Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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New EPF ruling to increase savings

KUALA LUMPUR: All new Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributions of members who had made withdrawals will be credited into Account 1 until the total amount withdrawn had been replenished, said Deputy Finance Minister Mohd Shahar Abdullah. Only after that will 70...

Over 500k PTPTN borrowers never repaid loans

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 539,284 National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers have never paid back their loans as at Sept 30, according to the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE). It said in a reply posted on the Parliament website today that...

New timetable for SPM 2021 examination: Radzi

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry (MoE) is to issue a new Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2021 schedule soon, says Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr. Radzi Jidin. Speaking via a video recording uploaded on his Facebook account, Dr. Radzi said his ministry had...

Sulaiman sworn in as 13th Chief Minister of Melaka

MELAKA: Lendu state assemblyman Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali has been sworn in as the 13th Chief Minister of Melaka. He received his letter of appointment and took the oaths of office, loyalty and secrecy before Melaka Yang Dipertua Negeri...

Heightened alert system to be announced soon

REMBAU:  Health Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, said that the Ministry of Health (MoH) will introduce a heightened alert system to detect early signs of an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country. He said through the system, the MoH proposed that...

Ministry views sexual harassment issue seriously: Annuar

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) views the issue of sexual harassment seriously, said its Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa. He said that sexual harassment is not a trivial issue, in fact, it is a criminal offence. “This issue will...

Singapore optimistic about launch end of this month

SINGAPORE: Singapore is optimistic that it will be able to launch the land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) with Malaysia “at the end of this month close to the launch of the air VTL” which is scheduled on Nov 29. “It is also...

No untoward incidents reported: Police

ALOR GAJAH: No untoward incidents were reported during polling in the Melaka state election as of yesterday afternoon, said State deputy police chief, Datuk Razali Abu Samah. "So far, the voting process is going smoothly, and there have been no...

Voting process smooth with high SOP compliance

MELAKA: Voting process in the Melaka state election was smooth with voters strictly complying with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the new normal to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Checks by Bernama found Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Abdul...

Study on cooking oil subsidy ready next year

KUALA LUMPUR: A study to ensure that cooking oil subsidy can be optimised and to ascertain that its distribution reaches the target group, is expected to be completed next year, the Dewan Rakyat was told on Wednesday (Nov 17). Domestic Trade...

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New EPF ruling to increase savings

KUALA LUMPUR: All new Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributions of members who had made withdrawals will be credited into Account...