Abu Dhabi will not underwrite all Dubai debts, says official

Posted on : 30-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 30th, 2009
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi, wealthy capital of the United Arab Emirates, will “pick and choose” how to assist debt-laden neighbour Dubai, a senior official said on Saturday, after fears of a Dubai default sent global markets reeling.“We will look at Dubai’s commitments and approach them on a case-by-case basis. It does not mean that Abu Dhabi will underwrite all of their debts,” the official in the government of the emirate of Abu Dhabi told Reuters by phone.

M’sia launches programme to woo investors

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November 30, 2009
JELI: Malaysia has launched a programme to attract local and foreign investors to boost economic growth by between 2% and 3% next year.

Abu Dhabi to aid Dubai on ‘case by case’ basis

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November 30, 2009
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi, the wealthy capital of the United Arab Emirates, will “pick and choose” how to assist debt-laden neighbour Dubai, a senior official said on Saturday, after fears of a Dubai default sent global markets reeling.

曾庆源指庇工业园美好规划完美基设 将是台商理想的选择

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30 November 2008
(亚庇29日讯)亚庇工业园外商投资委员会主办投资上与台湾驻马来西亚代表处处长曾庆源对话会,今天上午于工业园会议厅举行。

IEM Training Centre to be set up when building ready in 2011.

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30 November 2009

KOTA KINABALU: Under the stewardship of Dato’ If John ST Chee, JP, the IEM Training Centre would be set up when its building is completed, expected in 2011. It is dedicated to the training community, including clerks-of-work and site supervisors.

Masidi wants engineers to think green

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30th November, 2009

KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans should not just become followers of outside influence on the green engineering technology but must by themselves strive to capitalise it.

Engineers bracing themselves for foreign onslaught

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30th November, 2009

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah engineers are bracing themselves for liberalization of the professional services. Foreign participation and ownership will be in stages, beginning with 50 per cent in 2010 and 75 per cent in 2011 to full ownership by 2012.

Facebook groups

Posted on : 30-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

30 Novemeber 2009
Last week, I wrote about Facebook Pages. This week, I’m highlighting Facebook Groups, which on the surface seems to be very similar to Pages. But its purpose is slightly different.

Officer defends debt payment suspension as markets fall

Posted on : 28-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 28th, 2009
DUBAI: A senior Dubai official defended on Thursday his government’s proposal to suspend debt payments by its Dubai World conglomerate, as global stock markets fell amid fears of widespread default.The suspension of payments on Dubai World was “carefully planned” and done in full knowledge of how the markets would react, a senior official said on Thursday.

Coal: Second assessment meet Dec

Posted on : 27-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 27, 2009

Kota Kinabalu: A second assessment panel meeting will be convened here next month to further discuss the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the EIA Study on the proposed coal-fired power plant in Sinakut near Lahad Datu.

Green technology to play key role in new economic model

Posted on : 27-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th November, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Green technology will play a crucial role in the new economic model as it will be one of the new growth engines to the country, says Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui.

PROJECT TO COMPLETE BY MID-2014

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27th November, 2009

PAPAR: The Kimanis Power Plant project worth some RM900 million is targeted for completion by mid-2014, said NRG Consortium (Sabah) Sdn Bhd Dr Johan Ariffin Samad.

Kimanis plant to meet rapid growth

Posted on : 27-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th November, 2009

PAPAR: The Kimanis Power Plant will be able to meet the rapid development experienced by the State, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said.

Musa (2nd left) listens to a briefing by Ali while Ariffin (left) and Hassan (right) look on.

Musa (2nd left) listens to a briefing by Ali while Ariffin (left) and Hassan (right) look on.

Musa who performed the ground breaking ceremony of the plant project in Kimanis Bay yesterday said the project was an initiative that the people have been waiting for.

Fuel subsidy based on engine capacity: Husni

Posted on : 26-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

2009/11/26

MALAYSIA will begin distributing fuel subsidies based on the engine capacity of vehicles, Second Finance Minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said today in Kajang, near Kuala Lumpur.

Nationwide alert for dengue

Posted on : 26-11-2009 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 26, 2009
KUALA LUMPUR: Health Ministry announces a nationwide dengue with 819 cases and three deaths, two in Malacca and one in Penang.