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News @ Kinabalu Park

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Mount Kinabalu to reopen on September 1

Mount Kinabalu to reopen on September 1

Almost three months after Mount Kinabalu was sealed off by the Malaysian authorities following a magnitude 6 earthquake, it will reopen partially next month – and some climbers from Singapore have already expressed their interest to visit. Malaysian media reports said the park is expected to open from September 1, but visitors will be able […]

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Challenging climb to the top

Challenging climb to the top

By DURIE RAINER FONG KOTA KINABALU: Billed as the ‘World’s Toughest Mountain Race’, the Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon has come a long way since its inception in 1987. What started as an all-Malaysian affair and avenue to select and enroll members into a rescue squad to carry injured climbers to safety has now grown into […]

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Rubber tapper claims fourth title in challenging Mt Kinabalu race

Rubber tapper claims fourth title in challenging Mt Kinabalu race

KOTA KINABALU: Wearing only a pair of RM8 shoes locally known as adidas kampung, a rubber tapper broke an eight-year Malaysian jinx by grabbing the women’s title at the 25th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon. Danny Kuilin Gongot outpaced New Zealander Anna Frost and American Brandy Erholtz, who came in second and third respectively, to bag […]

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Sabah Parks into deer studies

Sabah Parks into deer studies

KOTA MARUDU: Sabah Parks has opened a Deer Park at the Serinsim Substation here, paving the way for wildlife management research at Kinabalu Park. The two-hectare gated park is equipped with a dark house and facilities including isolation areas that are used to keep deer calm as researchers conduct regular medical checks on the animals. […]

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World Heritage Site Gallery A New Attraction At Kinabalu Park

World Heritage Site Gallery A New Attraction At Kinabalu Park

The Kinabalu World Heritage Site Gallery has become the latest attraction at Kinabalu Park, here, showcasing the park’s unique features and rich natural heritage, befitting its status as a World Heritage Site. It was offically declared open two days ago by state Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Ellron Angin in conjunction with […]

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Diverse Biodiversity, Kinabalu Park Still World Heritage Site

Diverse Biodiversity, Kinabalu Park Still World Heritage Site

KUNDASANG, Dec 2 (Bernama) — The diverse biodiversity at the Kinabalu Park has enabled it to remain among the 911 World Heritage sites from 151 countries in the world, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Ellron Angin said. He said that of the 911 heritage sites, only 180, including the Kinabalu Park, were […]

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