Divers upset over man in viral video riding whale shark in Semporna

26/11/2022 6:33:00 PM

KOTA KINABALU: Divers in Semporna are disappointed over a viral video of a man, believed to be a tourist guide touching and riding a whale shark at an island off the Sabah east coast district.

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KOTA KINABALU: Divers in Semporna are disappointed over a viral video of a man, believed to be a tourist guide touching and riding a whale shark at an island off the Sabah east coast district.

The incident, which was captured in a 17-second clip, was believed to have taken place at Pulau Sibuan on Friday (Nov 25).The incident, which was captured in a 17-second clip, was believed to have taken place at Pulau Sibuan on Friday (Nov 25).The question of whether the state Barisan, led by Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin, will continue to lend its support to Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor, is on the minds of Sabah political circles.IPOH: Pemimpin yang diangkat melalui kuasa mandat rakyat selepas Pilihan Raya Umum Ke-15 (PRU15) diingatkan supaya berusaha mengotakan janji serta tawaran-tawaran yang pernah dihidangkan semasa proses berkempen meraih undi.

Semporna Professional Diver Association (SPDA) president Suzimin Idris said such an episode should not have happened if the guide knew how to respect wildlife and was aware of the laws enforced by Sabah Parks.He added the Pulau Sibuan waters were under the jurisdiction of Sabah Parks.He added the Pulau Sibuan waters were under the jurisdiction of Sabah Parks."SPDA has issued reminders for each dive centre to only hire qualified tourist guides," he said, in a statement on Saturday (Nov 26).The three parties – Barisan, Warisan and Pakatan – can command a simple majority of 43 seats in the 79-member Sabah Assembly if Bung decides to pull the coalition’s support from the GRS government.He said the dive centres could take this approach or train their workers and divers to respect the wildlife and preserve the environment.He said the dive centres could take this approach or train their workers and divers to respect the wildlife and preserve the environment."Once again, the SPDA urges the tourism players in Semporna to give the proper training and awareness to their staff," Suzimin said.“Ketiga, memberi fokus pada keutamaan dan keperluan rakyat.

At the same time, he also reminded boat operators not to cast their anchors in areas with coral reefs.At the same time, he also reminded boat operators not to cast their anchors in areas with coral reefs.Muhyiddin is Bersatu president and Perikatan chairman."This is another way for us to respect mother earth," he added.Towards this end, he urged the authorities to take heed of the matter which he said was becoming rampant at islands off the district.Towards this end, he urged the authorities to take heed of the matter which he said was becoming rampant at islands off the district."This is especially at Pulau Timba-Timba.Ironically, GRS and its partners had supported Muhyiddin to be prime minister, but hours before Anwar’s swearing-in yesterday, the parties took a stand to support the unity government.Many of the coral reefs have been destroyed by anchors.Many of the coral reefs have been destroyed by anchors.Pemimpin juga diingat mengamalkan budaya kepemimpinan yang matang, demokrasi yang sihat dan menyemai budaya etika dan nilai moral dalam urusan pentadbiran dan membentuk negara yang maju dan kehadapan; ketepikan perbalahan yang merugikan kepentingan awam dan sentiasa bersikap pro aktif dalam mengemudi pentadbiran.

"Every day, there are more than 10 boats casting their anchors," he said, adding the SPDA has brought up the matter in social media but no action has been taken yet by local authorities.Article type: free.Article type: free.Parti Cinta Sabah deputy president Datuk James Ligunjang agreed that political realignments could be on the cards but felt that GRS should consider a “unity” government similar to the Federal Government.

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