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Like most parents in Malaysia, the issue surrounding the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) is very close to our hearts.
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GEORGE TOWN: In his fight for a better world, social activist S.M. Mohamed Idris (pic) got his message across loud and clear – even without a mobile phone.
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IN my previous article I asked the question, “Do you earn enough to sustain your lifestyle?”
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's iconic consumer advocate S.M. Mohamed Idris has died of heart failure. He was 93.
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JOHOR BARU: After abusing drugs for 17 years Razlan Zainal Abidin (pic) was given a second chance in life and he decided to make it count.
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PETALING JAYA: The going gets tough for the Employees Provident Fund’s majority-owned Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB), as the bank provisions for higher expected credit losses (ECL) amid a subdued loan growth in the first quarter of financial year 2019 (1Q19).
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THE federal government is understood to have appointed an independent committee to help iron out certain details in the RM7.41 billion acquisition of 60% of the Bandar Malaysia project by IWH-CREC Sdn...
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QUILL Group of Companies — the developer and manager of Quill City Mall, which forms part of the Quill City integrated development in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle — has no plans to close the m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The visit by Argentinian Vice-President Marta Gabriella Michetti to Malaysia is set to be the impetus for a second wave of Kuala Lumpur-Buenos Aires relationship.
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Last week, Sime Darby Plantation Bhd shed some light on how shady business dealings can be and how a government-linked company can be strong-armed into selling its assets on the cheap to appease certa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Telecommunications providers Axiata and DiGi both requested Bursa Malaysia to suspend trading of their shares this morning pending a merger announcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two Asian telco giants — Malaysia-based Axiata Group Bhd and Norwegian Telenor Group — are in talks to merge their operations in Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Putrajaya has appointed an independent committee to “help iron out” details in the RM7.41 billion acquisition of 60% of the Bandar Malaysia (pictured) project by IWH-CREC Sdn...
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IPOH: It has now been 10 years since Nalvin Dhillon Narangan Singh first began his quest to get recognised as a Malaysian.
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PETALING JAYA: Ready, willing, and able.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has sued a foreign-controlled firm for allegedly “grabbing” its land in Melaka below market price, claiming that the latter had cited for...
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Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) has alleged that former Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan and Istana Negara were named by a Taiwan-controlled company in the latter’s bid to purc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has filed a judicial review application to stop the compulsory acquisition of its 75ha land in Merlimau, Melaka, by a Taiwan-controlled company...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has filed a judicial review application to stop the compulsory acquisition of its 75ha land in Merlimau, Melaka, by a Taiwan-controlled company that claim...
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HIGH interest rate returns has been among the biggest attraction for investors to participate in peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platforms, notes a survey by Funding Societies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Credit rating agency RAM Rating Services Bhd expects the Malaysian bond market to remain resilient despite the risk of being removed from global index provider FTSE Russell’...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Leong Hup International Bhd, en route for a Main Market relisting on May 16, announced today it is aiming to raise funds of up to RM275 million from its initial public offerin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Francis Lau Tuang Nguang, dubbed the “chicken king” of Malaysia, is making his return to the local bourse with the biggest initial public offering (IPO) in almost two years that will test investors’ appetite for chicken producers. Leong Hup International Bhd, which owns livestock feed mills and poultry businesses in five countries, is targeting to raise up to RM1.2bil in its IPO that includes an over-allotment option.
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PUTRAJAYA: The proposed amendments to the Employment Act 1955 will include regulations to protect domestic workers, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
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PUTRAJAYA, 23 April — The Human Resources Ministry is planning to introduce a new law to provide Social Security Organisation (Socso) coverage for housewives, said its minister, M. Kulasegaran.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Poultry producer Leong Hup is targeting raising as much as US$291 million in a scaled-down IPO in mid-May, sources with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be the Sout...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 23): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has given his assurance today that the government will honour all 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-related debt papers, especially those in the hand...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 23): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has given his assurance today that the government will honour all 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-related debt papers, especially those in the hand...
