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Top Malaysian Political Stories In 2020

On 4 December, Malaysia fell into another political impasse when former Perak MB Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu failed to garner enough votes of confidence during the state legislative assembly.He resigned the next day and started a statewide political maneouvering, where even opposition party DAP offered itself to join UMNO to form a multi-racial state government.However, the offer was quickly rejected.As politicians from Bersatu, UMNO, PAS, and others wrestled for […]

today18 December 2020

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Help Is For Everyone. Here’s How You Can Get Repayment Assistance

Additional repayment assistance as announced during Budget 2021 for B40 (BSH/BPR recipients) and microenterprises (with loan amounts up to RM150,000)- Defer monthly instalments for three months OR- Reduce monthly instalments by 50% for six monthsRepayment assistance for individuals since 1 October 2020- If you have lost your job in 2020 and have yet to find a job, you can apply for an extension of the loan moratorium for a further […]

today18 November 2020

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Tengku Zafrul: Salaries For Frontliners Cannot Be Paid If #Budget2021 Is Not Approved

The Perikatan Nasional (PN) government will not be able to pay the salaries of COVID-19 frontliners if Budget 2021 is not approved by the Dewan Rakyat, according to Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz Gaji barisan hadapan tidak boleh dibayar jika #Belanjawan2021 tidak lulus - @tzafrul_azizβ€” BERNAMA (@bernamadotcom) November 14, 2020 He, however, said that he is optimistic about the... Click here to read the full article. Source:

today15 November 2020

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Here’s How The Govt Plans To Improve Digital Connectivity In Malaysia

This will ensure the connectivity of 430 schools and 25 industrial areas throughout Malaysia, covering all states.According to a report by the National Digital Infrastructure Lab (NDIL), the measures put in place as a result of COVID-19 was a stress test to the nation’s digital infrastructure.Internet traffic increased by 30% - 70%, but Internet speed reduced by 30% - 40%. Internet-related complaints also increased by 40% - 70%.That's why the […]

today13 November 2020

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People And Politicians Are Questioning RM81.5 Million Allocated To JASA In #Budget2021

Kluang Member of the Parliament (MP) Wong Shu Qi, who is a DAP politician, shared a screenshot of the allotment while highlighting the huge increase in the agency's budget from Budget 2018 to Budget 2021. Formed to explain the government initiatives and programmes, JASA turned into political propaganda unit under the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration and was used by UMNO to attack the opposition.The agency was dissolved after the Pakatan […]

today7 November 2020

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19 Highlights From Tengku Zafrul’s Announcement And How It Affects You

BSH is a financial aid scheme that was introduced by the Pakatan Harapan government in 2019.Tengku Zafrul said that the government has decided to replace it with Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR).RM6.5 billion ringgit will be allocated for the new BPR incentive and it is estimated to benefit 8.1 million people.In general, people will see an increase in the amount of financial assistance under the new programme.Under BPR, these initiatives will […]

today6 November 2020

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Agong Says No Need For Emergency In Malaysia

According to a statement by Comptroller of the Royal Household for Istana Negara Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, the Agong is of the opinion that there is no need to declare a state of emergency in Malaysia.The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is of the view that the government has managed the COVID-19 pandemic, which has entered the third wave in several parts of the country, well and effectively.Ahmad Fadil said the Agong […]

today25 October 2020

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Emergency In Malaysia, Explained

Since yesterday, various Opposition members decried Muhyiddin's alleged attempt to declare an emergency as an 'overkill' move, citing existing laws as sufficient for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.However, it is worth noting that while the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988Β can empower the government to call off big gatherings, it cannot call off a by-election, a state election, or a snap poll.After the passing of former de facto […]

today24 October 2020