Four firms and Ministry sign MoU on capability enhancement

Posted on : 30-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 30, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Four major firms and the Industrial Development Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), on Tuesday, to focus all efforts on capability enhancement.

World Bank gives thumbs up to Malaysia’s subsidy rationalisation plans

Posted on : 30-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th April, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s shift to targeted subsidies with its subsidy rationalisation plans and upcoming implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), is a good policy that will benefit those who really need them, said World Bank Country Director Ulrich Zachau.

Raymond: GLCs should relook way business is done to be more efficient

Posted on : 30-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th April, 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Companies in Sabah especially Government-Linked Companies (GLCs) should relook at the way they do business in order to become more efficient in line with the country’s economic transformation agenda.

PALMEX Malaysia 2014 to be held in Sandakan in May

Posted on : 29-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

29th April, 2014
KOTA KINABALU: The 5th International Palm Oil Technology Expo (PALMEX Malaysia 2014), the largest palm oil related event in Malaysia, would be held in Sandakan from May 21-23.

Malaysian, US firms sign deals worth US$2b

Posted on : 29-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 29, 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and US President Barack Obama Monday witnessed the signing of US$2 billion worth of commercial deals between Malaysian and American companies in the aviation, biotechnology and insurance sectors.

BR1M appeal extended to May 31

Posted on : 29-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 29, 2014

SHAH ALAM: The appeal period for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) has been extended to May 31.

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said as at April 20, the government had received a total of 246,911 appeals from unsuccessful applicants.

Biomass JV firm to be unveiled at Palmex 2014

Posted on : 29-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 29, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: A new biomass joint venture company is slated to be unveiled during the fifth Malaysia International Palm Oil Technology Expo 2014 (Palmex Malaysia) in Sandakan.

Benefits from system in 5 years if register now

Posted on : 29-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 29, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: Payback time takes only about five years for households who install solar PV systems in their homes this year to benefit from the just announced Feed-in-tariff Malaysia schemes to sell electricity at bonus rates to Distribution Licensees such as Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd but May 2 is the deadline to file in the application, leaving very little time to interested investors, said Edward Chua, Managing Director of BT Solar Sdn Bhd.

Our continents share an ocean, now for common policy, says Najib

Posted on : 28-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 28, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and the United States have entered a new phase in their bilateral relationship with both committed to work closer on the economy, security, education and science and technology.

Najib: Don’t belittle reforms undertaken by Malaysia

Posted on : 28-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 28, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia has undertaken vast reforms reflecting its concerns on civil liberties and the rule of law, and this should not be simply brushed aside by detractors of the government.

Forget about titles and focus on influencing others, says Obama

Posted on : 28-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Meeting a select group of young leaders from Asean, US President Barack Obama inspired them with his experiences and told them to make an impact on the world.

“When I think back on my journey, the most important thing for me and to most young people here is to realise that you really can have an impact on the world.

Malaysia not being bullied into TPPA negotiations

Posted on : 28-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 28, 2014
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is not being bullied by the United States in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations, both President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak declared.

Malaysia endorses initiative against WMD

Posted on : 28-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

April 28, 2014
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has endorsed an initiative to counter the challenges posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

The Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) is a response to the creation and transport of WMD as well as related materials worldwide, and is the natural evolution of efforts by the international community to prevent proliferation of such items.

Obama in KL: Full Obama remarks at the YSEALI Town Hall

Posted on : 27-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

27 April 2014

Full remarks by US President Barack Obama at the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall in Universiti Malaya today.

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, good afternoon.  Selamat petang.  Please, everybody have a seat.  It is wonderful to be here and it is wonderful to see all these outstanding young people here.

Obama in KL: Najib, Obama launch MaGIC in Cyberjaya

Posted on : 27-04-2014 | By : sabah today | In : News

27 April 2014

CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and US President Barack Obama today officially launched the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).

The United States leader, who is on a three-day visit to Malaysia, stopped by in Cyberjaya to be briefed on MaGIC, which he said is a glowing testament to Malaysia-US collaboration.