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PETALING JAYA: Poultry player Leong Hup International Bhd has set the maximum price for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) at RM1.10 per share, according to Bloomberg.
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PETALING JAYA: National sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd is closing its office in London, its managing director Shahril Ridza Ridzuan confirmed today.
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PETALING JAYA: The weak property market in recent years has resulted in a competitive tendering environment for building construction jobs, with some contractors willing to cut prices in their efforts to secure new jobs, said Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) president Foo Chek Lee.
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DO you know how much you need to sustain your lifestyle every month? Are you living within your budget or stretching to make ends meet?
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PETALING JAYA: The country’s largest poultry player Leong Hup International Bhd, which is set to make a comeback to Bursa Malaysia, has been valued at 15 times price-to-earnings (PE), according to a news report.
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PETALING JAYA: Strict conditions imposed by banks on home loan applicants are the biggest barrier for home ownership despite the government efforts to waive stamp duty fees for buyers under the Home O...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak today sought to differentiate how Barisan Nasional (BN) governed the country previously compared to Pakatan Harapan (PH) now.
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Notable filings BETWEEN March 25 and 29, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included that of aluminium can maker Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd, the privatisation target of s...
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PETALING JAYA: The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) says strict conditions imposed by banks on home loan applicants remain the biggest hurdle in the property market, even as t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: National Film Development Corporation’s (Finas) new chairman Datuk Gerald Hans Isaac will work together with chief executive officer Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri to continue efforts to boo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) rebounded in early trade Friday after yesterday’s selling pressure.
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Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) shares have declined to its lowest level since October 2015 after Khazanah Nasional sold 85 million units at RM12.33 apiece.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd's share price saw RM2.50bil erased from its market capitalisation after its shares slumped to the lowest in March 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has credited the government-approved incentive payment totalling RM9.51 million to the accounts of Caruman Sukarela i-Suri members for 2018...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Big government-linked companies (GLCs) should be made accountable to Parliament to answer about any progress and development they have made, said former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing di...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are unable to keep up with the Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) “Belanjawanku Expenditure Guide”, with the challenges lying in low incomes and high housing costs, a fina...
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FOR years, long-time unitholders of Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB), the flagship fund of PNB, have come to expect reasonably high returns.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are unable to keep up with the Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) “Belanjawanku Expenditure Guide”, with the challenges lying in low incomes and high housing costs, said iMoney.my.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 1): The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will not accept any more excuses from employers for not registering and making contributions for their employees as they have already be...
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THE Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is set to reach RM1 trillion by 2021 or as early as next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Monday (April 1) may include the following: Public Bank Bhd, Eco World Development Group Bhd, UDA Hol...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): BBCC Development Sdn Bhd, the project owner of the multi-billion-ringgit Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC), today disputed a claim of late payment made by Zelan Bhd's subsidiar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): BBCC Development Sdn Bhd, the project owner of the multi-billion-ringgit Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC), today disputed a claim of late payment made by Zelan Bhd's subsidiar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): Zelan Bhd’s wholly-owned unit Zelan Construction Sdn Bhd is claiming for a principal amount of RM3.34 million from BBCC Development Sdn Bhd due to outstanding payment on con...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The government will review the profiles of 36 new companies that have been granted open Approved Permits (APs) after complaints were received that they do not comply with the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Zelan Bhd’s wholly-owned unit Zelan Construction Sdn Bhd is claiming for a principal amount of RM3.34 million from BBCC Development Sdn Bhd due to outstanding payment on con...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) says it had outsourced a total of RM117.56 billion to external fund managers as at December 31, 2018, up 2.62 per cent over the RM114.56 b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd is considering closing its London office to cut operating costs as uncertainty over the UK’s exit from the European Union looms.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The rising gig economy and an ageing population are expected to cause a decline in the percentage of workers who contribute to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), according to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The rising gig economy and an ageing population are expected to cause a decline in the percentage of workers who contribute to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), according to its chief ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): There is a need to find new ways to strengthen the airline industry to reach an efficient state of churning profits, said Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Datuk Shahril...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Flush with funds, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and the Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) are pushing for more overseas investments as they are constrained by mandates set by Ba...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The rising gig economy and an aging population are causing a decrease in the number of contributors to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), according to its chief executive off...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — There is a need to find new ways to strengthen the airline industry to reach an efficient state of churning profits, said Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Datuk Shahr...
