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PETALING JAYA (April 20): Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin praised the doubling of affordable housing under the revived Bandar Malaysia project, reports Malaysiakini.
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Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin today hailed the doubling of affordable housing earmarked under the revived Bandar Malaysia project.
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KOTA BARU: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry targets to strengthen the economic contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to reach RM500 billion by the end of 2020.
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PETALING JAYA: QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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KOTA BARU, April 20 — The Entrepreneur Development Ministry targets to strengthen the economic contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to reach RM500 billion by the end of 2020.
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PETALING JAYA: The revived Bandar Malaysia will be the test bed for the Pakatan Harapan government’s new housing policy, with 10,000 units of affordable homes to be built on prime land in Kuala Lumpur.
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PETALING JAYA: The 2,200 matri­culation seats offered to Indian students for the 2018 academic year was a one-off initiative by the pre­vious government, the Education Ministry said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — If you’re on TM’s Unifi Basic plan, the unlimited quota promotion has finally come to an end.
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PETALING JAYA (April 19): QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malays...
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PETALING JAYA: QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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If you’re on TM’s Unifi Basic plan, the unlimited quota promotion has finally come to an end.
Unifi Basic | Unifi | TM | 60GB | 1GB | 5GB | 20GB | 10Mbps | TV set-top-box | B40 | TV set-top-box | SOURCE | 1 | 512 | 30 | 10 | 30 | 60 | 100 | 100 | 300 | 100 | 20 | 5 | 60 | RM199 | RM159 | RM129 | RM50 | RM40 | RM20 | RM10 | RM79
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YOURSAY | 'It is not helping itself by being overly cautious about appearing anti-Malay, anti-Islam and anti-royalty.' Harapan fears bullies, unlikely to deliver promises in 6 months – Zaid Teh Tari...
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TWO blocks of urban housing along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR), Kuala Lumpur have been unveiled in a pilot housing project aimed at helping the lower income B40 group, says Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan.
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Ampang (April 16): Selangor Housing and Urban Living Committee chairman Haniza Talha disclosed they are discussing with a bank to work out a scheme to allow 100% loans for state housing projects, repo...
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MELAKA, April 15 — The Melaka government will introduce a health card for B40 (low income) households which will enable them to enjoy free health examination at government hospitals and clinics.
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Yes, the title is real. It’s targeted at some people who believe the banks are no longer lending.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Peka B40 health screening programme for the poor will start nationwide tomorrow, Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad announced today.
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KUANTAN, April 13 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) elected representatives must fill the triumph at the 14th general election by giving the best service to the people and turn community service centres into o...
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KUANTAN: Pakatan Harapan (PH) elected representatives must fill the triumph at the 14th General Election by giving the best service to the people and turn community service centres into one-stop centr...
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Individual appointments to any agencies under the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry are based on their competence and expertise and are not solely as political appointment, says its ministe...
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PUTRAJAYA: For those already swamped by mounting bills, news that six states are planning to raise water rates is a big nay.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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It's been on the back burner for a while now, but the government seems to have finally arrived at a delivery solution to the fuel subsidy for the B40 (bottom 40) income demographic initially proposed ...
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The government says that motorists in the bottom 40 (B40) low-income segment are likely to receive their targeted fuel subsidies directly through their bank accounts, Bernama reports.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The targeted subsidy policy for RON95 petrol could be extended to other goods if it proves to be a success, Domestic Trade and Consumers Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Is...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The decision by the government to increase enrolment of B40 children in fully residential schools (SBP) and Mara Junior Science Colleges (MRSM) is crucial to restore the original objecti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Motorists in the bottom 40 (B40) income bracket will receive their fuel subsidies from the government directly through their bank accounts, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Government intends to reutilise the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) data on the B40 group to identify targeted petrol subsidy recipients.
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PETALING JAYA: The problem of poor students having to starve or eat less will end soon when the national food bank initiative targeting to help some 20,000 is rolled out in 20 public universities by the end of the year.
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The first phase of the national health insurance scheme MySalam is for five years, and if it is proven capable of reducing the burden of the B40 group, the government will study whether or not to cont...
