BN mulls associate link for friendly parties

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 28, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: The Barisan Nasional (BN) is said to be working on the option of amending its charter to allow parties friendly to the coalition to become its associate members, according to sources.

Open membershp proposal needs approval of supreme council: Najib

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 28, 2010

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the proposal for the implementation of an open membership system for the Barisan Nasional (BN) must get the approval of the BN Supreme Council beforehand.

Dompok confident GTP labs will function effectively

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 28, 2010

Kota Kinabalu: Only time will tell if the lab on the bumiputeras of Sabah and Sarawak for the Government Transformation Programme will yield results, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Tan Sri Bernard Dompok.

Marked Increase In Investor Confidence In Malaysia – Mukhriz

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 28, 2010

SEMPORNA, Feb 28 (Bernama) — There has been a marked increase in investor confidence among local and foreign investors to invest in various economic sectors in Malaysia since early this year, says Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir.

陈树杰提出一系列数据指证 本州大把工作机会

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

28 February 2010

(亚庇讯)州工业发展部长拿督陈树杰驳斥沙巴州没有工作机会以致本地青年离乡背井到西马打工的不确实说法,并指本州有许多工作机会,包括专门技术的空缺让本地青年就业。

他昨天针对沙巴青年流落西马的报导置评时说,州政府可以提供援助予目前流落吉隆坡街头的沙巴青年,因为提供就业机会是政府的责任,这也是州政府一直致力于为本州带来更多投资项目的原因。

首长出席民政党新春团拜

Posted on : 28-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

28 February 2010

(亚庇讯)首席部长拿督斯里慕沙阿曼出席民政党在香格里拉丹容亚路度假春举行的新春团拜时,与也是首相署部长的民政党主席丹斯里许子根博士,州工业发展部部长及民政党副主席拿督陈树杰,以及民政党州联委主席拿督梁崴宗淙,州资源发展及资讯工艺部长拿督于墨斋医生,州财政助理部长唐纳摩尊丁,伊罗普拉区州议员区锦华,以及印度国大党沙巴联委会主席拿督V.佐迪,一同捞生。

Economic Recovery Noteworthy But Industriousness Key To Continued Survival

Posted on : 26-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 26, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 (Bernama) – Malaysians can now heave a sigh of relief with the economy on an upward path, having expanded by 4.5 per cent in the last quarter of last year after three consecutive contraction quarters.

Country has bounced back from economic crisis, says Najib

Posted on : 25-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 25, 2010

PUTRAJAYA: The country has recovered from the economic crisis, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

He said the gross domestic product grew by 4.5% in the fourth quarter of last year, a better result than expected.

PM: Economy poised to experience strong growth

Posted on : 25-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 25, 2010
PUTRAJAYA: The worst is over for the Malaysian economy and it is poised to experience strong growth this year, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

The Prime Minister, who announced that the gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of last year grew by 4.5%, said the country had recovered from the economic crisis.

4.5pc GDP growth in 4th quarter, full year down 1.7pc

Posted on : 24-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 24, 2010
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy registered a positive Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 4.5% in the fourth quarter of 2009, amid strengthened domestic and external demand, but the entire year’s growth contracted by minus 1.7%.

The Government had earlier projected a contraction of -3% in GDP for 2009. In 2008, Malaysia’s GDP growth was 4.6%.

Photo caption on SME Council Meeting at Putrajaya

Posted on : 24-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

Photo Caption:

February 24, 2010

State Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (seconf from left ) recently attended SME council meeting at Putrajaya chaired by Prime Minister Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak.  Raymond briefed and presented to the Prime Minister the final report of the study to address the high cost of logistic expenses in Sabah.

State Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (seconf from left ) recently attended SME council meeting at Putrajaya chaired by Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak. Raymond briefed and presented to the Prime Minister the final report of the study to address the high cost of logistic expenses in Sabah.
(Source: New Sabah Times)

Govt aims for 60 per cent domestic investments

Posted on : 24-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

24th February, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: The government hopes to increase the ratio of domestic investments to foreign direct investments (FDIs) to 60:40 by 2020 with improved business environment, investment policies and other incentives in the country.

Malaysia Q4 2009 growth seen at 2.71pc

Posted on : 24-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

2010/02/24

Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to turn positive to 2.71 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2009, after three consecutive quarters of contraction.

Economists said the expansion would be led by all major sectors of the economy, including construction and agriculture.

Proposal For Direct BN Membership Should Be Considered, Says Dr M

Posted on : 24-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 24, 2010

HETHEL (NORFOLK), Feb 24 (Bernama) — Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the proposal to allow direct membership in the Barisan Nasional (BN) should be considered as the situation has changed now and benefits will arise from such a move.

‘Palm oil may hit RM2,760′

Posted on : 23-02-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 23, 2010

Kuala Lumpur: Crude palm oil, up 2.2 per cent this year, may extend the rally to a nine-month high of RM2,760 a metric tonne, RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd said, citing trading patterns.