Monday, June 09, 2008

Largest mall in Borneo opens


KOTA KINABALU: The opening of Borneo’s largest hypermall, 1Borneo, has the potential to place Sabah among the top regional shopping destinations, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

He said 1Borneo was an added attraction here for shoppers seeking bargains and branded goods and was part of the state’s efforts to diversify its tourism products, currently best known for its natural eco-tourism activities and destinations.

Calling for the tapping of shopping tourists who fly to regional centres like Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore and Bangkok, Musa said it was important for the state to draw in these tourists, especially those living within three to six hours flying time of the city.

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At 9:09 PM, Blogger M.KATE said...

wow...love this blog cos I am going there soon, hope to learn lots here :)

 
At 2:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Yeah right" buddy ... largest lifestyle hyper mall in east malaysia ... couldn't agree more than that! I've been there with my family, only to find out the place is crowded with lots of annoying Chingies and illegal immigrants ... now that's a lifestyle I tried to avoid. What's worst, the mall's local authorities (I didn't know how to describe them much, but they wore funny yellow berets and kinda muddy-green uniform) shouts harshly to the visitors, where are their manners? Pffff

 

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