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 75,352 government pensioners will receive a one-off RM500 special payment starting tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said today it anticipated further reductions in contributions as more workers go into the informal sector.
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A total of 75,352 government pensioners will receive a one-off RM500 special payment starting tomorrow.
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From a written reply to a question in parliament last week, we know that the government effectively gave RM19.9 billion for RM10 billion worth of assets from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH). Paying twice the...
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THE saying “Camera eats first” is now commonplace.
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Two weeks ago, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) published Belanjawanku (My Budget), an expenditure guide for individuals and families living in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has completed the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed power station.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) have completed their acquisition of commercial assets in Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station developmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) have finalised their acquisition of the Battersea Power Station’s commercial assets from sellers S P S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has announced that the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed Power Station has n...
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PETALING JAYA: Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has completed the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed Power Station.
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PARLIAMENT | The government has provided an additional allocation of RM45 million to the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry for implementation of the Suri Incentive Scheme (i-Suri) this ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The government has provided an additional allocation of RM45 million to the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry for implementation of the Suri Incentive Scheme ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Total assets under management (AUM) of licenced fund management companies (FMCs) in Malaysia fell 4.21% to RM743.58 billion in 2018 from RM776.23 billion in 2017, according to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A research by the Universiti Malaya Social Well-being Research Centre (SWRC) shows that the majority of the people of this country are burdened with debt due to uncontrolled spending.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Bursa Malaysia and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will co-host the 15th edition of Invest Malaysia 2019, which is expected to attract over 1,000 local and foreign fund manage...
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GIVEN how closely Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and AirAsia Group have to work together, one might think the two would be corporate best friends, at best.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 31-year-old clerk today said she is upset with those reluctant to move out of their People’s Housing Project (PPR) low-cost flats when she and many others have failed to get a unit de...
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Notable filings OVER the week of Feb 18 to 22, there was a notable shareholding change at packaging company Daibochi Bhd.
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The Employees Provident Fund launched their 'Belanjawanku' expenditure guide for Malaysian individuals and families last week.The guide provides an estimate of the minimum monthly expenses on various...
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank has urged the government to consider a national health insurance scheme that requires compulsory subscription by income earners.
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KUALA LIPIS: Former prime minister Najib Razak today suggested that the government safeguard the interests of FGV Holdings Berhad in any move to improve the Felda cash flow.
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KUALA LIPIS (March 8): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today suggested that the Government should safeguard the interests of FGV Holdings Berhad in any move to improve Felda's cash fl...
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WHEN it comes to yield, Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is by far the most attractive media stock, offering higher potential yields than telecommunications companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Khazanah Nasional Bhd leaves it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd leaves it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be leaving it to Plus Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd will leave it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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BANGI (March 5): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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The government is looking to commence negotiations with certain highway concessionaires on the expropriation value of their concessions, according to a report by The Edge today.
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BANGI (March 4): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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BANGI: The government is considering introducing a “Cost of Living Index” to act as a reference for employers when reviewing the salary of employees.
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IT would seem that the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) — the statutory guardian of the retirement kitty of private-sector wage earners — is perpetually stuck between a rock and a hard place.
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There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees taking into account the cost of living, Employees Provident Fund chief executive officer Tunku Alizakri Alias said today.
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BANGI: Low financial literacy among young Malaysians is one reason why many ending up as bankrupts, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BANGI (March 4): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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BANGI, March 4 — There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku...