BR1M Increased But Disbursed In Three Times

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – A major increase has been announced for the the Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia (BR1M) handouts in 2015 which will be distributed in January, May and September after taking into account the government’s additional revenue from the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and its fiscal capabilities.

RM27.6b Allocated To Beef Up National Security

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced a RM27.6 billion allocation to beef up national security and increase the level of safety and public order when tabling the Budget  2015 in Dewan Rakyat today. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said to increase the

Economic Report: Highlights

Here are highlights of the 2014/2015 Economic Report issued by the Finance Ministry in conjunction with the tabling of Budget 2015 today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister. * Malaysia’s economic growth momentum in 2015 is expected to remain resilient and register growth of

Haze Is Back In Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 11 – Haze has made its seasonal comeback to Penang, with an unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) recorded at the USM station on the island here today.  Checks showed that the island was not visible from the Penang Bridge. As at 3pm today, the API reading on

Hong Kong Government Cancels Talks With Protestors

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong government pulled out of talks with representatives of the student-led pro-democracy protests late Thursday, after demonstrators announced that they’d begin a new phase of civil disobedience to increase pressure on the government. Chief Executive CY Leung and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said last week

Suggestion To Blacklist PTPTN Defaulters Immoral, Says Rafizi

KUALA LUMPUR Oct 10 – PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli claims the government’s recent announcement to recover outstanding National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) loans by blacklisting defaulters under the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) is immoral. “I have examined the decision to list PTPTN debtors under CCRIS as part of

People-Friendly Measures Expected

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – The 2015 Budget to be unveiled today is likely to be filled with goodies for ordinary Malaysians yet prudent enough to ensure sustainable economic growth for the country. It will be another “inclusive” budget that will touch on as many sectors and groups as possible,

Umno Youth Banking On New Solution For Youths

MALACCA: Umno Youth is banking on a more sustainable solution in the Budget 2015 to offset rising living costs affecting the youth. Its vice chief, Khairul Azwan Harun was particularly referring to newly employed youths and young married couples who had yet to gain their financial footing in their respective vocations. “Aside

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