Sabah to become the next Dubai

Posted on : 28-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

28th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: Making Sabah into the “next Dubai” and manufacturing hub for the Far East can be achieved through a strong partnership between the State government and the manufacturing and industrial sectors, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman.

M’sian economy one of the most resilient in the region, says economist

Posted on : 27-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th November, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is one of the most resilient in the region with domestic demand the primary growth driver amid strong government spending.

Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital, Shane Oliver, said this would ensure that its economy would continue to be one of the most vibrant in the region.

SABAH HOUSEHOLD INCOMES UP

Posted on : 27-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

27th November, 2013
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s household incomes had improved significantly from 2008 to 2012.

Last year, the average household earned RM4,013 a month compared to RM2,866 in 2007 – representing a 40 per cent increase.

And, the mean monthly household income growth rate for Sabah over the 2009 to 2012 period stood at 8.6 per cent, above the national growth rate of 7.2 per cent.

Mustapa: M’sia succeeds in drawing stronger investment interest from S’poreans

Posted on : 22-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

22nd November, 2013

SINGAPORE: Malaysia has succeeded in attracting stronger investment interest from Singapore investors to invest not only Iskandar Malaysia but beyond, said Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

State approves amendments to three bills

Posted on : 22-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

22nd November, 2013
KOTA KINABALU: The State Assembly has approved amendments to three bills namely the Forest Enactment (Amendment) 2013, the Sabah Rubber Industry Board Enactment (Amendment) 2013 and the Sabah Provident Fund Enactment (Amendment) 2013 all effective from December 15.

MUSA: STAY UNITED FOR SABAH

Posted on : 22-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

22nd November, 2013
KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman yesterday called on the people of Sabah including the leaders and grassroots and whether they live in the towns or villages as well as the opposition to stay united.

Investors to set up biomass processing plants in Sabah

Posted on : 21-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 21, 2013

Kota Kinabalu: The State Government has identified investors with expertise in bio-technology to invest and set up biomass processing plants here in Sabah.

Deputy Chief Minister cum Industrial Development Minister, Datuk Raymond Tan said the government at the moment is working with several factory and plantation owners to create awareness among them on the potential in biomass-based downstream industry.

Investors with bio-technology expertise to be brought in

Posted on : 21-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

November 21, 2013

THE state government will identify investors with bio-technology expertise to be brought in to set up biomass processing in Sabah, said Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah.

SAMUR project expected to be major player in South East Asia region

Posted on : 20-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Ammonia and Urea (SAMUR) Project in Sipitang is expected to become one of the major urea fertiliser producers in the South East Asia region.

Minister of Special Tasks, Datuk Teo Chee Kang said that when completed, it will be capable of producing as much as 2,100 metric tonnes of ammonia and 3,500 metric tonnes of urea fertiliser a day.

SAMUR project expected to be major player in South East Asia region

Posted on : 20-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Ammonia and Urea (SAMUR) Project in Sipitang is expected to become one of the major urea fertiliser producers in the South East Asia region.

Minister of Special Tasks, Datuk Teo Chee Kang said that when completed, it will be capable of producing as much as 2,100 metric tonnes of ammonia and 3,500 metric tonnes of urea fertiliser a day.

RM30.785m GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS, NON-ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS BODIES

Posted on : 20-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman yesterday handed over grants amounting to RM13,340,000 for Chinese independent and mission schools.

He also presented an allocation of RM17,445,000 to non-Islamic religious bodies including churches and Chinese temples as well as Hindu and Sikh places of worship. The overall grant by the State government totalled RM30,785,000.

Tan: Sabah never imposed sales tax on oil palm FFB

Posted on : 20-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

20th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: The State government has never imposed sales tax on oil palm fresh fruit bunches (FFB).

Deputy Chief Minister-cum-Minister of Industrial Development Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah said the sales tax was only imposed on crude palm oil.

TG ARU ECO DEVT PROJECT IS FOR THE PEOPLE – MUSA

Posted on : 19-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

19th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: The RM7.1 billion Tanjung Aru Eco Development project is for the people. It will be a public park at a world class holiday resort to be enjoyed by all levels of society.

The project will be developed by a government wholly-owned company, Tanjung Aru Eco Development Sdn Bhd on the 280 hectares of land including the Prince Philip Park and Tanjung Aru beach, which are public areas since the days of British colonial rule.

Oil palm biomass to increase to 100 million tonnes a year by 2020

Posted on : 19-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

19th November, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Oil palm biomass production is to increase to 100 million tonnes a year by 2020.

The oil palm industry produced 83 million tonnes last year.

RM2.84 bil in oil & gas investments

Posted on : 19-11-2013 | By : sabah today | In : News

19th November, 2013

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah received investments totalling RM2.84 billion in the oil and gas sector up to July this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah.

The Minister of Industrial Development said the State received many inquiries from investors keen on the sector. Investor interest in Sabah has been encouraging.