Malaysia to achieve modest net investment inflows this year

Posted on : 26-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

26th June, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to achieve a modest increase in net investment inflows this year or maintain the level achieved last year, driven by sustained investors’ confidence.

Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, said the trend for the first quarter seemed to support the projection with a higher gross foreign direct investments (FDIs) of RM28.73 million from RM26.01 million registered in the first quarter last year.

Sabah active player in Malaysia-China ties – CM

Posted on : 24-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 24, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: The annual trade volume between Malaysia and China currently exceeds USD 100 billion, and is expected to rise to USD 160 billion by 2018.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman said Sabah was both a beneficiary and an active participant in this fruitful relationship between the two countries.

Cabotage: ‘I carry my statement to coffin’

Posted on : 21-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 21, 2015

SEPANGGAR: Datuk Seri Panglima Wong Khen Thau has urged the government to locate and find a solution to help Sabah deal with the effects of the Cabotage Policy.

Wong, who effectively became the past president of Federation of Sabah Industries (FSI) at 2 pm yesterday, said, “The effect of the policy is on the people, the goods and the industry in Sabah. Don’t get it wrong. We never challenge the cabotage policy per say. We only challenge the effect of the cabotage policy on the people in Sabah.

2016 Budget to be tabled on Oct 23 — Najib

Posted on : 16-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 16, 2015

PUTRAJAYA: Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said yesterday the 2016 Budget will focus on strengthening growth, enhancing inclusiveness and ensuring fiscal sustainability.

World class training facility to be built at UMS

Posted on : 15-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 15, 2015

KOTA KINABALU: A world class training and competence assurance facility will be set up at the University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) campus to train manpower for the oil and gas industry.

Dare to JCI members to help restore Mt Kinabalu tracks

Posted on : 15-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 15, 2015

Kota Kinabalu: Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Industrial Development, Datuk Raymond Tan said he has always looked up to Junior Chamber International (JCI) leaders since he joined the global organisation 30 years ago.

GST imposition ‘helped Malaysia avoid economic crisis’

Posted on : 10-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 10, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The fall in oil prices could have sent Malaysia into an economic crisis had the Goods and Services Tax (GST) not been imposed, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

PM announces RM10 million allocation For Rehabilitation of Taman Kinabalu

Posted on : 09-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 9, 2015

KUNDASANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced a RM10 million allocation to the Sabah government for rehabilitation work at Taman Kinabalu which suffered much damage as a result of the magnitude 5.9 earthquake that hit the area on Friday.

Boost tourism to realise people-centred Asean — Najib

Posted on : 03-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 3, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: With Asean expected to generate a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of US$3 trillion by 2017, there is a real opportunity to boost the travel industry and promote intra-region tourism, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

The 11MP – Spotlight for Vision 2020

Posted on : 03-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 3, 2015

KUCHING: The 11th Malaysian Plan (11MP), which was tabled by Prime Minister Najib on May 21, 2015, signifies the government’s continued commitment in realising Vision 2020, which is the goal for the country to obtain the status of a developed nation by 2020.

Promoting Asean as a single tourism channel

Posted on : 03-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 3, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean countries should promote the region as a single tourism destination.

In making the call, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said a collective effort to showcase Asean as a top leisure and business destination would deepen integration and benefit the region’s economies.

‘Kaamatan reflects racial harmony, unity’

Posted on : 01-06-2015 | By : sabah today | In : News

June 1, 2015

PENAMPANG: The cooperation, participation and commitment of all races and ethnic groups in making the Kaamatan Festival a success, not only enhances unity, but also enable them understand the heritage and treasures of other races, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said today.