Sandakan news, articles, events and happenings.

Jalan Lingkaran Selatan Sandakan (Sandakan Southern Ring Road) project has been approved by federal govenrment. RM 194 mil has been approved for the project and is being tendered. The project should be completed within 2 years.

Jalan Lingkaran Utara Sandakan (Sandakan Nothern Ring Road) is under construction and will be completed by October 2008. This is the road from Sandakan Airport through to Jalan Buli Sim-Sim.

We appreciate the Government’s committment in improving the town (Sandakan Nature City). This helps alot especially in reducing traffic jam early in the morning and around 5 to 6 PM.

Sandakan Black Out

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Sandakan experience black out for more than 2 hours. From 9PM till 11.15PM.

Some might be wondering who are the newly appointed councilors of MPS.

Here they are:

Haji Alipudin OKK Haji Puyon, Stephen Wong Tien Fatt, Raksan Matasil, Jamayah Haji Sapawi, Mustaffa Mohd Hassan, Pg Basarun Pg Mamat, Chin Min Keet, Chin Tze Min, Hamdan Dikong, Mohd Zulkipli Abdullah, Aw Lai Kheng, Lim Hong Eng, Sapari Idal, Abdul Salim Sahak, Lee Hing Huat, Chin Ah Kan, Ng Boon Leng, Hajah Sarimah @ Paiman Sarjono, Amjad Ali Khan, Chang Choon Min, Kong Nyuk Thou, Jalaludin Haron, Wong Choon Lan and Chang Nyuk Hong.

Source: Daily Express

Pertandingan Bola Sepak

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Dianjurkan oleh PEMADAM bahagian Sandakan. Hari akhir untuk berdaftar adalah pada 1hb August. Borang boleh didapati di PEMADAM pejabat daerah Sandakan, batu 7. Terhad kepada 32 pasukan sahaja.

31 Government and Private Agencies Will be taking part in Sandakan Expo Agrotech 2008 on the 2nd and 3rd of August 2008. The Expo will be officially open by Dato Sri Panglima Musa Hj Aman, Cheif Minister of Sabah, at Padang Sandakan.

One of the main product to be highlighted is Salak. One of the local fruits.

Sime Darby and other companies will also promote their agro-technologies such as tracktors and machinaries.

Sandakan FM – Giant Hypermart

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Mesra Rakyat/Ria bersama Sandakan FM dan Sabah FM di Giant Hypermart Sandakan

Mile 5, from 9AM till 5pm. The fun includes Karaoke competition, lucky draw, dance competition and much more.

Come and have fun.

Bintang Sandakan 2008

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Sandakan FM - Bintang Sandakan 2008 Final, at Sandakan community hall (Dewan serba-guna Sandakan).

More than 2000 people joined the fun at the hall. Including Y.B Shamsudin. The winner was Hasimah Hashim and received RM 1,500, a certificate and a trophy. Cyber Launch

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Today is the birthday of, a community website. The main goal is to make available “all” information in Sandakan to all. The ultimate goal is to promote Sandakan to the world.

Helpful for tourists to find their ways around Sandakan, to look for shops and services, for locals to buy and sell products and services, for foreign investors to do researches and gather information.

Welcome to Sandakan and have a pleasant stay.

Non-profit hospital for Sandakan

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SANDAKAN: Sabahans, particularly those living here, can soon enjoy affordable private healthcare facilities and services when the new Fook Kuin Medical Centre at Jalan Utara is operational by January 2011.

The centre to be built on a 12ha site at a cost of RM105mil will be the first non-profit private hospital in east Malaysia.

Once completed it will have 276 beds including 10 day care beds and six ICU beds, 28 bassinets and 34 dialysis machines, 28 consultation suites and eight labour rooms, operation theatres and CT scanners.

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