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Forest bathe at Mount Alab

The lush greenery and cool temperature of the Crocker Range Park make Mount Alab in Tambunan district one of Sabah’s best “lung cleansing” destinations.

With temperatures ranging 11-18 degree Celsius, this place has become an alternative destination for a cold-weather and nature adventure getaway.

Travel Sabah with attractive deals

Sabah Tourism Board has launched a domestic campaign; #BahMariLah.

The campaign will run from 1 July 2020 up to 31st August 2020.

Anyone who purchases a package from the dedicated campaign website (www.sabahtourism.com/deals/) will be eligible for a lucky draw entry.

Islanders yearn for development

[Above picture taken by NSTP/Khairull Azry Bidin] NOTE: Article written during the Sandakan parliamentary by-election coverage ****** A JETTY with a rundown bridge that connects the docking platform and the shore of Kampung Pulau Berhala greets visitors as they arrive at the small forested island near the Sandakan city centre. One can see wooden beams protruding from the eroded cemented walkway. With cracks everywhere, it appears to be a matter of time before the bridge gives way, endangering visitors and locals alike. “Slowly, one at a time,” said one villager as a group of media practitioners treaded carefully on the rickety bridge. Along the walkway are wooden stilt structures used to hold small boats and unfinished houses. According to Kampung Pulau Berhala chief Junior Jikirin, the 100-metre long cemented walkway was built five years ago during the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration, with no maintenance work carried out since. This, he said, is the only jetty for the villagers. There is also another jetty, but it connects to the Joint Task Force base on the far …