Wah Mie Group to continue building affordable quality housing

Posted on : 26-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

26th February, 2013

SANDAKAN: One of Sabah’s leading housing developers, the Wah Mie Group, will continue to build affordable and quality housing in Sabah.

Employees Provident Fund declares 6.15 percent dividend for 2012

Posted on : 18-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 18, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend of 6.15 per cent for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2012, the strongest results in early millennium.

Its chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said the rate was 15 basis point higher than six per cent paid in 2011.

CM grants extra RM500,000 for Chinese school

Posted on : 18-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

18th February, 2013
KOTA KINABALU: The State government on Saturday presented a big ‘ang pau’ to the Chinese community of Sabah when it approved a half a million ringgit to complete the construction of the Chi Hwa Primary School, in Kolombong here.

Malaysia may become developed nation by 2018

Posted on : 18-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

18th February, 2013
TASEK GELUGOR: Malaysia may possibly attain developed-nation status by 2018, two years earlier than targeted, if its economic growth rate remains at 5.3 to 5.5 per cent within four years.

No more 8km walk to school

Posted on : 17-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 17, 2013

Kudat: Students from 16 villages around the Matunggong area will soon no longer have to walk 8km to attend classes at SK Matunggong – thanks to the SP Setia Foundation which is building a RM300,000 rural hostel.
“Their journey is made even more difficult during the rainy season with many forced to stay home.

Najib: RM50mil under KAR1SMA to be disbursed by March 31

Posted on : 15-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 15, 2013

IPOH: The RM50mil allocation under the 1Malaysia Social Welfare Programme (KAR1SMA) will be disbursed by March 31.

Prime Minister Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the programme would benefit about 200,000 people nationwide.

RM26 million for Nadi Kasih in Sabah

Posted on : 15-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

15th February, 2013

TUARAN: Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has announced an allocation of RM26 million for the Nadi Kasih Programme in Sabah which is a community welfare programme to repair the houses of poor and hardcore poor families.

More aid for people through economic transformation programmes – Najib

Posted on : 13-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

13th February, 2013

KULAIJAYA: The government is promising more aid such as the Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) if it gets the mandate to continue with its economic transformation programmes that have been acclaimed the world over.

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Posted on : 10-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : Greeting

6 high impact schemes under SME Masterplan

Posted on : 07-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 7, 2013

KOTA KINABALU:     A total of six high impact programmes, including three specific measures for East Malaysia, have been underlined under the SME Masterplan (2012-2020), to boost the performance of small-medium entrepreneurs (SME).

MASTERPLAN TO INCREASE SMES GDP CONTRIBUTION TO 41 PER CENT BY 2020

Posted on : 06-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 6, 2013

KOTA KINABALU:    The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Corporation Malaysia Masterplan (2012-2020) targets to increase the contribution of SMEs to the GDP from the current 32 per cent to 41 per cent by 2020.

MCKIP officially open for business

Posted on : 06-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 6, 2013
KUANTAN: With billions of ringgit in investments coming to life after just four months, the highly anticipated Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) is now officially open for business.

CPO zero export tax likely to continue for third month

Posted on : 05-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

5th February, 2013

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is likely to maintain the zero export tax for crude palm oil (CPO) for the third consecutive month against the backdrop of current prices.

Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Tan Sri Bernard Dompok said the tax for next month would be calculated based on prices recorded between Jan 15 and Feb 15.

Malaysia’s fourth agenda: social transformation

Posted on : 03-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

03 February 2013

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the fourth agenda in the country’s transformation will revolve around a social transformation of values and culture in order to achieve successful nationhood.

Moody’s affirms ‘A3′ ratings of eight M’sian banks

Posted on : 01-02-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

February 01, 2013

SINGAPORE: Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed the long-term deposit and issuer ratings of the eight banks rated ‘A3′ in Malaysia, while at the same time downgrading to Prime-2 (P-2) from Prime-1 (P-1) their corresponding short-term ratings.