F&N soft drink unit invests RM18m in PET line in Sabah

Posted on : 30-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd is investing RM18mil in a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production line and new infrastructure in Sabah as its caters to the potential growth for PET sparkling beverages in the state.

Police glad Sabah remained calm on Saturday

Posted on : 30-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th April, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are glad that nothing untoward happened when 500 people gathered for Bersih 3.0 at the Padang Merdeka on Saturday but warned that action can still be taken against anyone caught attempting to spark riots.

Minister wants more Hungarians to visit Sabah

Posted on : 30-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 30, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Hungarian Foreign Minister Dr Janos Martonyi would like more Hungarians to visit Sabah.

“I would like Hungary to establish cooperation with Sabah, especially in tourism. Presently most Hungarians go to Thailand and Bali. I would like to see more Hungarians come to Sabah,” Janos told Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman during a discussion at his official residence in Sri Gaya yesterday.

Hungarian Foreign Minister: EU should have learnt from Asia’s financial crisis

Posted on : 30-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th April, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Europe should have learnt from the financial crisis faced by Asia in 1997, said Hungary’s Foreign Minister Dr Janos Martonyi yesterday.

He said among the crucial mistakes that Asia tried to avoid during the crisis was going into debt.

Police to show rally footage: Najib

Posted on : 30-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said police will show the video footage of what actually transpired during the rally organised by an opposition-supported non-governmental organisation Saturday.

Najib to announce minimum wage for private sector workers on Worker’s Day

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 April 2012

Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s announcement of the minimum wage for private sector workers on the eve of Workers’ Day is going to be the perfect gift for employees and trade unions.

A DAY OF SHAME

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 April 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: THE rally demanding a free and fair election yesterday turned chaotic after several demonstrators became unruly and violent.

Bersih co-chairman Datuk S. Ambiga said the committee was sorry for the untoward incidents and would issue a full response next week.

MSAM 2012 registers largest ever number of visitors

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th April, 2012
KOTA KINABALU: The nine-day 13th Malaysia Unit Trust Week 2012 (MSAM 2012) which started on April 20 and ended yesterday recorded the most visitors numbering 268,787 people.

The previous record of visitors was 255,000 in Kuala Terengganu during the MSAM 2006.

Sabah’s cabotage policy to be raised in Cabinet

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 APRIL 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will raise Sabah’s cabotage policy, which has been blamed by the industrial and commercial sectors for the high cost of goods in the State, at the Cabinet meeting.

POIC replants area, releases fish, birds

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 April 2012

LAHAD DATU: Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) Lahad Datu carried out its second mangrove rejuvenation and river bank conservation project, this time planting 2,000 mangrove seedlings in the fringes of its Phase 3 development area.

Muhyiddin urges PNB companies to increase investment in Sabah

Posted on : 29-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th April, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has urged companies owned by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) to play a more active role in the development of Sabah by increasing investment in sectors identified under the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).

KKIP moves ahead with ready built factories plan

Posted on : 28-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

28 April 2012

KOTA KINABALU: K.K.I.P (Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park) Sdn Bhd is pushing ahead with its plan to launch yet another phase of its ready – built factories to promote small and medium industries (SMIs).

Ah Jib Gor is a hit in Sandakan

Posted on : 27-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 27, 2012

SANDAKAN: Shoppers and business operators in Bandar Kim Fung were thrilled when Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman, Sandakan member of parliament Datuk Liew Vui Keong and other state leaders went on a walkabout there last week.

Takaful Ikhlas confident in maintaining double digit growth in Sabah

Posted on : 27-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th April, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd, confident with the takaful industry’s potential in Sabah, expects its business in the state to continue double-digit growth.

Executive Vice President (Business Operations) Wan Mohd Fadzlullah Wan Abdullah said the target for 2012 was to achieve RM25 million in contributions, an increase of RM10 million compared with last year.

Stay united in facing poll, CM tells BN parties

Posted on : 27-04-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th April, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Barisan Nasional component parties have been urged to remain united and steadfast, and must not be afraid to rebuke the opposition for their lies and slander against the government.