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Topic: Social Security Organisation

The Borneo Post:
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Human Resources Minister to meet public next Tuesday
KUCHING: Minister of Human Resources M. Kulasegaran will be meeting the public at Stutong Community Market on Tuesday (Sept 17) from 8am to 10am.
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Cuepacs urges govt to maintain pension scheme
KOTA BARU: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has called for the government to maintain the civil service pension scheme.
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Cuepacs urges Govt to maintain pension scheme
KOTA BHARU (Sept 12): The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has called for the Government to maintain the civil service pension scheme.
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Cuepacs urges govt to maintain pension scheme
KOTA BARU, Sept 12 — The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has called for the government to maintain the civil service pension scheme.
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Road safety guidelines for motorcycle delivery service workers in the works: Mahfuz
PUTRAJAYA: The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health will issue road safety guidelines for service delivery workers using motorcycles, Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar (...
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Living: Road safety guidelines for motorcycle delivery service workers in the works: Mahfuz
PUTRAJAYA: The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health will issue road safety guidelines for service delivery workers using motorcycles, Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar (...
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Police warn parties promoting motorcycle modifications
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police have warned all parties including artistes to stop promoting illegal modifications of motorcycles and the violation of the law if they do not want to face stern actions.
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Police warn parties promoting illegal motorcycle modifications
Police have warned all parties including artistes to stop promoting illegal modifications of motorcycles and the violation of the law if they do not want to face stern actions.
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Jobs may be lost, group says as banks go digital
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Commercial Banks Association (MCBA) warns that jobs will be eliminated or changed in nature as banks head further towards digitalisation and automation.
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Socso chief: Alarming rise in accident death payouts
BUTTERWORTH: A total of RM315.96mil was paid out in compensation to commuting accident victims for five months this year, said Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed.
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Police: Don't promote illegal motorcycle modifications or we'll come after you
BUKIT MERTAJAM (Bernama): Police have warned all parties, including artistes, to stop promoting illegal modifications of motorcycles and violating the law if they...
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2,926 FT cabbies benefit from YWP programme
KUALA LUMPUR: Yayasan Wilay­ah Persekutuan (YWP) has helped to pay more than RM200,000 to the Self-Employment Social Security Scheme for 2,926 taxi drivers...
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Over 55,000 e-hailing drivers pass public service vehicle test
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — More than half of the 86,789 drivers from five e-hailing companies in the country who took the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) test have passed a month ahead of enforcement, the ...
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Only 20% of self-employed drivers have social security
SEREMBAN: Only about 20% of the 300,000 taxi, hired car, e-hailing and bus drivers have signed up for the social security scheme for the self-employed (SKSPS), according to the Social Security Organis...
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Fund managers lower profit outlook for firms
PETALING JAYA: Fund managers have pared down profit expectations for Malaysian companies in the coming months due to a dimming economic outlook that weighs...
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Only 3% of Kelantan Socso contributors take up HSP offer
KOTA BARU: Only 3% of 5,473 Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributors, or 189 individuals, in Kelantan underwent the Health Screening Programme (HSP) from January to August this year.
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Motorcycle ride-hailing laws to cover delivery services
Following the green light given for the implementation of Gojek in the country, the transport ministry says it is preparing a regulatory framework to govern motorcycle ride-hailing service providers.
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Loke: Motorcycle e-hailing laws to include goods delivery
SEREMBAN: A regulatory framework being prepared by the Transport Ministry to govern motorcycle e-hailing service providers will also cover those using...
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Cuepacs: Public sector staff in need of better protection
Phang (centre), flanked by Mohd Shaman (fifth right) and Ahmad Malie, in a photo-call with other guests.
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Artistes to enjoy EPF and Socso contributions from Jan 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: More than 30,000 local artistes will enjoy the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributions when they are implemented from January 2020.
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Lights, camera, EPF, Socso…and action!
KUALA LUMPUR: More than 30,000 artistes and film production crews will enjoy Employees Provident Fund and Social Security Organisation (Socso) benefits from January.
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MSOSH outlines guidelines for Gojek service
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): The Malaysian Society For Occupational  Safety and Health (MSOSH) has recommended eight guidelines for the authorities to consider before allowing motorcycle e-hailing services...
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MSOSH outlines guidelines for Gojek service
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Malaysian Society For Occupational  Safety and Health (MSOSH) has recommended eight guidelines for the authorities to consider before allowing motorcycle e-hailing services...
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Utusan Melayu continues printing but risks delisting
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd, the publisher of Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo!, will continue its operations for now.
