Najib to set fresh diplomatic course during Obama’s visit

Posted on : 25-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 April 2014

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak aims to set Malaysia on a fresh diplomatic course when U.S. President Barack Obama visits the country at a time when it is reeling from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ MH 370.

Study on wind, waves as renewable power sources

Posted on : 23-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 23, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Study is being conducted on the potential of harvesting energy from wind and waves for electricity generation in Sabah.

Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili said the study on wind potential was being carried out jointly by Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) and SIRIM.

Head start for Sabahans on FiT

Posted on : 23-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 23, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Sabahans will get a head start on the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme, with two megawatts set aside for them under the homeowner scheme.

1BestariNet to produce quality and skilled generation: Musa

Posted on : 20-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 20, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: The 1BestariNet programme initiated by the Government will provide the maximum impact to produce a quality and skilled future generation for Sabah.

In this regard, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman urged the State’s educators to explore the best resources and approaches in teaching, parallel to the information technology advancement in the country’s educational system.

Poic lahad Datu generates RM2.21 billion investments

Posted on : 16-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 16, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: The Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC)in Lahad Datu has generated total investments of about RM2.21 billion to date.

Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah said 42 companies had invested in the industrial area under the first two phases, covering 196.22 hectares (ha), in various industries especially biodiesel, palm oil refinery, oleochemicals, bio-pellet, biomass-based power generation, logistics and fertiliser manufacturing up to March this year.

Special committee to study economic impact on Malaysia-China trade

Posted on : 13-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 13, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: The government has agreed to form a special committee to study the economic impact on trade and investment between Malaysia and China following the disappearance of Flight MH370 last month.

Sabah draws RM38 bln investment

Posted on : 12-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 12, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been emerging as one of the favoured investment destinations in Malaysia as indicated by the total investment planned in the Sabah Development Corridor (SDC).

Head of State applauds impactful projects in 2013

Posted on : 11-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 11, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: Various high impact government development programmes implemented last year have brought about significant changes in the socio-economic landscape of Sabah, especially in the state capital, where drastic improvements were made through several iconic projects, said Head of State Tun Juhar Mahiruddin.

Hub for O&G human resources at UMS

Posted on : 03-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

3rd April, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) plans to be the hub for creating human resources for the State’s oil & gas industry, which will be worth over RM45 billion by 2015 and creating over 16,000 jobs across Malaysia, annually.

M’sian firms should leverage on Timor-Leste’s untapped biz potential

Posted on : 02-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

2nd April, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, has urged Malaysian companies to leverage on the country’s untapped business potential in various sectors including healthcare, infrastructure, agriculture and fisheries and natural resources.

PM: Ongoing subsidy rationalisation for people’s well-being

Posted on : 02-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 2, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR: Gains from the ongoing subsidy rationalisation will be channelled for national development to improve the well-being and quality of life of the people, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said yesterday.

Mara acquires 18 cluster units of Ready Built Factory Phase 4 (RBF4)

Posted on : 01-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

1st April, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: The Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) acquires 18 cluster units of Ready Built Factory Phase 4 (RBF4) costing RM13.5 million at Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park in Sepanggar.

Royalty: State Govt open to views

Posted on : 01-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 01, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman assured that the State Government is open to hearing views brought up in a responsible manner on the issue of oil royalty.

Esscom marks first anniversary today

Posted on : 01-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 01, 2014

Lahad Datu: Come Tuesday, after officially starting operations on April 1, 2013, the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) celebrates its first anniversary.

Use green technology, eco-green concepts to reduce global warming – Mayor

Posted on : 31-03-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

31st March, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir urges new buildings in the city to adopt green technology and eco-green concepts to save the use of electricity and hence contribute towards reducing global warming.