Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Penjana

MoF urged to up aid criterion

BY TANIA LAM & VOON YIH BOON KUCHING: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) should use RM1,200 as the poverty line income (PLI) eligibility criterion for the one-off RM300 Financial Aid for Single Mothers (BKIT) scheme under the National Economic Recovery...

214 benefit from single-mother special aid

BY TANIA LAM & VOON YIH BOON KUCHING: To date, a total of RM64,200 in Single Mothers Special Aid (BKIT) has been channelled to 214 recipients in Sarawak, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri...

2 mln Malaysians enjoy Shopee’s ringgit-to-ringgit voucher

KUCHING: The Ringgit-to-Ringgit voucher has been enjoyed by close to two million Malaysians who took advantage of the savings and cashback on home and living, health and beauty, toys, groceries, automotive, mobile and gadgets. The voucher funded by Shopee and...

Carousell collaborates with MDEC

KUCHING: Carousell is collaborating with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to jointly roll out the government’s Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) e-commerce initiative, called the Penjana Micro and SMEs (MSMEs) E-commerce Campaign. According to a press statement, the collaboration is...

Stamp duty exemption incentive for SMEs

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) through SME Corp. Malaysia in collaboration with the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (LHDN) and the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is providing a stamp duty exemption incentive to small...

Temporary Measures Bill to ease Covid-19 impacts, support Prihatin, Penjana

KUALA LUMPUR: The Temporary Measures for Reducing The Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Bill 2020 supports government’s initiatives to restore the country’s economy via the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package (Prihatin) and the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana). Minister...

Non-stop commitment to help

SADONG JAYA: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) will continue to be committed in helping industry players involving the development of tourism facilities, especially during the current post-Covid-19 period. Its Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the federal...

Lazada campaigns offer amazing discounts

KUCHING: Lazada is having a ‘Buy Malaysia’ and ‘Penjana Shop Malaysia Online’ campaigns in partnership with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). The initiatives are aimed at supporting local Small and...

RM50 ePenjana incentive

KUCHING: Malaysians who are above 18 years old, earning an annual income of less than RM100,000 will be entitled to claim RM50 ePenjana in the form of e-wallet credit via Touch ‘n Go eWallet (TNG). The incentive is part of...

No immediate plans to increase PRIHATIN, PENJANA allocations

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz said the government has no immediate plans to increase allocations in the economic stimulus packages. Any subsequent addition, he said, is contingent on the country's economic recovery process. "For now, we do...
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