Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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Greater efforts needed to enhance financial literacy

KUALA LUMPUR: Greater continuous efforts are needed to improve financial literacy among Malaysians, particularly in light of the current circumstances, in which the epidemic has brought economic hardship. The Economic Action Council previously reported that more than 600,000 households from...

Banks need to give clear explanation about moratorium to affected M40

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) needs to provide a clear explanation about the moratorium for M40 income earners affected by the movement control order (MCO) 3.0, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri...

Assistance for small and medium enterprises

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has been offering assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for many years, says Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais. The Assistant International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development (Mintred) Minister pointed out that financial assistance...

Govt’s support needed for home learning

KUCHING: The implementation of Home Teaching and Learning (PdPR) in Sarawak has sparked various polemics, said Datuk Shamsudin Abdul Rahman. The Consumer Voice Association of Sarawak (Covas) vice president opined that the needs of education besides health and economic also...

Finance Ministry to expedite BPN 2.0 payments starting Jan 21

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry will expedite the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional Phase 2 (BPN 2.0) payments totalling RM2.38 billion to the 11.06 million eligible recipients, who comprise 10.6 million BPN recipients and about 460,000 new recipients. Its minister, Tengku Datuk...

2021 Budget encourages purchase of first house

KUALA LUMPUR: The tabling of 2021 Budget, which encouraged purchase of first home, especially among the B40 and M40 groups, will benefit Malaysians having problems to become house owners. Malaysian Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda)president Datuk IR Soam...

Not all civil servants receive BPN

KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Union of Employees in the Public and Civil Services Malaysia (Cuepacs) has slammed a certain party who claimed that civil servants should not receive the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) aid as they were not...

Kidney patients urged to apply for special aid

KUCHING: Kidney patients are encouraged to apply for the special aid worth RM4.6mln approved by the state government. The special aid covers clinical assistance, including one-off installation of Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) at a maximum of RM3,000 per patient, and Erythropoietin...

Phase 2 of BPN pay-out to begin May 4

KUALA LUMPUR: The second phase of the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) pay-out will begin on May 4. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said this would cover all eligible recipients, both households and single individuals, in the bottom 40 (B40) and middle...

Don’t feel left out: Rahim

KOTA KINABALU: The B40 and M40 groups as well as single individuals need not feel left out if they do not receive additional assistance such as food baskets as there are many other forms of assistance introduced by the...
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Foreigner held for possessing drugs

MIRI: A 25-year-old foreign man was detained for possessing syabu, weighing six grammes, yesterday (July 6). Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili...
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