Sunday, January 23, 2022

Budget 2022

RM4.8 billion for job creation not enough, experts say

They say Putrajaya's JaminKerja and NCSP schemes require further scrutiny.

Dewan Rakyat approves Budget 2022 at policy stage

It was passed with a majority voice vote.

Farmers struggle in the ‘rice bowl of Malaysia’

A lack of seed supply and rising prices are posing a challenge to farmers in the state of Kedah.

Fed-up contract doctors to look beyond Malaysia for work?

Many are said to be unhappy with the lack of a long-term solution to their problems.

Dewan Rakyat debate on Budget 2022 to begin today

Budget 2022 is scheduled to be discussed at the policy level for seven days, and will be wound up by the ministers or deputy ministers of the relevant ministries for four days before being discussed at the committee level for 13 days.

Sarawak thanks Putrajaya for RM4.6 billion development funds in Budget 2022

This, together with the RM7 billion allocation from the Sarawak government, will be enough to develop the state, says Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg.

At least one woman director to be made a must at public-listed companies

The proposal will take effect from September next year, beginning with large companies.

RM32.4 billion for health in Budget 2022

This is the second largest allocation after education.

Education sector gets lion’s share of budget with over RM67 billion

600,000 undergraduates from poor families to receive tablets.

Govt announces RM332.1 billion in biggest budget ever

Themed 'Keluarga Malaysia, Makmur Sejahtera', this is Putrajaya's second pandemic-era budget.

Biggest budget ahead, say economists, but needed despite inflation concerns

Economists expect Putrajaya's second pandemic budget to surpass the RM322 billion allocated last year even after the government dished out a series of rescue packages.

Govt preps post-pandemic budget with eye on possible polls next year

Analysts expect higher development spending in 2022, signalled by the government's pledge last month to allocate RM400 billion for new and existing projects over the next five years.

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