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Socso says Utusan employees who lose their jobs will get EIS assistance
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The Ministry of Human Resources, through the Social Security Organisation (Sosco), says Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd staff who are losing their jobs will stand to get assistance from t...
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Utusan contributors to Socso can seek assistance: Mahfuz
ALOR STAR: The Human Resource Ministry, through the Social Security Organisation (Sosco), offers assistance to secure new employment for employees of Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad, who may lose their jobs ...
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Utusan employees can seek help from Socso - Mahfuz
The Human Resource Ministry, through the Social Security Organisation (Sosco), offers assistance to secure new employment for employees of Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad who may lose their jobs due to the c...
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Socso to act against cabbies, e-hailing drivers yet to contribute to social security scheme
TEMERLOH, Aug 15 — The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will take stern action against errant taxi, e-hailing and private bus drivers who have yet to contribute to the Self-Employment Social Sec...
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HR minister to make working visit to Japan tomorrow
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran will be making his first working visit to Japan from tomorrow to Aug 19 to further strengthen Malaysia-Japan bilateral relations, par...
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Utusan staff resort to Ah Long, selling gold after delay in salaries
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has asked Utusan Melayu to pay unpaid salaries for its 769 staff.
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Socso urges employers to improve road safety of workers
KUALA LUMPUR: Road accidents involving employees on their journeys going to and from their workplaces have increased by almost 80 per cent over the past 10 years.
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Socso urges employers to improve road safety of workers
KUALA LUMPUR: Road accidents involving employees on their journeys going to and from their workplaces have increased by almost 80% over the past 10 years.
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Amanah backs plan to introduce khat next year
ALOR SETAR: The Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) welcomed the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s plan to introduce the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) as part of Bahasa Melayu subjec...
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Amanah veep says highlight Chinese calligraphy too
Amanah has welcomed the Ministry of Education plan to introduce the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) as part of Bahasa Melayu subject for Standard Four students next year.
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Amanah’s Mahfuz says Chinese calligraphy can also be highlighted
ALOR SETAR: The Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) welcomed the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s plan to introduce the art of khat as part of the Bahasa Melayu subject for Year Four students, next year.
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Amanah backs plan to introduce Khat next year
ALOR SETAR, Aug 3 — The Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) welcomed the Education Ministry (MoE)’s plan to introduce the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) as part of Bahasa Melayu...
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Self employment social security scheme not to suppress drivers: Mahfuz
ALOR STAR: The mandatory Self Employment Scheme imposed on taxi drivers, e-hailing and private bus drivers is not intended to trouble the group but was instead created to protect them.
Malay Mail:
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Deputy minister: Self-employment social security scheme created to protect drivers
ALOR SETAR, July 28 — The mandatory Self-Employment Scheme imposed on taxi drivers, e-hailing and private bus drivers is not intended to trouble the group but was instead created to protect them.
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Socso develops ‘job portal’ to help job seekers find employment
ALOR SETAR, July 27 — The Social Security Organisation (Socso) is in the midst of developing “Job Portal”, its new online service, as part of efforts to help job seekers to find suitable employm...
The Borneo Post:
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E-hailing, taxi and bus drivers reminded to register for SPS before end of month
JOHOR BAHRU: All self-employed e-hailing services, taxi and bus drivers are reminded to register and contribute  to the Self Employment Scheme (SPS) by the end of this month before it becomes mandato...
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E-hailing, taxi and bus drivers reminded to register for SPS before end of July
JOHOR BARU: All self-employed e-hailing services, taxi and bus drivers are reminded to register and contribute to the Self Employment Scheme (SPS) by the end of this month before it becomes mandatory ...
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Cabbies, e-hail drivers urged to register with Socso by end-July or risk facing stern action
Philip (seated, fourth left) and Socso Miri enforcement chief Neili Stephen on his left join the participants of ‘Program Seranta Perkeso 2019’ in a group photo.
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Former employees claim Tamil Nesan failed to make EPF, SOCSO contributions
KUALA LUMPUR: Forty former employees of Tamil Nesan which closed down in February today claimed that the Tamil daily had not made contributions to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and Employee...
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E-hailing drivers call for discussions to formulate fare mechanism
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian organisation representing electronic applications-based drivers (PPBAEM) today called on the Transport Ministry to establish a ‘discussion lab’ involving relevant parties,...
Malay Mail:
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E-hailing drivers call for discussions to formulate fare mechanism
PUTRAJAYA, July 13 — The Malaysian organisation representing electronic applications-based drivers (PPBAEM) today called on the Transport Ministry to establish a “discussion lab” involving relev...
