Najib announces RM200 billion under 2010 budget

Posted on : 29-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: The government may allocate about RM200 billion more under the 2010 budget, raising the allocation to generate the national economy to about RM470 billion for the two-year period.

THREE-POINT PLAN TO BOOST ECONOMY

Posted on : 29-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has outlined three economic concepts in an effort to lay a stronger foundation for the country in facing the faltering economy.

100 scholarships await Sabah SPM performers

Posted on : 28-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 28, 2009

Kota Kinabalu: The Federal Government has reserved 100 scholarships specifically for Sabah SPM school leavers in the new quota system introduced this year, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Bernard Dompok.

PM: Avoid racial, religious extremism

Posted on : 27-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi yesterday reminded Umno members against adopting racial and religious positions that are extremist in safeguarding the position of the Malays and the Bumiputras in the country.

Najib is new Umno President

Posted on : 27-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was yesterday declared the new Umno President.

Permanent chairman Tan Sri Onn Ismail made the declaration at the outset of the Umno general assembly held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).

M’sia to face full impact of slowdown in 2009

Posted on : 26-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

26th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s export-driven economy is expected to feel the full impact of the global downturn in 2009 but its economic strength with some policy measures will help cushion the effects and grow at least –1 to 1 per cent this year.

Quotable Quotes From Abdullah’s Keynote Address

Posted on : 26-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

UMNO President Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi giving inaugural address to the 4,885 delegates in the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade during the opening of the 59th UMNO General Assembly. Pic: Bernama Team

UMNO President Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi giving inaugural address to the 4,885 delegates in the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade during the opening of the 59th UMNO General Assembly. Pic: Bernama Team

March 26, 2009

UMNO President Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi giving inaugural address to the 4,885 delegates in the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade during the opening of the 59th UMNO General Assembly. Pic: Bernama TeamKUALA LUMPUR, March 26 (Bernama) — The following are quotable quotes from the keynote address delivered by Umno president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the opening of the Umno General Assembly at Putra World Trade Centre, here today.

UMNO MUST TRANSFORM

Posted on : 25-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

25th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak has called on Umno members to undertake a complete transformation that is total and tangible in the name of survival of the party.

Inflation to fall further, emphasis on financing

Posted on : 25-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 25, 2009

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara, in its annual report for 2008 released Wednesday evening, said headline inflation is expected to fall further after decelerating to 3.9% in January 2009 from the peak of 8.5% in July last year.

Economic growth to slow down in 2009

Posted on : 25-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 25, 2009

PETALING JAYA: The economy is projected to grow between -1% to 1% this year in tandem with the slowdown in the global economy.

Leading the times

Posted on : 25-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 25, 2009

Translation of Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s speech at the joint opening of the Youth, Wanita and Puteri wings.

The Rakyat Will Judge success of aid boost

Posted on : 19-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 19, 2009

Despite the Global economic crisis, Malaysia is picking itself up and moving on with aid of the RM60 billion mini-Budget, the biggest stimulus package in its history, writes NAJIB RAZAK

Malaysia sees up to 50,000 job losses this year

Posted on : 18-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 18, 2009

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has shed 26,000 jobs since the global financial crisis blew up in September and nearly twice as many workers could lose their jobs this year as struggling manufacturers cut output, a senior government official said.

State Govt can ask for more if needed

Posted on : 13-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 13, 2009
Kota Kinabalu: Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said what Sabah received from the economic stimulus package of RM60 billion is immaterial because the State Government could ask for more if it is inadequate.

PM: 2nd stimulus package will save nation from recession

Posted on : 11-03-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

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Abdullah and Najib talking to the press after tabling the second stimulus package in the Dewan Rakyat.

11th March, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM60 billion second stimulus package tabled in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday will generate economic activities and insulate the economy from slipping into recession, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said yesterday.