Kota Kinabalu


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Kota Kinabalu

(ˈkəʊtə ˌkɪnəbəˈluː)
n
(Placename) a port in Malaysia, capital of Sabah state on the South China Sea: exports timber and rubber. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est). Former name: Jesselton

Ko′ta Ki•na•ba•lu′

(ˌkɪn ə bəˈlu)
n.
the capital of the state of Sabah, in Malaysia, on the NW coast of Borneo. 208,484. Formerly, Jesselton.
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Major Mohd Zahir Armaya, who was fatally shot in a mishap during military demonstrations at the Lok Kawi army camp in Kota Kinabalu yesterday, was laid to rest at the Tanah Perkuburan Islam Tambun here this morning.
The Malaysian state of Sabah will get its own carrier this September, which is when Sipadan Air has promised to debut in the domestic market with flights from its Kota Kinabalu base to Semporna, also in Sabah.
Just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island Resort is located on the beautiful island of Pulau Gaya and is fringed with a golden sandy beach, surrounded by coral reefs amidst a picturesque rainforest, and to complete the perfect setting, visible in the distance, is the stunning outline of Mt Kinabalu.
For those looking to follow in Dame Judi's footsteps and explore this beautiful destination, Hayes and Jarvis offers a holiday package to Gaya Island Resort, a four-star luxury hotel featured in the series, on a B&B basis, including flights and return transfers, from PS1,329 Just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island Resort is located on the beautiful island of Pulau Gaya and is fringed with a golden sandy beach, surrounded by coral reefs amidst a picturesque rainforest, and to complete the perfect setting, visible in the distance, is the stunning outline of Mt Kinabalu.
Tan of Davao Christian High was a unanimous choice for the Female Athlete of the Year award after winning a silver medal in the 7th Vietnam Open Karate for the girls 6-8 year-old Kata held in Hanoi, Vietnam and another silver finish in the 10th Kota Kinabalu Open Championships in Malaysia.
Large numbers of tourists -- both local and foreign -- visit the mosque, often during a brief stop in Kota Kinabalu before heading into the jungles of Sabah.
Two Spanish David Hernandez Gasulla and Martha Miguel, Lam Wai Yin Tommy from China as well as local Armella Ali Hassan were greeted by their families as they arrived in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo.
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (Reuters) -- Malaysia's deputy prime minister said the country must defend encroachment of its sovereignty in a veiled swipe at China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, as tensions flared ahead of a regional meeting that Beijing will attend.
Regional Conference on Solid State Science and Technology (27th: 2013: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia) Edited by Jedol Dayou, Azhan Hashim, Walter Charles Primus, Fuei Pien Chee, Mohamad Deraman, and Roslan Abd-Shukor
It brings to an end an arduous 10 days for the aeronautical engineering graduate, who was fined 5,000 Malaysian ringgit (PS859) and sentenced to three days in jail, which she had already served, at a court in Kota Kinabalu on Friday.
Fellow passengers booed as she caught a flight at Kota Kinabalu airport, her head hidden under a coat.
The epicentre of the quake, which struck at around 7:15 am (local time) at a depth of 10kms, was about 54 kms from the state capital of Kota Kinabalu. Major earthquakes are rare in Malaysia, which lies just outside the Ring of Fire, the belt of seismic activity running around the Pacific basin.