SOGT to be pulse of Sabah’s development – Lajim

Posted on : 30-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 30, 2011

BEAUFORT: The Sabah Oil and Gas Terminal (SOGT), being built by Petronas in Kimanis near here, will be the “pulse” to Sabah’s development, Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin said Thursday.

Sabah web for global travellers

Posted on : 30-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 30, 2011

Kota Kinabalu: Accor Hotels’ Sabah website is expected to reach a wider segment of global travellers who have yet to experience what the state has to offer.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said the website, Accorhotels.com/sabah, was a convenient platform that has become the first source for information.

KKIP told to focus on manufacturing sector

Posted on : 28-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

28th September, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) has a definite role to play to achieve the objectives of the national Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) mooted by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Sabah-Sarawak gas pipeline to also benefit rural people

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

27 SEPTEMBER 2011

KUCHING: The massive Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) will create many positive economic spin-offs for the people of both states, including the rural communities, says a Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) academician who conducted a social impact study on the communities living within the vicinity of the pipeline.

Gerakan supports RCI

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 27, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: Peninsular-based Gerakan supports United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organization’s (UPKO) call for the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI), said its vice president, Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah.

Economy to remain strong this year, 2012: Public Bank

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th September, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to remain in a bright spot for the rest of this year and 2012 due to its strong fundamentals.

In a special report yesterday, Public Bank said the economy continued to sustain its strong fundamentals amid continued support from the government’s accommodative fiscal and monetary policies.

SESB offers discount to non-profit bodies

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th September, 2011

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) is giving a special 10 per cent discount on electricity bills for registered non-profit organisations in the state.

Former Obama advisor lauds Malaysia’s progress

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 27, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Developing countries, especially those in the Muslim world, could well emulate Malaysia’s great development progress, and where religious tolerance and racial harmony is evident.

Budget 2012 set to see efforts to increase confidence, says Dr Yeah

Posted on : 27-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 27, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2012 Budget is expected to see efforts to increase confidence to offset the decline in export demand, said RAM Holdings Bhd chief economist, Dr Yeah Kim Leng.

Top tycoons set up RM100mil fund for vernacular, mission schools

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 26, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Here is a piece of good news for vernacular and mission schools.

The country’s top business tycoons have set up a charity foundation, known as the Community Chest, that would meet the educational needs of the Chinese and Indian communities.

DAP like small child afraid of ghosts, says Nik Aziz

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 26, 2011

KOTA BARU: Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat has likened the DAP’s response to the hudud issue as “a small child who is scared of ghosts.”

The PAS spiritual leader contended that hudud, which was to be implemented in Kelantan, was fairer and “did not involve the non-Muslim community.” As such, DAP had no reason to oppose it, he said.

Najib delivers promise on political transformation

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 26, 2011
KUALA LUMPUR: When Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak took over as the sixth prime minister on April 3, 2009, he set his sights on resolving domestic economic issues and tackling political reform.

DAP leaders’ quit threat

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

2011/09/26

Guan Eng says no to hudud, but Nik Aziz vows to push ahead

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP leadership will resign en bloc if the implementation of hudud is incorporated into the common policy framework of the opposition grouping.

As party secretary general Lim Guan Eng was reported as saying this yesterday, Pas spiritual adviser Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, who is also Kelantan menteri besar, said he was going ahead with the plan to implement hudud in the state.

PM praises Chinese role in education

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

26th September, 2011

GEORGE TOWN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said yesterday he took great pride in the role and contribution of the Chinese in Malaysia towards the betterment of education in the country.

Hudud has always been our aim, says PAS Youth head

Posted on : 25-09-2011 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 25, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The debate on hudud rages on with PAS saying it will not back down from its avowed declaration that the law has been and always will be part of its Islamic state agenda.

The party and its Pakatan Rakyat ally, the DAP, continue to be at loggerheads over the issue while Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has assured Malaysians that his government would not implement hudud laws in the country.