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PARLIAMENT | A total of 1,094 claims under the national health insurance scheme MySalam have been received until April 4, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — A total of 1,094 claims under the National Health Insurance Scheme, mySalam, was received since Jan 1 this year until last April 4, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MySalam health protection scheme has paid out RM40,200 since it was introduced earlier this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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PETALING JAYA: CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd have targeted at least RM12bil for the B40’s access to facilities such as home, auto, ASB and personal financing for the period of 2019-2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Bank Bhd (CIMB Bank) and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd (CIMB Islamic) aim to disburse at least RM12 billion to the bottom 40 income-earners group (B40) as home, auto, Amanah Saham Bumiputer...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd are targeting to disburse at least RM12 billion to 40% households with the lowest income or B40 group under facilities such as home, aut...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 ― CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad have pledged at least RM12 billion for the B40’s access to facilities such as home, auto, ASB and personal financing for this ...
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THE economy is the most talked about topic among Malaysians, with issues including the increasing cost of living, shrinking ringgit, continuing weak economy and sadly, the endless politicking.
M40 | T20 | B40 | Malaysians | Bottom 40 | Most | M40 | 70% | Chinese | Indians | Astro | 40 | 40 | 40 | 275 | 000 | 275 | 40 | 40 | 70 | 20 | 148 | RM6 | 275 | RM3 | 000 | RM6 | 275 | RM13 | 148
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One of the new welfare schemes that have come out as part of the government’s programmes for the B40 group is MySalam. The brainchild of the finance ministry and co-owned by the health ministry, it ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The welfare of Mara Junior Science College (MRSM) students from low-income households (B40) will continue to be protected to ensure they receive a quality education.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia's Housing and Local Government Ministry is looking to secure foreign financiers to fund a Rent-to-Own (RTO) scheme for houses that will be built under the National Aff...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 2 — The Health Ministry today expressed plans to regulate drug prices by this year, but did not specify how exactly it would do so.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): The government is confident of a full shut down of analogue TV broadcasting by the third quarter of this year after several delays previously, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Residential Tenancy Act is poised to be implemented in two years’ time to boost the rental market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Residential Tenancy Act is targeted for implementation in two years’ time to boost the rental market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia is currently studying the Residential Tenancy Act to provide new laws governing the country's housing rental market, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia's Housing and Local Government Ministry is looking to secure foreign financiers to fund a Rent-to-Own (RTO) scheme for houses that will be built under the National Aff...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia is currently studying the Residential Tenancy Act to provide new laws governing the country's housing rental market, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territories Ministry targets to implement two more GoKL bus routes to serve high density areas in the national capital this year.
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Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is Pandan MP, launched a food bank initiative in her constituency.She hopes the program will help the B40 group as well as reducing food...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A think-tank and research outfit today called for policies which are parallel to the aspirations of Malaysians, while not neglecting the B40, after the failure of the affirmative action ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced today that it has disbursed the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) cash aid worth RM100 to three million individuals categorised as bachelors und...
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The current Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) spearheaded by the government has seen approximately RM285 million worth of properties booked on the back of tax waivers and discounts offered by participatin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced today that it has disbursed the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) cash aid worth RM100 to three million individuals categorised as bachelors und...
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LETTER | We refer to the recent statement by PKR president Anwar Ibrahim that looking forward, the government policies should be needs-based and not race-based and we, the Sarawak Institute for Public...
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Underprivileged children from five schools in the Rantau state constituency received free food coupons amounting to RM75,000 from Miri MP Dr Michael Teo Yu Keng today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will consider a proposal to allow those over 55 to benefit from the mySalam national health protection scheme currently open to those between 18 and 55, the Dewan Rakyat w...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin caused a stir in the Dewan Rakyat today by calling deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming “Taliban” when asked to repeat a question on the Cost of Living Aid (BSH). Khairy (BN...
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A report by Berita Harian earlier this month highlighted how students that come from B40 families survive while studying at Universiti Malaya (UM).Since the report came out the Domestic Trade and Cons...
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LETTER | The historic results of the 14th Malaysian general election saw the rise of the Malaysian people who were fed up with kleptocracy and mismanagement of the country and its funds.
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LANGKAWI: The government has agreed and approved the implementation of the 2019 National Hope Aid (NHA) (Bantuan Harapan Negara) (BHN) for pensionable and non-pensionable Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — The government has agreed and approved the implementation of the 2019 National Hope Aid (NHA) (Bantuan Harapan Negara) (BHN) for pensionable and non-pensionable Malaysian Ar...
