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2020 Budget: Socso welcomes i-Suri, SEEIS' expansion

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) welcomed the government’s decision to extend the benefits of the Suri Incentive (i-Suri) voluntary contribution scheme and the Self-employed employment injury scheme (SEEIS) as outlined in the 2020 Budget.


Budget 2020 addresses economic growth, narrowing gaps

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — The 2020 Budget tabled last Friday has principally addressed the ways to drive the country’s economic development in the midst of global economic uncertainties.


Govt to be more conservative in managing public finance - Kenanga Research

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 – The government is expected to be more conservative in managing public finance, more inclined towards promoting fiscal discipline, optimisation and maintaining budget predictability, said Kenanga Research.


Transcript of the interview with Lim Guan Eng post-2020 Budget

By Rohani Mohd Ibrahim

The first part of the transcript of the interview with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng with the host of Bernama’s Ruang Bicara Khas, Sherkawi Jirim, aired on Monday, Oct 14, at 2 pm.


2020 Budget gives hopes to home seekers, stakeholders - PropertyGuru

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 -- The 2020 Budget has given home seekers, developers and other industry stakeholders reason to look to the future with some hope, said online property portal PropertyGuru Malaysia. 


Revenue projection is stress-tested -treasury

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14  -- The 2020 Budget’s revenue projections have been stress-tested, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.


Govt stands by roadmap on fiscal consolidation to restore economy -- Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 – The government has designed a three-year financial roadmap to put Malaysia back on fiscal track and restore the country’s economic health despite entrenched uncertainties brought about by the US-China trade war which has permanently reoriented the global supply chain.


Budget 2020 provides adequate funding to build stronger national innovation ecosystem - Academician

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13  -- Budget 2020 is not only prudent but also provided adequate funding to build a stronger national innovation ecosystem, an academician said.


Ex-inmates appreciate move to expand skills training in prisons

By Kamaliza Kamaruddin

KUALA TERENGGANU, Oct 13  -- The government's 2020 Budget initiative to expand skills training in prisons, in line with national Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) standards, has been well received by former prisoners.


More Malaysians will benefit from increase access to home ownership - Exco

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 13  -- Several initiatives involving access to home ownership announced in the 2020 Budget two days ago are believed will enable more Malaysians including the Johoreans to finally own a dream home.




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Selangor tables RM2.33 billion budget for 2020

SHAH ALAM, Nov 1 -- The Selangor government today tabled the 2020 Budget totalling RM2.33 billion based on five key strategies, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.


Govt's focus in Budget 2020 is criticial in restoring trust, confidence in marketplace - ICDM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The Government’s focus on strengthening institutions, governance and integrity is critical in restoring trust and confidence in the marketplace, Institute of Corp...


Budget 2020 addresses some pressing issues facing nation - KRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) says the 2020 Budget has addressed some pressing issues facing the nation, while driving growth and attaining long-term equi...


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