More oil, gas industries needed to attract Sabahans back

Posted on : 31-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 31, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: There is a need to set up more oil and gas related industries here in an effort to attract skilled Sabahans to return home and work.

Sabah Oil and Gas Contractors Association president Datuk Iskandar Malik in making the call, disclosed that a lot of skilled manpower from Sabah refused to return home due to the lack of job opportunities in their homeland.

“Selamat Menyambut Hari Merdeka!”

Posted on : 31-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : Greeting

Electricity supply in KK expected to be upgraded

Posted on : 30-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 30, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Electricity supply in and around Kota Kinabalu is expected to be upgraded as the Distribution Main Intake Substation Star City began operating on July 22 this year.

General manager (major project) of Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) Ir John Gomez said the construction of the substation began in mid-2008 and cost around RM20 million.

CM: Govt tries to meet all demands

Posted on : 30-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 30, 2011

Kota Kinabalu: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman assured that the Government listens to grouses raised by the public and tries to remain fair to every group and individual.

“I have always reminded leaders and civil servants to focus their energies on solving problems that the people face and to make sure that everyone has an equal chance to improve their standard of living,” he said.

Power plant project result of close Federal, States ties: Raymond

Posted on : 30-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

30 August 2011

SANDAKAN: Close cooperation between the Sabah and Federal governments has enabled the construction of a gas-fired 300-megawatt power plant in the State to meet the anticipated shortfall of electricity supply in the east coast, said State Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah.

Remember sacrifices of forefathers — PM

Posted on : 30-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 30, 2011
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak last night vehemently condemned the statements and attempts by anyone to discredit the sacrifices of the country’s forefathers and security forces in the struggle for independence.

SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI!

Posted on : 29-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : Greeting

Investors attracted to Sabah’s oil palm biomass opportunities

Posted on : 26-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 August 2011

KOTA KINABALU: State-owned POIC Sabah SdnBhd is determined to make a success of the “waste to wealth” philosophy with the mass utilization of its oil palm biomass.

Renewable energy expected to generate RM70 bln in revenue by 2020

Posted on : 26-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

26th August, 2011
KUALA LUMPUR: The renewable energy (RE) industry has the potential to generate RM70 billion in revenue for the country and provide RM1.75 billion in tax receipts for the government by 2020.

RM1.4b fund to help the needy

Posted on : 25-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 25, 2011

PUTRAJAYA: A RM1.4bil fund to help the underprivileged has been launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

The 1Malaysia People’s Welfare Programme, or Karisma, is expected to benefit about 500,000 people, comprising senior citizens, the disabled, children and single mothers.

Sabah set to become green technology production hub

Posted on : 24-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

24 August 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is set to become the hub for the production of green technology within the Pacific region.
Yesterday, local company Tumau Gayo Energy Sdn Bhd signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to start collaborative efforts to help in the transfer of technology from an US-based company, Posnett International Inc, and develop green technology in Sabah.

Sabah to host palm oil meeting in November

Posted on : 24-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 24, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will host the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), its ninth Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT9), this year.

One million jobs to be filled by Malaysians before foreigners are made offers

Posted on : 24-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 24, 2011

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 1,051,427 job vacancies have been listed by eight ministries and related agencies to be filled by Malaysians before the remaining vacancies are offered to illegal immigrants granted amnesty under the Government’s legalisation programme.

RM1.4 billion supplementary bill approved

Posted on : 23-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 23, 2011

THE State Assembly yesterday approved a supplementary bill amounting to nearly RM1.4 billion, to provide largely for the equity investment in the government investment arm Innoprise Corporation Sdn Bhd (ICSB).

State Admin Centre needed – Musa

Posted on : 23-08-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

August 23, 2011

The proposal to build a State Administrative Centre is not new as it has been planned since the Berjaya Government but was not implemented as priority was given to other development projects, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.