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Budget 2020: Veterans want allowance for PJM recipients

SEREMBAN: The Negeri Sembilan branch of the Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVATM) hopes that Budget 2020, which will be tabled on Friday, would have an allocation for giving allowances to recipients of the Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM). Its president

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Business groups: Budget 2020 should focus on domestic consumption

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC) hopes that the government will announce initiatives and incentives that will drive the country’s economic growth in the upcoming Budget 2020 speech, scheduled on Oct 11. Its director Datuk David Chua said it

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Budget 2020: We need better fiscal policy, says ex-BNM deputy governor

With more than a week to go before the tabling of Budget 2020, former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) deputy governor Tan Sri Lin See Yan said that Malaysia needs a fiscal policy to generate growth for the economy. The country,

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Budget 2020: Let’s think out of the box!

Much of the discourse regarding the development of the Malaysian Health Care Services is within a framework of accepting a 3 to 6% increase in the total Health Budgetary allocation every year as the norm for the foreseeable future. Planners

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Cuepacs: Please give civil servants one-month bonus

The Congress of the Union of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) expressed hope that the upcoming Budget 2020 will include a one-month bonus, at the minimum, for civil servants in the country. Referring to 2020 as a

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2020 Budget to comply with Shared Prosperity Vision

PETALING JAYA: Entrepreneur Development Ministry (MED) is confident that Budget 2020, which will be tabled at the end of the year, will be based on the essence of the Shared Prosperity Vision 2021-2030. Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof

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MTUC: Raise mandatory retirement age to 65 and RM500 COLA

PUCHONG: A raise in the mandatory retirement age to 65 and a minimum monthly cost of living allowance (COLA) of RM500 are among Malaysian Trade Union Congress’ wish list for Budget 2020. Both are indications of a dire need for

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