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Jul 24, 2021
It seems that science, tech, innovation and vaccines minister Khairy Jamaluddin has made an announcement stating that citizens who are getting vaccinated are allowed to record themselves as they’re receiving the vaccine. The decision to allow recording during the vaccination process was because of a case where a citizen was injected with an empty syringe not too long ago.
Jan 25, 2021
It seems that Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Communications and Media has recently stated that only 4% of Malaysia, which includes some parts of Sabah, Sarawak, as well as West Malaysia, are experiencing poor network connection. With that in mind, the government will do their best to improve network coverage to the regions mentioned via the JENDALA initiative.
Jan 18, 2021
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has officially announced the PERMAI initiative which comes with various assistance ranging from tax relief, free internet data, and more. To go into more detail, the government will waive tax of up to RM2500 for any electronics bought until 31 December 2021 to encourage the acquisition of smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
Government will be giving away RM50 e-wallet, tax deduction up to RM5000, and up to RM1000 for new employeesJun 05, 2020
Earlier today, Prime Minister Muhyiddin has officially announced that the government will be giving away e-wallet worth RM50 to all Malaysians in order to encourage the usage of cashless payments. The RM50 will be given out starting from July 2020 onwards through selected e-wallet platforms such as Grab, Touch ‘n Go, and Boost.
Apr 13, 2020
Based on a statement by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, it seems that salons, barbers, and eyeglass shops will not be allowed to operate until the end of the MCO. This response was based on feedback from the public who were concerned that the number of COVID-19 cases might increase if these businesses were given leeway to operate.
Up to 10 million face masks will be distributed for free + you can donate to MoH to fight against COVID-19Mar 23, 2020
Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has recently instructed the Ministry of Trade to regulate the prices of face masks so that it can be easily purchased by those in need. This is due to the shortages in raw materials that are usually imported from overseas that are needed to manufacture these masks.
Finance Minister reassures that private information are kept confidential. RM426 million left to distribute.Jan 18, 2020
Based on a statement by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, all private information received during the e-Tunai Rakyat initiative are kept confidential by Khazanah Nasional Berhad. The aforementioned entity is a government-owned wealth and fund investment company, which does not operate similar to that of a private company.