Good platform for Sabah SMEs to network in Asean

Posted on : 27-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 27, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: The Asean SME Showcase and Conference 2015 (ASSC 2015) is a good platform for SMEs in Sabah and Sarawak to establish network with their counterparts in the region and expand their businesses.

People’s confidence, support give me strength to carry on — Najib

Posted on : 24-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 24, 2015

KUANTAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the confidence and support shown by the people gave him the courage to continue his struggle despite pressure from several quarters lately.

Oil and gas contractors must have expertise -CM

Posted on : 22-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 22, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah contractors keen on embarking on the oil and gas industry were yesterday reminded that it was not an easy sector and required them to possess the necessary expertise and capability.

Sabah thankful, appreciative of development allocations under 11MP – Musa

Posted on : 22-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 22, 2015

PARLIAMENT IN SESSION: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman watching the tabling of the 11th Malaysia Plan by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Thursday. Also seen here are Deputy Chief Minister cum Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan, Special Tasks Minister Datuk Teo Chee Kang, Sabah State Secretary Tan Sri Sukarti Wakiman and Petronas chairman Mohd Sidek Hassan.
KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has expressed Sabah’s appreciation and gratitude to the central government, particularly the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, for the attention, concern and commitment towards the State under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP).

Cautious plan

Posted on : 22-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

22 May 2015

PETALING JAYA: External headwinds remain a concern for policymakers in the formulation of the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP).

11th Malaysia Plan Economic highlights

Posted on : 21-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

21 May 2015

* Malaysia’s economy to expand 5%-6% a year based on sustained domestic demand and increasing contribution from the external sector.
* Private consumption and investment to drive growth, resulting in a 7.9% per annum rise in gross national income (GNI) per capita.

11th Malaysia Plan: Productivity-driven economic growth

Posted on : 21-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

KUALA LUMPUR: Economic growth in the five-year plan will be driven by significant increases in productivity as the Government seeks to reduce dependence on inputs from capital and labour.

‘11th Malaysia Plan ‘final lap’ to attain Vision 2020’

Posted on : 21-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said yesterday the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) that he will table in the Dewan Rakyat today is the ‘final lap’ in the country’s march to achieving developed-nation status in 2020.

Raymond defends ministry’s publication

Posted on : 17-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

17th May, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Raymond Tan has defended his ministry’s publication after Sabah Federation of Industries (FSI) President Datuk Wong Ken Thau announced his surprise resignation from the post.

Malaysia posts strong GDP growth of 5.6% in Q1

Posted on : 16-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

16th May, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia registered a strong economic growth of 5.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2015, with the private sector remaining the anchor of growth, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz on Friday.

PM launches new Malaysia Youth Policy

Posted on : 16-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 16, 2015

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday launched a new and more comprehensive Malaysia Youth Policy for the development of youths as Malaysia moves on to become a high-income nation.

KKIP hands over keys of multipurpose hall to JKKK

Posted on : 16-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 16, 2015

Kota Kinabalu: Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park Sdn Bhd (KKIPSB) handed over the keys of the much awaited Multipurpose Hall to several village security and development committees (JKKK) here, recently.

FSI urges tax exemption for Sabah manufacturing sector

Posted on : 14-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

14th May, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: The Federation of Sabah Industries (FSI) has urged the federal government to consider giving tax exemption to the manufacturing industries in Sabah.

FSI president Datuk Seri Panglima Wong Khen Thau said: “Since our Prime Minister has repeated that Sabah is a ‘fixed deposit’ during his recent visit here, I hope our state leaders can quickly tell him what we want.”

‘Najib has full support of Sabah BN leaders’

Posted on : 11-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 11, 2015
Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor at the ‘Perhimpunan Solidariti Rakyat Sabah Bersama Perdana Menteri’. Also seen is Musa (third right). — Bernama photo
TAWAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak does not only have the backing of Sabah Umno, he can also count on the support other Barisan Nasional (BN) components in the state.
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said state BN leaders conveyed their undivided support for the country’s top leader to him during a recent meeting.
“I had a discussion with Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan and he said he fully supports Najib.
“Other party presidents in the state coalition have also expressed the same,” he said at the ‘Perhimpunan Solidariti Rakyat Sabah Bersama Perdana Menteri’, at Padang Bandaran Tawau here yesterday.
Musa said state BN component parties had always cooperated and agreed on any matter and would collectively resolve any issue that might arise.
Meanwhile, he also called on the people in Sabah to continue giving their support to the country’s top leadership.
“The government has given a sizeable allocation to Sabah, aside from a substantial portion for the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) to strengthen security in the state.
“Hence we should be grateful, loyal and give our undivided support to the prime minister who is always sensitive to the needs and wellbeing of the people in Sabah,” he said.
Deputy Chief Ministers, Pairin, Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin and Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah were also present at the rally.
Other state leaders include State Assembly Speaker Datuk Seri Salleh Tun Said Keruak, Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman and Defence Deputy Minister Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri. — Bernama
(Source: The Borneo Post)
May 11, 2015
TAWAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak does not only have the backing of Sabah Umno, he can also count on the support other Barisan Nasional (BN) components in the state.
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said state BN leaders conveyed their undivided support for the country’s top leader to him during a recent meeting.

I owe Sabah, says PM

Posted on : 11-05-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 11, 2015
KOTA BELUD: “I owe Sabah,” said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when launching the Kota Belud People’s Housing Project (PPR) here yesterday.
“I have once said that Sabah is Barisan Nasional (BN)’s fixed deposit. To me, Sabah is still BN’s fixed deposit.
“Sabah has a lot of potential, and we (BN) must ensure that Sabah gets balanced development.. We (BN) have also not forgotten the deeds of the people to BN,” he said.
Najib said that since assuming the prime minister’s post six years ago, he had approved a lot of allocations and big projects in the state as he really wanted the landscape of Sabah to continue changing.
“I will visit Sabah more, especially the rural areas. The people in the rural areas are really loyal to Umno and BN. Of course the BN government which they (rural folks) support will continue looking out for them,” he said.
Najib also said he was impressed with the abilities of the leaders chosen from among the Sabah communities.
“There are people who want to weaken BN’s ‘fixed deposit’. But we have many warriors (leaders from Sabah) who are brave, principled and sturdy,” he said.
He commended, among others, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman who was determined to fulfill the needs of the people in the state; Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government
Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, who is an intellectual speaker, and Sabah State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Seri Salleh Tun Said, who had a sharp mind and was not afraid to voice out his thoughts.
Najib also said he was impressed with Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia as the Speaker of Dewan Rakyat.
— Bernama
(Source: The Borneo Post)
May 11, 2015
KOTA BELUD: “I owe Sabah,” said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when launching the Kota Belud People’s Housing Project (PPR) here yesterday.
“I have once said that Sabah is Barisan Nasional (BN)’s fixed deposit. To me, Sabah is still BN’s fixed deposit.