OVER 20,000 HELD IN CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGALS

Posted on : 31-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

31st May, 2009

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 24,269 illegal immigrants – 17,095 Filipinos, 6,667 Indonesians and 507 other nationals- were rounded up throughout last year and held at the temporary detention centres across the state.

Wish all readers ” Kotobian Tadau Tagazo Do Ka’amatan”

Posted on : 30-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : Greeting

Oil prices jump above US$65; first time for 2009

Posted on : 29-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 29, 2009

NEW YORK: Oil prices closed above US$65 per barrel Thursday for the first time in six months as OPEC maintained crude production levels as expected and a pair of reports suggested a slightly brighter economic picture.

MITI To Smoothen Grants Disbursement

Posted on : 28-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 28, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 (Bernama) — The Ministry of International Trade and Industry will remove bottlenecks in disbursing grants to the small and medium enterprises, said its deputy minister Datuk Mukhriz Tun Mahathir.

Economy To Contract By Between -4 & -5 Pct, Says Najib

Posted on : 28-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 28, 2009

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) — The economy will contract by between -4.0 and -5.0 percent this year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Thursday.

BNM keeps OPR at 2 per cent

Posted on : 27-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th May, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has left the overnight policy rate (OPR) unchanged at two per cent.

Kaamatan festival unites Malaysia

Posted on : 25-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

25th May, 2009

KOTA KINABALU: Kaamatan Festival is an effective medium to promote unity, not just among Sabahans but also among the multi-racial ethnic community at the national level, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman.

BNM International Reserves At RM321.5 Bln

Posted on : 22-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 22, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Bernama) — Bank Negara Malaysia’s international reserves rose to RM321.466 billion (US$88 billion) as at May 15, from RM320.4 billion (US$87.7 billion) as at April 30.

Malaysia ranks 18th in global competitiveness

Posted on : 21-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

21st May, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ranking in the world competitiveness moved up one notch to 18th position this year from 19th place last year, according to the recently released World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009.

Making Sabah not the worst case in Non-Revenue Water

Posted on : 21-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 21, 2009

NON-Revenue Water (NRW) will be among the main challenges for incoming Minister of Infrastructure Development Datuk Seri Joseph Pairin in terms of bringing it down to 37 per cent before the end of the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP).

RM2.8b dam, plant planned

Posted on : 21-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 21, 2009
Kota Kinabalu: Water supply in the State capital will be assured until 2050 when a RM2.8 billion dam and water treatment plant in Papar and Penampang become a reality under the 10th Malaysia Plan.

DAP lauds Khidmat private hospital plan

Posted on : 19-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 19, 2009

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Democratic Action Party (DAP) welcomed the proposal to set up a State-owned private hospital at the Khidmat Complex in Karamunsing here.

Photo Caption on “Selamat Datang ke Malam Mesra” bersama Raymond Tan

Posted on : 18-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : Photo

Photo captions:

“Selamat Datang ke Malam Mesra” Bersama Datuk Raymond Tan, Adun N46 Tanjung Papat:

Worst seems to be over for economy, Obama budget chief: also warned against taking signs of economic recovery as a reason to celebrate

Posted on : 18-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 18, 2009

WASHINGTON: The worst seems to be over, President Barack Obama’s budget director said Sunday. But he also warned against taking signs of economic recovery as a reason to celebrate or delay changes in health care policy.

It’ll be a private hospital: CM

Posted on : 16-05-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

May 16th, 2009

Wisma Khidmat will not become a government hospital as earlier planned

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah government has decided to turn the Wisma Khidmat into a private hospital and not a government hospital as earlier planned.