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IPOH (March 26): Improvements to the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into force on April 1, will allow the state government to build more low-cost houses for those in the lower ...
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Malaysia has succeeded in reducing the incidence of poverty from 5.5% in 2000 to 0.4% in 2018 (Department of Statistics Malaysia 2018).
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PETALING JAYA (March 25): While a large segment of property buyers now rely on online platforms, a trusted real estate agent or real estate negotiator (REN) is often consulted prior to purchase.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Food Bank Malaysia programme has benefited 48, 850 households nationwide since its launch in December last year, according to Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Ser...
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About 7,000 Universiti Malaya (UM) students - most of whom claim to come from low income families (B40) - are demanding a refund for a RM120 dinner fee.
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About 7,000 Universiti Malaya (UM) students - most of whom claim to come from low income families (B40) - are demanding a refund for a RM120 dinner fee.
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YOURSAY | ‘This message by such a prominent ‘tokoh Melayu’ is important in no small way.’ Daim denounces 'Malays under threat' as nonsensical political rhetoric Salam: Thank you, former financ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The Implementation Co-ordinating Unit (ICU) is drawing up a new guideline to decide the Income Poverty Line (IPL) to take into account the current situation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) has targeted the setting up of Community Consensus Secretariats (CCS) (Sekretariat Muafakat Community) in 20 People’s ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The government is looking at income supplement programme as one of the methods under consideration to encourage the employment of the B40 group, said Finance Minister Lim Guan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya will look into topping up the salaries of singles, notably the bottom 40 (B40) youths, hired by the private sector, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is mulling a proposal to top up salaries of singles, particularly youth in the B40 group, if they are hired by private companies.
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Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the Community Solidarity Secretariat formed under the newly launched National Community Policy has introduced 40 programs to assist the B4...
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SHAH ALAM, March 21 — Selangor should expand its free monthly water quota to households with income in the Middle 40th percentile (M40), Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group of 40 NGOs and 46 individuals have asked for the MySalam insurance scheme to be put on hold, until the scheme has been properly evaluated.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tackling the cost of living, increasing the people’s purchasing power and improving the living standards of the B40 group were among issues raised at the Economic Action Council’s (EAC) first meeting.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC), which had tackling the cost of living high on the agenda.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here today.
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TANJUNG MALIM (March 20): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of Bumiputera quota if the ...
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TANJUNG MALIM (March 19): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of the Bumiputera quota if th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) will vet its current list of approved permit (AP) holders to uncover probable links to politicians, according to Kepong MP Lim Lip En...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A backbencher has called for changes to the Open AP policy so that more Bumiputeras can benefit from the car import business, and not merely a certain group of rich Bumiputeras.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has approved a special allocation of RM3 million to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to implement the Foodbank Malaysia programme for the bo...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 18): The Malaysian government is expanding the Food Bank Malaysia programme to reach out to 20 public universities, in light of the plight of B40 students not being able to afford mor...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government today announced that it has approved a RM3 million allocation for the provision of 14 lorries equipped with chillers for the Food Bank Malaysia programme for the B40 group an...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya’s decision to bring 36 approved permit (AP) holders under its new Open AP policy is not the right way to help Bumiputeras, says an academic.
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The new targeted fuel subsidy mechanism will be ready by July this year, at the latest.
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Gerakan president Dominic Lau has accused the Pakatan Harapan government of perpetuating a race-based economic policy and backtracking on its Malaysian agenda.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry has instructed Bank Rakyat to raise the financing allocations for cooperatives and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to 30% over the next few year...
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The new targeted fuel subsidy mechanism that is supposed to be implemented in Q2 2019 is yet to be finalised by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: With only a few months to go before a targeted fuel subsidy system is rolled out, the government has yet to make a final decision on how the mechanism should be implemented.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development has received 101 applications from government agencies to set up nurseries in their work places.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development have received 101 applications from government agencies to set up nurseries in the work place.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Stall owners seeking to set up shop at special lots for the coming Ramadan bazaar this May can now apply directly to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Federal Territories Minister Khali...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Traders seeking to set up shop at special lots for the coming Ramadan bazaar this May can now apply directly with the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Khalid Abdul Samad said ...
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B40 households are households earning a median income of RM3,000 per month.