Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Covid-19 relief fund

Increase tax deductions on donations for Covid-19 relief

BINTULU: The Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Huazong) has called on the federal government to increase tax deductions on donations and cash contributions given for Covid-19 relief to encourage more individuals and companies to step up and donate. Its secretary...

Bank raises RM300k for charity

KUCHING: United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd’s (UOB Malaysia) colleagues and customers from across its branches have raised RM300,000 in a month for the UOB Heartbeat Covid-19 Relief Fund. The funds raised will help ease the financial burden of vulnerable communities...

Don’t politicise Covid-19 related aid

KUCHING: Opposition lawmakers have been reminded not to politicise aid given by the government to soften the impact of the movement control order (MCO) on needy people.  Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing said Nangka assemblyman Dr Annuar Rapaee...

No-show draws ire of Dr Annuar

KUCHING: Opposition representatives whom Nangka assemblyman Dr Annuar Rapaee invited to clear the air did not turn up at Sibu Resident’s Office yesterday. Dr Annuar, who is Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister, invited the representatives to explain on...

‘Dr Annuar truthful about funds’

KUCHING: Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee was telling the truth when he said that Covid-19 relief funds did not go into the bank account of his Nangka service centre. In stating this, Local Government and...

Opposition pulls a ‘no show’

KUCHING: The opposition leaders who had accused Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee of controlling the Covid-19 relief funds failed to turn up at a rendezvous yesterday. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister...
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Food aid for 159 families

KUCHING: Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni on Monday distributed food aid to 159 families in Taman Mesra...
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