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E-hailing drivers call for discussions on fare mechanism
The organisation representing electronic applications-based drivers (PPBAEM) today called on the Transport Ministry to establish a "discussion lab" involving relevant parties with the aim of formulati...
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Putrajaya has six tools to address youth unemployment, says PM
KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government has introduced six measures thus far to combat youth unemployment.
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Commuting accident fatalities, a worrying trend: Kula Segaran
PUTRAJAYA: The number of commuting accidents involving employees who are travelling to and from the workplace is showing a grave trend with an average of two deaths recorded daily, said Human Resource...
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Aiming for zero accidents
A culture of prevention is not achievable if Malaysians accept that accidents are a normal occurrence in their daily lives, according to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Malaysia.
The Borneo Post:
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Random checks find employers not complying with minimum wage ruling
PUTRAJAYA: Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30 per cent of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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Random checks find employers not complying with minimum wage ruling
PUTRAJAYA (June 27): Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30% of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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Random checks find employers not complying with minimum wage ruling
PUTRAJAYA: Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30% of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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Three Tawau General Hospital subcontractors issued attendance notice
TAWAU (June 27): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) here yesterday issued a notice of attendance to three subcontractors involved in the construction of Tawau General Hospital additi...
The Borneo Post:
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274 accidents involving agriculture, fisheries, forestry sectors recorded
KOTA KINABALU: The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has investigated 274 occupational accidents involving those working in agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors across the cou...
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274 accidents involving agriculture, fisheries, forestry sectors recorded
KOTA KINABALU: The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has investigated 274 occupational accidents involving those working in agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors across the cou...
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Socso plans to extend contribution to farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen
MACHANG: The Human Resource Ministry plans to extend the personal and family protection scheme through Social Security Organisation (Sosco) contributions to farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen.
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Socso plans to extend contribution to farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen
MACHANG: The Human Resource Ministry plans to extend the personal and family protection scheme through Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributions to farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen.
Malay Mail:
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Socso to expand coverage to include farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen
MACHANG, June 18 — The Human Resource Ministry plans to extend the personal and family protection scheme through Social Security Organisation (Sosco) contributions to farmers, rubber smallholders an...
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Johor exco hopes EIS coverage to expand to more employment sectors
JOHOR BARU, June 17 — The Johor government hoped the benefit coverage for the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) under the Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 (Act 789) can be extended to more empl...
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Taxi, Grab drivers reminded to make Socso contribution
Mahfuz (second right) presents an aid to recipient, Noor Jahan (left) at he closing ceremony of Socso’s Publicity and Presentation of Benefits.
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Deputy minister reminds taxi, Grab drivers to make Socso contribution
ALOR SETAR, June 16 — All taxi and Grab drivers have been reminded to quickly register and make contributions to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to enable them to get Socso protection for t...
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Employer refuses to fund paternity leave, claims would cost RM157m
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) urged the government to have the Social Security Organisation (Socso) or the Employment Insurance System (EIS) instead to fund a prop...
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Good news for dads as Putrajaya moots three-day paternity leave in private sector
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Human Resources Ministry has proposed introducing three days’ paternity leave for fathers working in the private sector, to be funded by employers.
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Socso to curb fake claims with online safeguards, says CEO
KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 ― The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will introduce an online system by end of 2019 in an effort to curb third parties and syndicates making false claims on behalf of cont...
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Socso aims to be foolproof
KUALA LUMPUR: Having been hit with RM30mil in losses as a result of false claims stretching back seven years, the Social Security Organi­sation (Socso) has decided that enough is enough.
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Intan needs to conduct psychology courses
KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has proposed that the National Institute of Public Administration Institute conduct psychology courses for ...
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Socso to contributors: No need to rely on third parties or runners
The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has its eyes on third parties who put in false claims on behalf of contributors.During an interview with The Star on Monday, CEO Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman A...
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Socso advised to extend self-employment scheme to informal sector workers
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Ministry is recommending that the Social Security Organisation (Socso) extend the Self-Employment Scheme (SPS) to include farmers, fishermen, hawkers and artistes.
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Socso advised to extend self-employment scheme
The Human Resources Ministry is recommending that the Social Security Organisation (Socso) extends the Self-Employment Scheme (SPS) to include farmers, fishermen, hawkers and artistes.
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Govt tells Socso to extend scheme to farmers, fishermen
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Ministry has recommended the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to extend the Self-Employment Scheme (SPS) to include farmers, fishermen, hawkers and artistes.
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HR Ministry advises Socso to extend Self-Employment Scheme to informal sector workers
KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — The Human Resources Ministry is recommending that the Social Security Organisation (Socso) extend the Self-Employment Scheme (SPS) to include farmers, fishermen, hawkers and a...
