Improvements in competitiveness critical for Asia

Posted on : 31-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

31st July, 2012
SINGAPORE: For Asia to take advantage of the available economic growth opportunities, improvements in competitiveness are critical, said Singapore’s Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck.

KKIP can attract more SMEs: Tan

Posted on : 29-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 July 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) Sdn Bhd can attract more SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and in order for that to take place, a business-friendly environment is needed.

Stable gov’t vital for BIMP-EAGA trade, Says business body

Posted on : 29-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 July 2012

KOTA KINABALU: The recent meeting of the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-the Philippines East Asia Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and BIMP-EAGA Business Council with officials from the Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China has opened vast trade doors to accommodate both the private sector and government-linked companies (GLCs).

Gerakan committed to contesting 47 parliamentary, state seats – Koh

Posted on : 29-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 29, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan is committed to contesting 47 parliamentary and state seats in the upcoming 13th General Election besides  defending incumbents seats, said its president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon.

Protect Tanjung Aru beach from alienation, reclamation and pollution – SAPP

Posted on : 29-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th July, 2012
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) Tanjung Aru CLC members today gathered at the Tanjung Aru beach sending a strong message to the government asking the government to protect the Tanjung Aru beach from alienation, reclamation and pollution.

Peace and harmony in Malaysia due to culture – Musa

Posted on : 27-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

27 July 2012

SANDAKAN: The peace and harmony in Malaysia is largely attributed to the understanding nature of Malaysians, said Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman.

Speaking to reporters at the Ramadhan contribution ceremony of Umno Libaran at Kenangan Manis Mosque, Musa said compared to neighbouring countries, Malaysia is the most peaceful.

Umno Tuaran pledges full support for Najib, Musa

Posted on : 26-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2012

TUARAN: Umno Tuaran has pledged full support for the leadership of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman to continue bringing the country and Sabah to greater heights.

MAS eyes US$100 million in interlining passengers’ revenue

Posted on : 26-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2012

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is eyeing an additional US$100 million interlining passengers’ revenue a year through the induction of the national carrier into the Oneworld alliance early next year.

Malaysia’s sea-food curry laksa one of ten international foods “to try before you die”

Posted on : 26-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2012

NEW YORK: Your average American might never have heard of it, but Malaysia’s sea-food curry laksa ranks among one of the ‘top 10 foods to try, before you die,’ according to the U.S. based newspaper Huffington Post.

AirAsia carried 8.285 million passengers in April-June 2012 period

Posted on : 26-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd group carried 8.285 million passengers during the second quarter of 2012 (2Q12), up 13 per cent over the 7.347 million recorded last year.

HALF-MONTH BONUS

Posted on : 26-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday announced a half-month bonus, with a minimum payment of RM500, for civil servants.

1Malaysia products meant to ease people’s burden

Posted on : 25-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 July 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The four per cent increase in cost of living since 1993, as seen in the compound annual growth rate (CAGR), has prompted the government to continue increasing new products through the 1Malaysia label to ease the burden of the people.
Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu) special director Datuk Aziyah Bahauddin said products introduced under 1Malaysia to date, has continued to receive good response and the facility would be expanded.

Masidi wants detailed report

Posted on : 25-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 July 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Culture & Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun wants a detailed report on the status of a first-class forest reserve in Tawau.

Special task force to ensure Palm Oil Mill Effluent properly managed – Dompok

Posted on : 25-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 July 2012

KINABATANGAN: The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) has formed a special task force to ensure Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) is properly managed in this district.

‘RFID requirement on bird’s nest export imposed by China’

Posted on : 25-07-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 July 2012

PUTRAJAYA: The requirement to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to export swiftlet nests from the country of origin was not set by Malaysian government, but imposed by China, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Deputy Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong.