Hold roadshows on GST: Gerakan

Posted on : 31-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 31, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: The government needs to undertake aggressive and effective national roadshows to educate the populace about the Goods and Service Tax (GST) immediately.

MPOB’s Initiative Could Help Address Sabah’s Electricity Woes

Posted on : 30-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 30, 2010
KOTA MARUDU, Jan 30 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) believes its initiative to convert empty fruit bunches (EFB) into energy could help ease Sabah’s electricity supply woes.

Dompok: Commodity exports likely to recover this year

Posted on : 29-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th January, 2010

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s commodity exports are expected to recover this year, aided by the recovery of major economies and improving demand from major buyers like the United States and Europe.

Reward And Punishment Model Needed This Year For Smooth GTP Implementation

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (Bernama) — A reward and punishment model should be introduced this year to allow for the smooth implementation of the Government Transformation Programme (GTP), especially among the civil service, says Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam.

People’s Views, Media Reports Among Elements In NKRA Formulation

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (Bernama) — The cabinet has taken into account the people’s views, media reports and dialogues with leaders in deciding the National Key Results Area (NKRA).

Malaysia Needs 8 Per Cent Growth Annually To Achieve Developed Nation Status By 2020

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (Bernama) — The government and the rakyat need to put in a tremendous effort for Malaysia to record eight per cent growth annually in order to achieve a developed nation status by 2020.

Invest locally, do not rely solely on FDIs, says Dr M

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

28th January, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: Local entrepreneurs and companies should be encouraged to invest in the country rather than depending on foreign direct investments (FDIs) which may not be substantially available in future.

West Kalimantan Mulls Nuclear Power To Generate Electricity

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010

PONTIANAK (West Kalimantan), Jan 28 (Bernama) — West Kalimantan has ample uranium reserves which can be enriched to produce electricity, Deputy Governor Drs Christiandy Sanjaya says.

Highlights Of Government Transformation Programme Roadmap

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (Bernama) — Following are highlights of the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) Roadmap unveiled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak here Thursday:

Nine Initiatives To Eliminate Corruption

Posted on : 28-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 28, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (Bernama) — The highlights of the Government’s Transformation Plan road map on efforts to eliminate corruption:

Institute expect budget deficit to go down to 5.6 per cent

Posted on : 27-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

27 January 2010

Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) expects the country’s budget deficit to shrink to 5.6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) this year.

PM To Unveil Government Transformation Programme Roadmap Tomorrow

Posted on : 27-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 27, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will roll out the landmark blueprint to transform the government’s delivery system to the rakyat in line with his administration’s “1Malaysia, People First, Performance Now” policy Thursday.

Ministry To Consider Postponing Ops Against Illegal Workers

Posted on : 27-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 27, 2010

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 27 (Bernama) — The Home Ministry is willing to consider the request from the industry that they be given more time before a major operation against illegal workers is launched.

Survey: CEOs more confident of recovery in 2010

Posted on : 27-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 27, 2010
DAVOS, Switzerland: Chief executives are confident the world has averted a prolonged recession but are concerned that government regulators may slow the pace of economic recovery, according to a survey released Wednesday.

Over four in five company heads worldwide are optimistic about business conditions over the next year, according to the survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

MIER maintains 3.7 pct GDP growth forecast for 2010

Posted on : 27-01-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th January, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) is maintaining its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast of 3.7 per cent for 2010 in view of improving macroeconomic indicators.