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November 27, 2021 Sabah In History
(Monday, July 26, 1965) JESSELTON, July 25 – A leading American tour agency executive warned here yesterday that unless drastic reductions in the “fantastic” hotel and meal charges in Jesselton are brought about soon, the State will run the risk of losing much needed tourist business potential.
November 27, 2021 Sabah In History
(Monday, August 27, 1962) 74-year-old taxation ends JESSELTON, Sunday. – The Secretary for Local Government announced today to introduce a Bill at the next meeting of Legislative Council to abolish poll tax in North Borneo.
November 20, 2021 Sabah In History
KENINGAU. Fri. The term Dusun is not derogatory as some quarters claim, but instead it is something to be proud of as it signifies hardwork and productivity.
November 13, 2021 Sabah In History
(Wednesday, 5th December 1962) JESSELTON, Tues. - Notices of Contested Election showing the names and symbols of candidates for the Local Government Elections which begin on 16th December are now to be seen outside most District Offices in the country.
November 06, 2021 Sabah In History
February 17, 1938 Minutes of the Monthly Committe Meeting of the North Borneo Chamber of Commerce held in the Sandakan Club, Sandakan on Wednesday, 2nd February, 1938 at 10.30 am.
October 30, 2021 Sabah In History
May 2nd, 1938 Almost everybody, surely, the history of our country has heard the legend of the treasure on Balambangan, the smaller of the two large islands off our shores to the north of Marudu Bay. Perhaps not all have a very settled idea of how the legend arose, and whose treasure it is believe is buried there.
October 23, 2021 Sabah In History
FEBRUARY 16, 1931  .
October 16, 2021 Sabah In History
(Sunday, February 12, 1967).
October 09, 2021 Sabah In History
JUNE 1ST, 1938 The Acting District Officer, Interior, visited Tambunan early in the month to hear a case of alleged murder as Sessions Judge.
October 02, 2021 Sabah In History
16th Dec. 1938 (Extract from Herald of December 1, 1888) HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to grant a free pardon to Tambarang who has taken the oath of allegiance and the reward offered for his apprehension is hereby cancelled. The following is an extract from Mr Wheatley’s report of Tambarang’s submission:- “On 22nd ultimo, I met over 500 persons from the interior Papar at the fair, and amongst the number was Tambarang the notorious headhunter. I did not arrest him as it is against the custom to arrest or create a disturbance at a fair and besides the chiefs of the interior brought him down to take the oath of allegiance to the Government so I trust that H.E. the Governor will approve of what I did.
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