Coup for Najib over deal to secure black boxes and remains

Posted on : 23-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a coup for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when he announced early today, that Malaysia had secured agreement for the release of the victims’ bodies and blackboxes on Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17, as well as for international investigators to have access to the crash site in Grabove in eastern Ukraine.

Raymond praises PM for manner in dealing with MH17

Posted on : 23-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 23, 2014

KOTA KINABALU:  Deputy Chief Minister, Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (pictured) has praised Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for the manner in which he dealt with the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy.

MH17: Anwar applauds Govt’s handling of tragedy

Posted on : 23-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has congratulated and thanked the Government for its handling of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy.

The Permatang Pauh MP also called for those responsible for the downing of the plane to be brought to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

DUSK TO DAWN EAST COAST CURFEW

Posted on : 20-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th July, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: A dusk to dawn curfew has been declared in the east coast effective yesterday.

The area of the curfew – from 6pm till 6am – involved the sea about three nautical miles from the coast off Tanjung Punduras in Sandakan, Kinabatangan, Lahad Datu, Kunak, Semporna and Tawau (Jeti Tawau).

GLICs, GLCs to provide RM7 bln business opportunities

Posted on : 18-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 18, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: Government-Linked Companies (GLCs) and Government-Linked Investment Companies (GLICs) are expected to generate RM7 billion in business opportunities this year based on their key performance indicators (KPIs), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

All exports zero-rated under GST regime

Posted on : 17-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

17th July, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR: To make the export sector in Malaysia more competitive, the government has to zero-rate all supplies of goods and international services exported from Malaysia under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be implemented next year.

The zero-rated supplies mean that no GST would be collected as businesses are eligible to claim input tax credit in acquiring supplies, according to the GST industry guide on manufacturing by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.

No plan to build LNG plant, says Musa

Posted on : 17-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 17, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: The State Government has no plan to build a LNG plant in Sabah as it is impractical and involves a huge amount of money.

SABAH RECEIVED RM25.852bn

Posted on : 17-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

17th July, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah received a total of RM25.852 billion in allocation through the federal development budget from 2008 till last year.

Sabah still has pockets of poverty: EPU

Posted on : 15-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 15, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah may have overcome its poverty to a certain level but it remains an issue that needs to be addressed as pockets of poverty still exist in the State.

Assembly okays additional RM420.7 mil

Posted on : 15-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

15th July, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Legislative Assembly Sitting yesterday approved the First Supplementary Supply Bill of 2014 amounting RM420,659,388 to facilitate the administration of the state government.

New measures to boost Sabah’s participation in O&G industry – CM

Posted on : 13-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 13, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and Petronas are seeking closer collaboration to develop new approaches to ensure the state could gain higher revenues from the oil and gas extracted from its soil.

Oil royalty issue discussed directly – PM

Posted on : 13-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 13, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Government is serious in looking into the demands from Sabah related to its oil royalty and would consider all viable measures that can be implemented without negatively affecting the state’s oil and gas industry, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

MUSA HAS RAISED ISSUE OF OIL ROYALTIES – PM

Posted on : 13-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

13th July, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman has on numerous occasions raised the issue of oil royalties with the federal government.

“I can confirm that Musa had always asked how Sabah can benefit more from its oil and gas industry during our meetings.

Sabah grateful to Najib for huge devt allocation

Posted on : 13-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

13th July, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: The State government is thankful to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for approving huge allocation to carry out development in Sabah.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said apart from the annual and five-year Malaysian Plan allocation, Sabah also received special funding such as the RM250 million to build the Sabah International Convention Centre which is currently taking shape here, RM450 million for construction of the container terminal at the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) in Lahad Datu and RM100 million to repair damaged roads.

Ministry focus group looks at creating more entrepreneurs

Posted on : 10-07-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 10, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry is conducting a focus group to look at the implementation steps needed to create more entrepreneurs in Malaysia, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan.

The focus group, which met here yesterday, comprised academics and representatives from the government and private sector as well as  non-governmental organisations.