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Three-year wait for allowance increase finally over for JBPM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11  -- The wait is finally over for the 14,400 members of the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) who will receive the special allowance for Fire Services Scheme after the government announced it through the 2020 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat today.


Halogilat-Tenom railway upgrade will boost tourism - Azizah

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 11 -- The RM50 million allocation to upgrade the 48-kilometre railway track between Halogilat Station and Tenom Station will potentially boost the tourism sector in both the Beaufort and Tenom districts.


2020 Budget: 100 additional staff members for MACC next year

The 2020 Budget will provide an additional 100 staff members to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) next year, as part of efforts to improve the agency's governance and delivery of services, in line with the principle of efficiency, accountability and transparency. 


RM100 mln for strengthening the Indian community

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 -- The government will once again allocate a grant of RM100 million to the Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (MITRA) to improve the socio-economic situation, skills development, health, education and women empowerment of the Indian community.


Budget 2020: Govt allocates RM30 million to resolve transboundary haze and pollution

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 -- The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government's initiatives to address transboundary haze and pollution issues were revealed through a RM30 million allocation to the Department of Environment and the Chemistry Department to resolve the issue.


Budget 2020 allocates total expenditure of RM297 billion

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11  -- The 2020 Budget will allocate a total expenditure of RM297 billion, excluding contingency reserve of RM2 billion.


Budget 2020 :RM299 million for sports for all programme

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 -- The Sports for All Programme will get a RM299 million shot in the arm in Budget 2020, including for rehabilitating and upgrading of overall sports facilities, Youth & Sports Complexes and Community Sports Complexes throughout the country.


RM575 million to help 137,000 senior citizens

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11  -- A total of RM575 million has been allocated as socio-economic assistance to senior citizens benefiting 137,000 seniors whose household income is below the poverty level.


1.1 million above 40 singles earning below RM2,000 eligible for BSH

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11  --  The Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) cash aid scheme will be expanded to cover 1.1 million single individuals aged above 40 years old who are earning less than RM2,000 per month from next year. 


Budget 2020: RM1.1 billion for MOTAC to fulfill aspirations of VMY2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 -- The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture will receive an allocation of  RM1.1 billion in Budget 2020  to fulfil the aspirations of Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020).




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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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