Monday, April 12, 2021

Permai aid package

Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat first phase payment starts tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 8.45 million recipients will be receiving payment under phase one of Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) in stages involving RM1.93 billion allocation, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz. He said it involved...

Drivers of e-hailing vehicles, taxis and buses don’t have to re-apply for cash aid under Permai

PUTRAJAYA: Drivers of e-hailing vehicles, taxis, school buses, and tour buses who are recipients of the special aid under the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) 2020 are exempted from having to re-apply for the RM500 one-off cash assistance under the...

Consider wage subsidy scheme

KUCHING: The Sarawak government should consider filling in the void in the federal government’s Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai), that is, the wage subsidy scheme which is only applicable to states under the movement control order...

Firemen in Covid-19 battle to get RM300 payment under Permai

PUTRAJAYA: Fire and Rescue Department personnel involved in the fight against Covid-19 will receive a one-off RM300 payment, as announced under the Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (Permai) package, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. She said this...

Sheda Kuching chairman is disappointed

KUCHING: Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok is disappointed that the wage subsidy programme under the Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai) will only cater for states under the movement control order (MCO) and only for a month. “My hope...

Wan Junaidi welcomes aid package

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) welcomes the Permai Assistance Package announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said among the initiatives to further assist the micro...

Permai proves government concerned about people’s welfare

KUCHING: The RM15 billion Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai) announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday shows that Malaysia has a government that cares and has the welfare of the people at its...

Call to aid bosses in non-MCO states

KUCHING: Most of parties concerned are believed to receive well the Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai) worth RM15 billion. However, it could have been more comprehensive if businesses in the non-MCO (movement control order) states are rendered...

Putrajaya must help Sarawak

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA & MARGARET RINGGIT KUCHING: The “Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat” (Permai) assistance package presented by the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday (Jan 18)  had three main objectives — combating the Covid-19 outbreak, safeguarding the welfare...

Ensure aid packages roll out to all sectors

KUCHING: The wage subsidy programme under the Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai) which is only applicable to movement control order (MCO) states should be extended to all other affected areas, said Datuk Richard Wee. The Federation of...
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