‘Bosses not bankrupt, so should pay more’

Posted on : 31-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 31, 2015

Kota Kinabalu: If you’re single and earning below RM2,500 a month in the city, chances are, you may still not have enough to start saving.

A survey carried out by Sabah Today on 250 Junior Chamber International Tanjung Aru members aged 25 to 40 published in the Sabah Quarterly Industry magazine (Oct-Dec 2014 issue), suggested that workers need to earn at least RM3,000 a month to afford the living cost here. The quarterly publication comes under the Industrial Development Ministry and had so far circulated more than 600,000 copies since 2009.

Minimum RM3,000 pay needed in KK

Posted on : 30-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 30, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: A person needs a minimum income of RM3,000 a month in order to have a relatively comfortable life in Kota Kinabalu.

However, majority of the dwellers in the State capital are earning much less than this, with many deep in debts and struggling to make ends meet, according to a study.

Malaysia to share its priorities as Asean chairman at foreign ministers’ retreat

Posted on : 27-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 27, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia is to share its eight priorities as the chairman of Asean this year with the other member countries during the Asean Foreign Ministers’ Retreat.

Disclosing this yesterday, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said at the retreat, the ministers would also follow up on decisions taken by Asean leaders at the 25th Asean Summit in Myanmar last year on Asean Community building.

Budget Revision: Full text of Prime Minister’s speech

Posted on : 20-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 20, 2015

SPECIAL REMARKS BY

YAB DATO’ SRI MOHD. NAJIB BIN TUN HAJI ABDUL RAZAK

PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA

SPECIAL ADDRESS ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS AND GOVERNMENT’S FINANCIAL POSITION

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh dan Salam 1 Malaysia

YAB Tan Sri Muhyidin Yassin

Timbalan Perdana Menteri

YB Dato’ Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

Menteri Kewangan Kedua

YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa

Ketua Setiausaha Negara 4

BR1M payment begins jan 15

Posted on : 14-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 14, 2015
PUTRAJAYA: Payment of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) for 2015 will begin on Thursday (Jan 15), Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said yesterday.

At the same time, he dismissed reports over the social media and smartphone applications that the payment began last Sunday.

Unite to build better Sabah – CM

Posted on : 01-01-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

January 1, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has urged Malaysians in Sabah not to be drawn into the agendas of certain quarters who claim that the state is being mistreated by the Federal Government.

Calls for Sabah to pull out of the federation of Malaysia are irresponsible, and must not be tolerated, he stressed in his New Year 2015 message.