M’SIA PLEDGE ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Posted on : 30-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th October, 2013

SINGAPORE: Malaysia aims to cut energy consumption by five per cent in the next 10 years through increased energy efficiency.

This endeavour is part of the National Energy Action Plan being finalised, said Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili.

Easy to do business in Malaysia

Posted on : 30-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 30, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: A World Bank report has ranked Malaysia as the sixth friendliest country in the world to do business, beating developed nations such as South Korea, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Malaysia surges to 6th spot in World Bank Doing Business report

Posted on : 29-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 29, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has surged to the sixth position among 189 economies in the latest World Bank Doing Business 2014 report, putting it ahead of economies such as South Korea, Norway, the United Kingdom, Australia and Finland.

‘Gerakan Sabah has big future in state’

Posted on : 28-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

28 October 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: A Sabah delegate at Gerakan’s conference yesterday insisted that the party still has a future based on its success in his state.

Datuk Seri Raymond Tan Shu said the party, despite being active for only four years in Sabah, had gained a lot of ground and was capable of defeating DAP in constituencies where the two parties were pitted against each other.

Mah vows to make Gerakan stronger

Posted on : 28-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 28, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Newly elected Gerakan president Datuk Mah Siew Keong has vowed to make Gerakan a stronger party at the end of his first term in 2016.

He said he planned to implement several changes for the party and urged other leaders and party members to give him their full support.

Gerakan gets renewed hope to chart better future

Posted on : 28-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 28, 2013
KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan has pinned a renewed hope to rebuild the party to rise up to become strong again.

Party leaders and delegates attending the 42nd national delegates conference here have called on top leaders to review and chart a better future for the party, apart from becoming more vocal and aggressive in pursuing its cause to win back the people’s support.

BN TO UPHOLD 5 PRINCIPLES TO STAY RELEVANT – NAJIB

Posted on : 27-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th October, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Barisan Nasional (BN) will uphold the principles of moderation, progressiveness, centrist, inclusive and fair as it continues to champion the interest of the people.

2014 Budget: Highlights

Posted on : 25-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

25 October 2013
KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the highlights of the 2014 Budget themed “STRENGTHENING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE,

ACCELERATING TRANSFORMATION AND FULFILLING PROMISES” which was tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in Parliament today.

Budget 2014: full text of Prime Minister’s speech

Posted on : 25-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 25, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: The following is the 2014 Budget Speech tabled by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Dewan Rakyat Friday.

BUDGET 2014 highlights *updated!

Posted on : 25-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 25, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the highlights of the 2014 Budget themed “STRENGTHENING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE, ACCELERATING TRANSFORMATION AND FULFILLING PROMISES” which was tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Parliament today.

Mier projects Malaysia’s growth outlook at 5 to 5.5 pct for 2014

Posted on : 23-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 23, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) has projected Malaysia’s growth outlook for 2014 to be between five to 5.5 per cent.

This is on account of the expected fiscal strategies and measures to rein in the budget deficit, generally tight financial conditions and enhanced downside risks.

Sabah churches welcome PM’s assurance on use of ‘Allah’

Posted on : 23-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 23, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Council of Churches welcomes Prime Minis­ter Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s assurance that Christians in Sabah and Sarawak can continue using the word “Allah”.

The council’s chairman Datuk Thomas Tsen said they were happy with the good news. However, he was sad that their counterparts in peninsular Malaysia were not allowed to use the word.

PM: Capital market opens up economic participation

Posted on : 23-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 23, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian capital market, now valued at US$816bil (RM2.6 trillion), has opened up economic participation to a wider range of stakeholders, including enabling socially beneficial innovations.

‘Over 460 projects worth RM29.9 bln approved so far’

Posted on : 23-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 23, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 463 manufacturing projects worth RM29.9 billion were approved between January and August this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday.

Of the total, 63 per cent were foreign investments, while the rest 37 per cent were domestic investments, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Hamim Samuri told the House.

‘Sabah, S’wak not affected by court decision’

Posted on : 22-10-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

October 22, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Appeals Court’s decision on the use of the word Allah does not affect Christians in Sabah and Sarawak.

Najib said the contents in the 10-Point Agreement decided by the federal cabinet on the matter would be maintained for the two states.