Budget 2024, a sign that we need a full-time finance minister
While it is the biggest budget in Malaysia's history, no one seems to have gotten anything.
Health and education to continue receiving biggest allocations, Anwar says on budget
The prime minister also says that subsidy rationalisation is necessary to ensure that government subsidies benefit the groups which truly need help.
Menu Rahmah helps cut food inflation, says minister
Salahuddin Ayub says inflation for food outside the home has dropped from 9.6% to 9.3% since the initiative was introduced in January.
Budget allocations for 11 ministries passed at committee level
A motion to set up 10 new special parliamentary select committees for the current term has also been passed.
Biden throws down 2024 gauntlet with populist budget
Biden has still not confirmed his reelection bid but the budget rollout is seen as one more step in the build-up to an announcement.
Don't forget digital development, teachers say on budget
They say that digital infrastructure and a greater investment in teachers are a crucial part of achieving a world-class education system.
Civil servants union unhappy with budget's failure to address low salaries
Cuepacs says salaries don't commensurate with living costs, and that many of the initiatives were put in place by previous governments.
Anwar announces RM386.14 billion budget for 2023
This is almost RM14 billion more than the budget tabled by his predecessor, Tengku Zafrul Aziz.
Supply Bill 2023 tabled for first reading
It will be tabled for a second reading this Friday by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.
Singapore hikes property, car taxes in balanced budget
Singapore's trade-reliant economy faces headwinds this year from slowing global growth, inflation and rising interest rates.
The flip side of Anwar's PR blitz
While no effort seems to have been spared in promoting his new image as the prime minister, the build-up of expectations could backfire, a communications expert warns.
New budget to consider manifestos of all parties in govt, says deputy finance minister
Ahmad Maslan says the budget for 2023 is expected to be tabled on Feb 24.