Prime Minister Najib Razak gives the assurance on Malaysia Day.
Cash incentive to match value of bribes above RM500, says Sabah graft-buster chief.
UPDATED 7.13PM | 'At this moment I think can we win half the number of the parliamentary seats in Sabah.'
Three packages behind schedule, two undergoing ‘pre-construction work,’ says Works Ministry.
Party info chief says aspiration to develop along with peninsular has failed to materialise.
The Sabah DAP No 2 cites irreconcilable differences with state DAP leader Stephen Wong.
He denies Sabah is marginalised, saying Najib has visited the state more times than previous PMs.
It boils down to jurisdiction, says lawyer representing the Daily Express.
UPDATED 3.20PM | Sabah and Sarawak have yet to air complaints about tourism tax revenue with me, he says.
MACC says the news of this, spread by irresponsible parties, is untrue and misleading.
Supreme council member Rosnah Rashid says this is because BN has brought 'development and growth' to the state.
If people from outside or who used to be in BN, are trying to get Sabahans out of Umno and BN, they are wrong, says Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
S'wak Tourism Minister Abdul Karim quotes the Tourism Tax Act as evidence for his claim.
The authorities fear they will enter the country by posing as illegal immigrants or fishermen.
Joint manifesto proposes 50 percent of all taxes from each state be returned to the state coffers.
UPDATED 2.20PM | Works Minister Fadillah Yusof denies there was a 'fight', views the dispute as mere 'differences in opinion'.
Sabah will consult Sarawak to find common ground against the new 'tourism tax'.
They claim the spat between Nazri and S'wak BN is a ploy to drum up support for the Pujut by-election.
"If they do not want to defer it in Semenanjung (Peninsular Malaysia), that is up to them," says Sarawak minister.
Police to step up security at Esszone to dissuade criminal activities like smuggling of illegal immigrants.
People of both states are at fault for continuing to prop up the Barisan regime.
COMMENT | Perhaps only in theory are Sabah and Sarawak considered equal partners of the federation.
Penampang's Darell Leiking asks if Najib's announcements will deliver results or just more talk.
Asst state finance minister Ramlee Marahaban argues BN’s ‘strong election machinery’ will keep their deposit in hand.
UPDATED 5.40PM | An Orang Asal politician says his state's rights in the Federation are slowly being eroded.
The Omadal School for Bajau Laut kids who don't have citizenship badly needs public support.
'Don't turn the flash floods that hit Sook into a political issue,' chides the minister.
The DPM hopes a by-election will hand them yet another seat to add to their majority.
But this does not apply to ships operating between Labuan and the states of Sabah and Sarawak.
Tourism minister promises that new location will be strategic and accessible.