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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...

Government extended Wage Subsidy Programme due to its effectiveness

KUALA LUMPUR: The successful implementation of the Wage Subsidy Programme by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) in rescuing 4.7 million workers and 498,882 employers previously had prompted the government to extend it for another month through Pemerkasa Plus, says...

PENJANA provides capital for agriculture and food industries

BY MOHAMAD HARITH MOHAMAD NIZAR KUALA LUMPUR: Agriculture and food industries are among sectors affected by Covid-19 outbreak and in need of support and capital assistance to ensure the continuity of food chain. Through the National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA), the...

Relief for tourism industry players

MIRI: The unveiling of the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) on Friday by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to help jumpstart the country's economy was lauded by tourism industry players. Penjana comprises 40 initiatives to help accelerate the development...

Smooth delivery of relief goods

KUCHING: The process of delivering the Sarawakku Sayang relief goods throughout the state is progressing smoothly. In many areas, according to the district and division disaster management committees, the goods are being delivered with the help of express boats and...

Politicians urged to provide aid sincerely

KUCHING: Lawmakers have been urged to distribute relief goods and provide aid sincerely and without ulterior motives, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah also  urged politicians and political parties not to use this trying time to...

Sarawak needs second relief package

KUCHING: The state government has been urged to introduce a second economic relief package targeted towards the small medium enterprises (SMEs) and the private sector. Pelawan assemblyman David Wong Kee Woan said the first package has its shortcomings as the...

Relief packages to mitigate Covid-19 impact to Islamic finance

KUALA LUMPUR: Relief packages introduced by banks and the government are set to help soften the Covid-19's near-term effects to the Islamic banking, according to Fitch Ratings. The credit rating agency in its latest report, “Malaysia Islamic Banks Dashboard 2020” said, the Covid-19 outbreak poses some downside risk...
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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...
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