KKIP to be regional distribution hub

Posted on : 26-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 26, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is poised to emerge as a regional distribution hub with the setting up of its Asia Pacific Regional Distribution Centre soon.

Confab on business opportunities in palm oil applications

Posted on : 26-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 26, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The use of palm oil to produce personal care and cosmetic products and their business potentials will be among eight topics to be presented by experts at a one-day conference here on March 1.

陳唱摩多近期動工 亞庇山打根斗湖設培訓中心

Posted on : 23-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

23 February 2011
(亞庇訊)陳唱摩多(Tan Chong Motor)于沙巴州, 亞庇工業園設立生產和組裝車輛廠, 即將在近期內動工, 分別在州內三個地區即亞庇, 山打根及斗湖設立培訓中心.

本州工業發展部長拿督陳樹傑, 今早在此間敦法大廈接見了亞庇車輛零件商公會, 由主席楊振立連同署理主席林荣輝率領理事一行人貌拜會他時, 這麼披露.

Surveyors play vital role in the success of ETP

Posted on : 21-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

21st February, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Surveyors have a very important role to play in the successful outcome of the Economic Transformation Programme. Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon, Minister in the PM’s Department praised the Sabah Chapter of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (ISM) when he received an invitation to deliver a keynote address at the 4th Surveyors Congress to be held on March 22 and 23 at the state capital.

ETP crucial to attain 6 pct growth in 2011: Minister

Posted on : 21-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

21st February, 2011

GEORGE TOWN: The Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) will play a crucial role for Malaysia to achieve six per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth this year, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop.

Gerakan: Don’t be fooled by the opposition’s ‘lip service’ and rhetoric

Posted on : 21-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

21st February, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The people of Sabah must not be easily deceived and manipulated by the ‘lip service’ and rhetorical spin of the opposition, said Gerakan vice president Tan Sri Liew Yun Fah.

Anti-coal committee to be dissolved

Posted on : 20-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

20 February 2011

The Sandakan Anti-Coal Plant Action Committee chairman Stephen Wong said the committee would be dissolved soon as there is nothing to ‘anti’ anymore since the government has scrapped the proposed 300MW coal plant in Lahad Datu.

陈树杰:沙设2015年目标 建300兆瓦天然气发电厂

Posted on : 20-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

20 February 2011
州工业发展部长拿督陈树杰指出,州政府设定目标,在二零一五年于山打根兴建替代燃煤发电厂之至少三百兆瓦的天然气发电厂。

他说:「燃煤发电厂计划撤销后,政府要在山打根兴建天然气发电厂,国家石油公司开采的有关天然气,将在二零一四年登陆金马利,因此,我们必须捉紧时间,在二零一五年建成该发电厂。」

Scraping of coal-fired power plant: Gerakan fully backs Prime Minister, Chief Minister

Posted on : 20-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th February, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia is fully behind Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman to scrap the plan to build a coal fired power plant in the east coast of Sabah.

PM LISTENS TO RAKYAT

Posted on : 20-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th February, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: A combination of friendly relations between Sabah government and Putrajaya as well the state being a “fixed deposit” for the Barisan Nasional was among the factors leading to the scrapping of a coal-fired plant project.

World kudos to decision on coal

Posted on : 19-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 19, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has received a pat on the back from the international community for its decision to call off using coal for energy in Sabah, a move that will open doors to clean power options in the state.

Better than expected growth of 7.2%

Posted on : 19-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 19, 2011
KUALA LUMPUR: Growth of the Malaysian economy in 2010 beat official expectations as the economy expanded by 7.2% compared with the official projection of 7%. The economy contracted by 1.7% in 2009.

NAJIB: GDP GROWTH MAY EXCEED 6pc

Posted on : 18-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

18th February, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hinted that the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for 2010 may exceed six per cent.

However, he said the official GDP figures would be announced on Friday. “Tomorrow…the announcment will be made tomorrow,” he told reporters after officiating a programme to enhance Dewan Negara’s activities at Parliament House here yesterday.

MUSA: NO COAL POWER PLANT

Posted on : 17-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

17th February, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The proposed coal-fired power plant in Lahad Datu will not be built.

Instead the state and federal governments have agreed to pursue alternative energy sources such as gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet the power needs in Sabah.

Govt transformation giving what the people really want

Posted on : 16-02-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

16th February, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: In US railroad parlance, a mallet is a very large and powerful steam locomotive. And in the railroad industry, a locomotive that goes off the rails is a pretty disastrous thing for various reasons, economically as well as a loss in reputation.