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PM: Continue supporting BN to bring new chapter to Sabah

TUARAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday called on the people of Sabah to continue supporting the Barisan Nasional (BN) government to enable it to bring a new chapter to the state and its people. Najib, who is also BN chairman, said if the Sabah and federal governments were again given the mandate [...]

Musa shoots down claims by opposition parties

BEAUFORT: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman shot down claims by opposition parties here that the Barisan Nasional (BN) government had failed to spur Sabah’s progress or allocate funds to the state. He pointed to the substantial federal government allocation of RM23.2 billion for the state’s development, via the 10th Malaysia Plan, including RM7 billion [...]

Parliament will be dissolved when all quarters are ready

PAPAR: Parliament will only be dissolved when all quarters, including the people, are ready for the polls, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Asked how close is the dissolution of Parliament, the prime minister said, “Very soon, very soon, do the job first, do not worry.” “Now I am on the ground explaining the policies [...]

Sabah to get RM26 mil allocation for ‘Nadi Kasih’ – Najib

TUARAN: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday announced an allocation of RM26 million for Sabah under the Nadi Kasih Programme managed by Yayasan 1Malaysia Development Berhad (Yayasan 1MDB). The prime minister said through the allocation, each parliamentary constituency in Sabah would receive RM1 million to repair 200 houses of the poor and hardcore poor. “We [...]

When Anwar was DPM he was unsympathetic towards Sabahans

PAPAR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday said that opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was never sympathetic towards the people of Sabah when he (Anwar) was deputy prime minister. “Now he puts on a sad face, trying to show that he sympathises with Sabah which purportedly does not receive enough allocations,” he [...]

Lok Kawi-Papar road to be widened in stages – Najib

PAPAR: The Lok Kawi-Papar road would be widened in stages, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday. He made the announcement after hearing grouses from residents in the area about traffic congestion along the 30km stretch of road between Lok Kawi and Papar town. Hence, he called on the people, particularly those in this [...]

RM226 mil Beaufort water treatment plant approved by Najib

BEAUFORT: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has announced an allocation of RM226 million to build a water treatment plant here as part of the Beaufort new town development programme. The prime minister also approved the Islamic College Beaufort project to be undertaken jointly by the federal government as well as the construction of a middle [...]

Another dead from Sabah red tide phenomenon

KOTA KINABALU:The red sea (or red tide) phenomenon that is happening in Sabah, claimed another life yesterday, believed from consuming cockles bought at the Inanam night market, near here. This brings the number of fatalities in such cases to three so far. (There were two other deaths recently, but the Health Department claimed it was [...]

KDCA demands apology over conferment of Huguan Siou title to Anwar

KDCA demands apology over conferment of Huguan Siou title to Anwar

KOTA KINABALU: The Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) has demanded apologies from the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Ranau division and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over the conferment of the ‘Huguan Siou’ title to the PKR adviser for it touched on Kadazandusun’s cultural sensitivities and sacred beliefs. KDCA secretary-general Suman Yasambun said the Huguan Siou or paramount [...]

Ignorant Anwar doesn’t know what he is talking – JK

Ignorant Anwar doesn’t know what he is talking – JK

By Jessieanne Joannes KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s statement on autonomy for Sabah is clearly misplaced, incorrect, said Datuk Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan, Chairman of STAR Sabah. Dr Jeffrey said the Pakatan Rakyat leader doesn’t know what he was talking about or deliberately ignores the agreement, the promises and the assurances made by the Founding [...]

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Top Malacanyang aide drops by to meet Pandikar

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22, 2013: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia Tuesday received a courtesy call from the Political Secretary to the Philippines President, Ronaldo M.Llamas, at his office in Parliament here. Llamas, was accompanied by Director III of Political Affairs in the Philippines President’s Office, Anna Marie Mae Guerra Dela Vega, and [...]