Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Pemerkasa

RM3,000 Pemerkasa aid extended to MM2H licenced companies

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the one-off special assistance grant of RM3,000 to 697 Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) licenced companies to alleviate the burden of those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and...

Unconditional moratorium will be given to all individual borrowers, micro-entrepreneurs

KUALA LUMPUR: A six-month moratorium will be given to all individual borrowers whether they are from the B40, M40 or T20 groups, or micro-entrepreneurs, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. The prime minister said no more conditions such as income reduction,...

21 initiatives by govt to help MSMEs, large businesses completed, more to come

By Anas Abu Hassan KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 21 initiatives out of 89 announced by the government to help the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as large businesses during the pandemic have been completed as at...

Ministry committed to policies, programmes and initiatives

KUCHING: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) together with all agencies under it are committed to implementing various policies, programmes and initiatives for the benefit of the business community. Its minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said this...

Prioritise teachers in vaccination

KUCHING: Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) has urged the federal government to give priority for the teachers to receive vaccines under the recently announced government's People and Economic Strategic Empowerment Programme (Pemerkasa). KGBS president Ahmad Malie noted that one of...

Pemerkasa helps SMEs switch to digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR: The Strategic Programme for Empowering the People and the Economy (Pemerkasa) initiative announced by the government, among others, will help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) switch to the latest technologies such as automation, robotics and the use...

Govt to channel RM260 mln special assistance to all state govts under Pemerkasa

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry today announced that the government has agreed to directly channel special assistance amounting to RM260 million to all state governments. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the aid would be distributed equally,...

Economic plan to complement vaccination programme required

KUCHING: The nation still lacks a concerted exit plan with an official road map, says Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (Sheda) Kuching chairman Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok. He said an economic plan to complement the vaccination programme was...

Special grant for tourism agents lauded

KUCHING: The move by the federal government to provide a special one-off grant of between RM3,000 and 5,000 to tourism agents under the Pemerkasa programme was lauded by a state minister. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman...

Ministry to ensure stimulus package benefits businessmen

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) is committed to ensuring that targeted entrepreneurs would benefit from the federal government’s Pemerkasa programme. Its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the stimulus package for economic recovery focused...
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What hot air? Projects are being implemented

KUCHING: Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Datuk Amar Michael Manyin has refuted accusations by those who said...
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