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BN Manifesto Ideal For Sabah & Sarawak – Maximus

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KOTA MARUDU – Barisan Nasional’s manifesto is comprehensive and inclusive as well as farsighted, which is ideal for Sabah and Sarawak, according to Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS). Its acting president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Onglili said the manifesto’s long term vision would steer the country beyond Vision 2020. “It is a complete assurance to Sabah…

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Selangor Govt Must Name Its Price If It Wants To Take Over SPLASH

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Selangor state government must “name its price” if it wants to acquire Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH), said Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili (pic). The Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister said that all matters involved in the takeover had been settled, with the exception of the asset…

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PBS Confident Of Winning All Seats In GE14 – Ongkili

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KOTA KINABALU – Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) is confident that all its candidates in the coming 14th general election (GE14) will win regardless of where they are fielded. Its acting president, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said PBS was a multiracial party and would defeat the opposition in any seat it contested, ensuring victory for…

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Electricity Tariff Rate In Peninsular Malaysia Remains Unchanged Till 2020

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KOTA KINABALU – The government has agreed to maintain the current electricity tariff rate for consumers in Peninsular Malaysia for the next three years, Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili said. The government had also agreed to maintain the existing tariff rate for Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan for…

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Ongkili Hopes To Contest For State Seat In GE14

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KOTA KINABALU – Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) acting president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili hopes to contest for a state seat in the 14th General Election (GE14) . “Whether I contest for a state seat or continue to contest a parliamentary seat is still under discussion,” he told reporters here, today. Ongkili, who has served…

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Multi-Party Government Still The Best For Sabah

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KOTA KINABALU – A multi-party state government is still considered the best administrative system for a multiracial state like Sabah, says Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili. The Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) acting president explained that a one-party system, even though its members were of various cultures and beliefs, could not…

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Multi-Party Government Still The Best For Sabah

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KOTA KINABALU – A multi-party state government is still considered the best administrative system for a multiracial state like Sabah, says Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili. The Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) acting president explained that a one-party system, even though its members were of various cultures and beliefs, could not…

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Malaysia To Become Marketing Hub For Electric Vehicles

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KOTA KINABALU – Malaysia is moving towards becoming a marketing hub for electric vehicles and is targeting 100,000 electric cars, 100 electric motorcycles, 2,000 electric buses and 125,000 charger stations to be in the country by 2030. Energy, Green technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili said the objective of making Malaysia a marketing…

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Pahang Need To Adopt Water Services Industry Act 2006

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Pahang state government need to overhaul the state’s raw water supply system through the application of the Water Services Industry Act 2006 immediately, said Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili. He said the move was necessary to ensure quality and continued water supply in Pahang. The state…

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Ongkili Set To Take Over PBS Reins From Mentor Pairin

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TAWAU: Retiring Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan’s successor Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili is all ready to take the Kadazandusun-based party to greater heights. Dr Ongkili said Pairin was his mentor who had set a “very high standard” of leadership, especially in humility, integrity and resilience. “After 22 years as…

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Electricity Tariff Not Reduced Due To Ringgit Fall: Ongkili

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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is unable to lower the electricity tariff despite the fall in global fuel prices because of the ringgit’s drop in value against regional currencies as well as against other major currencies, said Datuk Seri Dr. Maximus Ongkili. The Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister said the drastic fall in the value…

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RM515 Million To Boost Electricity Supply In Sabah Next Year – Ongkili

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PENAMPANG – The federal government has allocated RM515 million to strengthen and upgrade transmission and supply of electricity in Sabah, next year. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said the allocation was part of the RM2.3 billion fund approved by the federal government for four years, until 2019. “All these…

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Sale Of Edra Not Sign Of Opening Up Power Generation To Foreigners

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PETALING JAYA: The proposed sale of Edra Global Energy Bhd’s entire equity stake in its power generation plants to a China state owned entity will not translate into the liberalisation of the highly-regulated industry. The RM9.83bil transaction announced yesterday was seen as a landmark deal because it marked for the first time power plants located…

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Act On Nuclear Power Plants To Be Tabled Next Year

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KUALA LUMPUR – An Act on the use of nuclear energy to generate electricity will be tabled in Parliament next year, said Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Dr Maximus Ongkili. “It is still at the initial stage. The policy and legal framework need to be completed first. Malaysia needs at least 10 years to…

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