Saturday, December 4, 2021

financial aid

More protection needed for vulnerable tenants in private market, govt told

Unlike tenants in government housing, those from the low-income group who rent homes in the private market have not received pandemic aid.

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.

RM500 loss-of-income aid to help those affected by pandemic

The BKP is given to workers who have lost their source of income based on data from EPF or Socso in 2021.

Views from a non on Bumi allocations in Budget 2022

Instead of nit-picking on who gets the larger slice of a small pie, the priority should be on working together to ensure that the economy recovers.

Financial aid still needed on path to Covid-19 recovery

Many continue to struggle even as the country begins moving towards the endemic phase of Covid-19.

Italy says Taliban govt cannot be recognised, but Afghans must be helped

Italy holds the annual, rotating presidency of the G20 and is looking to host a special summit on Afghanistan.

Germany to end Afghanistan aid if Taliban take power

Germany sends Afghanistan €430 million in aid a year, making it one of the biggest donors to the strife-hit nation.

6-month loan moratorium, food allocations to all MPs as PM announces multi-billion lockdown aid

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin also announces discounts on electricity bills and special Covid-19 assistance for millions.

Give aid to those declared bankrupt too, business group tells govt

The Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia says those in this group are currently unable to apply for the aid introduced by the government to cushion the impact of Covid-19.

PH wants govt to spend almost 10 times more to disburse cash

Opposition trio says government must be 'bolder' in spending, and calls for RM1,000 to be paid to workers until end of the year.

Sarawak announces RM1.4 billion financial aid ahead of lockdown

This includes RM27 million for frontliners and RM970 million for the B40 group.

US restores millions in Palestinian aid cut by Trump

Biden’s aides have also signalled that they want to re-establish the goal of a negotiated two-state solution as a priority in US policy.

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