China’s economic power has benefitted Sabah to a great extent, says Sari Nuar

Posted on : 31-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

31 March 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The emergence of China as an economic power has helped bring about the global economic activities, to a great extent that it has benefitted Sabah’s economic development, the President of Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Datuk Seri Panglima Sari Nuar said.

Federation of M’sian Manufacturers members call on minister

Posted on : 29-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th March, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: A delegation of 15 members from the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) including its Sabah representatives called on the Minister of Industrial Development Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah at his office in Wisma Tun Fuad Stephen yesterday.

GTP realizes 1Malaysia concept

Posted on : 28-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

28th March, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government Transformation Programme (GTP) launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in April 2009 has been well received by the public as it realized the 1Malaysia Concept: People First, Performance Now.

GTP scores many ‘firsts’ and enhances lives of people: Najib

Posted on : 27-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 27, 2011
KUALA LUMPUR: The Government Transformation Programme (GTP) led by the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu) in the Prime Minister’s Department has registered many “firsts” which have directly or indirectly enhanced the lives of millions of people, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

MIDA lauds KKIP for attracting investments

Posted on : 26-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 March 2011
KOTA KINABALU: Members of the Board of Directors of the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) led by their Chairman, Tan Sri Dr. SulaimanMahbob were happy to note the progress made by Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP), especially on its success in attracting more than 200 companies ranging from manufacturing, logistic, research and training institutions to the park.

Sabah changing way of doing business From producing raw materials to developing them

Posted on : 26-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

26TH March 2011
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is changing its way of doing business from just producing raw materials or resources the world needs to keeping and developing these to become end products that will give the State more value.

Economy to grow 5-6 pct this year: Bank Negara

Posted on : 24-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

24th March, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is projected to grow at five per cent to six per cent this year, supported mainly by continued expansion in domestic demand, says Bank Negara Malaysia.

M’sia can sustain steady economic growth, says Zeti

Posted on : 24-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

24th March, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has the potential to sustain its underlying trend of steady economic growth despite the more moderate global growth this year, says Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

RM10b worth by 2020

Posted on : 23-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

23rd March, 2011
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s professional services sector could be worth RM10 billion by 2020, with the implementation of the government’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), according to the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Medical benefits for civil servants retiring under EPF

Posted on : 23-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 23, 2011
PUTRAJAYA: Civil servants retiring under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) scheme and their dependants are now eligible for free medical treatment at public hospitals, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

Sabah Gerakan’s Earth Hour activities

Posted on : 22-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

22 March 2011
KOTA KINABALU: Gerakan Sabah led by its chief Datuk Gordon Leong kicked off the third series of the Earth Hour Campaign at Wijaya Park, here.

The programme was part of Gerakan’s social responsibility and commitment to create grassroots and public awareness to support the switching off of lights for an hour, globally known as 60 Earth Hour.

Use OfIncandescent Lights To Be Banned In Next Three Years

Posted on : 22-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

22 March 2011

KUALA  LUMPUR, March 21 (Bernama) – The government will implement a policy to ban the use of incandescent lights, deemed to be non-energy-saving, within the next three years, Deputy Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister NoriahKasnon said.

PM pleased with performance of GTP & civil service

Posted on : 22-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

21st March, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (picture) said he is very pleased with the results of the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) although there was a great deal of skepticism when it was first launched.

Najib confident with 6 pct economic growth this year

Posted on : 20-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

March 20, 2011

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday expressed confidence that Malaysia will achieve its target of six per cent economic growth this year.

“We will get six per cent (of economic growth) (and we are) pushing as far as possible. Every week, the economic council meets (to discuss issues)” besides creating more investment and job opportunities,” he said when meeting his facebook fans at the “Let’s Meet and Communicate” function, at the old State Legislative Assembly building, yesterday.

NAJIB: 1MALAYSIA NOW SYMBOL OF UNITY, PATRIOTISM

Posted on : 18-03-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

18th March, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The 1Malaysia concept introduced almost two years ago has become a symbol and term that has boosted unity and patriotism, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.