Don´t miss the local papers

When you are traveling, the best way to learn about a destination is to read the local newspapers. While the Internet is invaluable, there’s something special about lounging by the shore or pool without a computer. More importantly, local papers offer a unique glimpse into the local atmosphere and culture.

20070507-yA05-yUat-42wr20070507-wmQy-crKJ-lK0TThere are two main newspapers in Kota Kinabalu. Both are published in English and Bahasa Malaysia, and they offer 7-day publications. These papers have high-quality editors and journalists who cover local, national, and international news, financial news, as well as entertainment and sports. You can get these newspapers in all main hotels.

Daily Express Founded in 1963, the Daily Express remains the largest daily newspaper in Sabah. It is a sister paper to the Overseas Chinese Daily News (OCDN).

The Borneo Post The Borneo Post is another major newspaper available in Sabah. It is well-regarded for its comprehensive coverage of regional news and has become an important source of information for locals and visitors alike.