Category: Economy

BE WARY OF CHEAP TRAVEL PACKAGES: MATTA

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has urged consumers to be vigilant over “cheap travel packages” offered by travel agencies especially through online. “There is no such thing as a “free lunch”. If a deal is too good to be[...] [...]

SAPP questions DBKK over drastic hike in five-foot-way rental

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) has questioned the Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK) over the justification of imposing a drastic hike (of 100%) on the rental of pedestrian five-foot way and open space that were occupied by business premises, with effective from 1 January,[...] [...]

KPD GETS EXCITING BUSINESS PROPOSITIONS FROM BEBC

KOTA KINABALU: The Rural Development Cooperative or better known as KPD received several exciting business propositions from the BIMP-Eaga Business Council (BEBC) among others offering technology to boost cash crop yields. The BEBC team led by its national chairman Datuk Roselan Johar Mohamed presented the[...] [...]

BEBC TO FACILITATE TRANSFORMATION OF LABUAN

KOTA KINABALU:  The Agricultural University of China has express interest to expand in Labuan, said BIMP-Eaga Business Council (BEBC) National Chairman, Datuk Roselan Johar Mohamed. He said BEBC was hoping that Labuan can be turned into a University Island and at the same time converted[...] [...]

ENSURING SUFFICIENT EGG SUPPLY IN SABAH

KOTA KINABALU: Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Sabah Datuk Junz Wong said his ministry has been working with suppliers to ensure sufficient eggs supplies in the state. He said this in response to claim that there was an increase in eggs price and also[...] [...]

PH Government urged to provide relief for oil palm smallholders

KOTA KINABALU: The current slump in palm oil futures with prices hovering at around RM2,160 per ton is hitting producers, especially smallholders, badly. Reports from Sabah’s East Coast, a major palm oil producing region, say that some mills and refineries are focused on clearing stockpiles[...] [...]

RAS WILL BE USED IN FISH FARMING – JUNZ

KOTA KINABALU: Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Datuk Junz Wong said his Ministry is facilitating the use of Recycling Aquaculture System (RAS) green technology in fish farming. He said this after his meeting with aquaculture company, SQ Aqualogical Sdn Bhd, Chief Executive Officer Ian[...] [...]