2018 Budget to focus on people-centric projects

The 2018 Budget will be tabled in Parliament on October 27 and will focus on creating more people-centric projects. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in announcing this, said the government always places the wellbeing…


BR1M payments from June 5

In an effort to help Malaysians during the festive season, the Government will begin making 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) payments in stages from June 5. In a statement on Wednesday, the Finance Ministry said this…


Needy getting a helping hand

External factors and currency fluctuations have resulted in higher cost of living, and the Government continues to provide the necessary assistance to those in need. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said…



Zahid: UTC a world-class product of the government

The Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) is a world-class product of the government, which should be complimented and given recognition, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. Zahid, who is also the…


Over 20,000 PR1MA homes up for grabs

More than 20,000 homes will be on sale under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) scheme this year. Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias said 21,672 units with an estimated gross development…


100% penalty for tax dodgers

Tax dodgers will be slapped with penalties of 100% of their total arrears from next year, warns the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). Its chief executive officer Datuk Sabin Samitah said defaulters were currently imposed a…



Putrajaya seeks RM3.1b boost to budget

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 ― The government today sought Parliament’s approval to supplement the federal budget by an additional RM3.1 billion. Of the amount, RM2.2 billion is for statutory funds, RM297 million for the Education…