their case.

NOVEMBER 23

Jesselton mourns for Pres Kennedy


1963: News of the assassination of President Kennedy of the United States reached Sabah at 7am via Radio Malaysia.

On hearing the news, Chief Minister, Datu Donald Stephens immediately despatched his message of condolence to Mrs Kennedy, on behalf of the people of Sabah.

In a gesture of respect, all flags at government establishments were lowered to half-mast.

NOVEMBER 20

Athletes for Commonwealth Games


1962: Two athletes from North Borneo will represent the colony at the Perth Commonwealth. 

The athletes, Drum Major Gabuh and Dilbagh Singh Kler, are entertained by Mr C C Kwan, Chairman of the NBAAA Appeals Committee at Jeselton Hotel, today, before leaving for Singapore en route to Brisbane.

NOVEMBER 21

Sabah Flying Club gets first local plane


1973: Datuk Harris Mohd., the President of the Sabah Flying Club, officially received the key to Sabah’s first locally assembled aircraft.

The Club President, accompanied by Encik Joseph Yong, then took the $80,000 four-seater Cherokee Challenger 180 for a short test flight around the Kota Kinabalu area before handing it over to the club.

NOVEMBER 22

Lady Goode opens new Nobata rest house


1960: Lady Goode, wife of His Excellency the Governor, officially declared open the new Nobata rest house.

Nobata was set up to cater to the need of TB patients, especially those from the rural region of Sabah. 

This rest house would be able to accommodate them should the hospital be full.

NOVEMBER 24

Australian engineers leave Sabah


1966: A group of Australian engineers, from the 22nd construction Squadron of the Royal Australian Engineers, left for home today.

These men had been engaged on the construction of the 76-mile Keningau/Sepulot road.

NOVEMBER 24

Angler’s pride


1984: A 39-kilogramme (86lbs) black marlin was caught just about 13 kilometres offshore from Kota Kinabalu by an Australian surveyor, Lindsay Sargeant.

The black marlin, one of the most popular game fishing target, is well known for its enduring fighting quality and fantastic tail-walking and leaps when hooked.

NOVEMBER 26

New Golf Course opens


1987: The Royal Sabah Turf Club Golf Course, at Tanjong Aru, was officially opened by His Excellency the Yang di-Pertua Negara, Tun Pengiran Haji Ahmad Raffee.

NOVEMBER 27

Bobby Moore due


1981: Bobby Moore, who led England to the 1966 World Cup, was due to arrive on Friday.

Moore will conduct two coaching clinics at the Likas Sports Complex while here. 

He would also be playing for Cracovia against the Sabah team in a friendly.

The Sabah trip was Moore’s first visit to Malaysia.

NOVEMBER 28

First Montessori workshop


1983: A two-week Montessori Worldwide Workshop will be held at the Sabah Foundation Mini-theatre, Kota Kinabalu from November 28-Dec 9.

According to the spokesperson, this is the first time such a workshop will be held in Sabah.

NOVEMBER 30

New GG headquarters opens


1973: The Girl Guide Association’s headquarters at Batu tiga was officially declared open by its patron, Puan Sri Hajjah Rahimah Stephens, the wife of the Yang di-Pertua Negara.

 





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