Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Pemerkasa Plus

Govt launches Pemulih package worth RM150 bln, including fiscal injection of RM10 bln

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has today launched the National People's Well-Being and Economic Recovery Package (Pemulih) worth RM150 billion, comprising the government's direct fiscal injection of RM10 billion, aimed at providing comprehensive assistance to the people and focusing on...

Residents give thumbs-up to Pemerkasa Plus

KUCHING: Several local residents have expressed their support to Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) 3.0, through the Supplementary Strategic Programme to Empower the People and Economy (Pemerkasa Plus), with an allocation of RM1.2 billion. Pemerkasa Plus was announced by Prime Minister...

Malaysia suffers RM1 bln losses daily

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has suffered losses of RM1 billion daily throughout the current movement control order (MCO 3.0), said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Describing the decision to implement the MCO as not an easy one, he said...

MEF hopes govt can allocate extra RM40 billion to help employers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) hopes the government can allocate an extra RM40 billion to employers to help them mitigate the impact of the movement control order (MCO) 3.0 that has been extended until June 28. Executive director...

BPR appeal period starts June 15

KUALA LUMPUR: Individuals whose Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) applications had been rejected can submit their appeal starting June 15 (Tuesday) until June 30, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz. Tengku Zafrul said applicants can submit an appeal...

Affected M40, T20 groups eligible for financing repayment aid

KUALA LUMPUR: Individual customers and businesses whose income has been affected, including from the M40 and T20 groups, are eligible to apply for financing repayment assistance, said the Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM). AIBIM president Datuk...

MEF, Samenta agree MCO 3.0 extension necessary, hopeful of effective measures

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) concurs with the government’s decision in extending the movement control order (MCO) 3.0 as the average daily rate of infection had not reduced to below 5,000 but is hopeful of effective measures to...

Bank extends relief assistance to customers

KUALA LUMPUR: United Overseas Bank (UOB) Malaysia has extended its Covid-19 Relief Assistance Programme for customers who are affected by the nationwide movement control order (MCO) 3.0 The bank in a statement on Friday stated that the programme is in...

Govt needs to consider vouchers, credit as alternative ways

KUALA LUMPUR: The government needs to consider introducing voucher and credit as alternative ways to stimulate the economy beyond a conventional method of direct cash injection that can hurt its coffer and increase debt level, said a don. Putra Business...

Initiatives hoped to lessen SMEs burden

KUCHING: The initiatives introduced by the federal government under the Pemerkasa Plus package is hoped to alleviate the burden of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) following the implementation of the movement control order (MCO). Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk...
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Centre to inoculate 14,000 industrial workers

KUCHING: A total of 14,000 industrial workers will benefit from the industrial vaccination centre at the University College of...
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