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Plastic wastes: Health Dept to monitor residents' health condition
IPOH (May 29): The Perak Health Department will monitor residential areas located close to plastic waste dumpsites and will present a report on the health condition of their residents in the area with...
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Plastic wastes: Health Dept to monitor residents' health condition
IPOH (May 28): The Perak Health Department will monitor residential areas located close to plastic waste dumpsites and will present a report on the health condition of their residents in the area with...
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Health Dept to monitor residents’ health condition near plastic waste dumps
IPOH: The Perak Health Department will monitor housing areas located close to plastic waste dumpsites and will present a report on the health condition of residents in the area within a week.
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Melaka Sentral Terminal to be busy on Raya
MELAKA: The number of people using the Melaka Sentral Terminal here is expected to double to 20,000 a day during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration compared to 10,000 on weekdays.
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Socso: We are reviewing and improving portal
THE Social Security Organisation (Socso) wishes to thank readers of The Star for their comments in the letters, “Socso portal needs to be more user-friendly” (May 16) and “Old Socso portal was m...
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CAP president S.M. Mohamed Idris passes away
GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's iconic consumer advocate S.M. Mohamed Idris has died of heart failure. He was 93.
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Old Socso portal was more efficient
I WOULD like to say a big thank you to Frustrated Assist User for raising the issues faced by employers and human resources personnel in using the Social Security Organisation’s (Socso) Assist por...
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Socso portal needs to be more user-friendly
THE Employment Insurance System (EIS) was implemented at the beginning of 2018.
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Cybernic centre offers hope
MELAKA: After he suffered a fall in August last year, young Mohd Mizan Nazran Mohd Razlan became paraplegic and felt really down.
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Minister hails groundbreaking medical robot suit treatment in Melaka
MELAKA, May 13 — Malaysia is the first country in the Asean region and fourth in the world to offer Cyberdyne Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) treatment, an innovative medical technology to treat patien...
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Govt plans housing scheme for arts and entertainment fraternity
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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Govt plans housing scheme for arts and entertainment fraternity
KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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Govt plans to introduce housing scheme for arts, culture, entertainment community
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told.
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i-Suri expanded to cover Orang Asli and East Malaysian native groups
The i-Suri incentive scheme will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and indigenous people of Sabah and Sarawak.
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EPF's I-Suri to be expanded to include Orang Asli community — Dr Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the target group eligible for i-Suri will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and indigenous people of ...
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i-Suri to be expanded to include Orang Asli community: Dr Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the target group eligible for i-Suri will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and the indigenous people of Saba...
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10 years on and still trying to get his MyKad
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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Star journalist wins Best Media Award
PUTRAJAYA: The Star Media Group journalist Sandhya Menon has won the Best Media Award (for print) 2019 from the Social Security Organisation (Socso) in conjunction with Labour Day.
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More than 18,000 benefited from EIS: Mahfuz
KUALA LUMPUR: Some 18,506 employees have received interim benefit payments amounting to RM18.8 million from the Social Security Organisation (Socso) since the implementation of the Employment Insuranc...
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Group of retirees call for Socso to extend gratuity payments
KUALA LUMPUR: A group of retirees want the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to extend gratuity payments to all.
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Employers encouraged to hire ex-convicts
PUTRAJAYA: Employers are encouraged to hire former convicts in order to overcome the shortage of workers in the country, according to Human Resource Minister M. Kula Segaran.
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With more protection for migrant workers, unions demand action on unpaid claims
With just six months left before he is bound to return to Nepal, factory worker 'Krishna' (name changed to protect his identity) has little hope of claiming unpaid compensation for an injury that led ...
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Amendment to employment act to safeguard workers’ welfare
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Ministry will amend the Employment Act 1955 to further safeguard the welfare of workers.
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Fire-risk tahfiz centres to be upgraded
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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Law to provide Socso coverage for housewives in the works, says Kulasegaran
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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More than 8k workers re-employed after getting ESO assistance
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 8,254 unemployed workers have been re-employed after receiving assistance from the employment service officers (ESOs), since the Re-Employment Placement Programme for Employment Insurance System (EIS) commenced in August 2018.
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Hans Isaac-Ahmad Idham the double act to boost local film industry
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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Finas to introduce EPF, Socso for film crews
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (Finas) will introduce the Employee’s Provident Fund (EPF) and the Social Security Organisation (Socso) contribution schemes for i...
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Better to be safe than sorry
WE at the Social Security Organisation (Socso) would like to commend Mr Jason Quah from Kuala Lumpur for highlighting the importance of social security coverage for self-employed taxi and e-hailing dr...
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