580k households slip into B40, absolute poverty rate rises to 8.4pct - PM
This is caused by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
PARLIAMENT| A total of 580,000 households from the middle-income group have slipped into the bottom 40 percent (B40) category due to the economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.This represents approximately 20 percent of the middle 40 percent (M40) group, which initially received a monthly income of between RM4,850 and RM10,959, he said...
Nur Sajat residing in Sydney suburb, seeks to start afresh
PETALING JAYA: Controversial cosmetics entrepreneur Nur Sajat, who is being sought after by local authorities is currently in Sydney, Australia.
So, what are you going to do? Kemurahan hati rakyat Malaysia
Canadians vote as Trudeau's bid for a decisive win hangs in the balanceThe PM may likely lose his bid for a parliamentary majority.
Govt to backdate payments to MySejahtera to April 1 | The Malaysian Insightit is important for managing Covid-19 epidemic, says PM.
Ismail Sabri has 100 days to prove himself, say Umno leaders | The Malaysian InsightParty grassroots say unfair to evaluate PM’s performance before time is up.
Conferring roles with ministerial status a form of corruption, says Dr Mahathir | The Malaysian InsightDespite admitting to similar appointments as PM, veteran MP calls for end to practice. Make sense. Can't disagree anymore. It is only when it’s not Dr M himself, then it’s worth a press conference. Malaysians have long known about this since his era. It’s no surprise why we have such conferring of ministerial appointments at this present times, coz it was learnt from the predecessor himself.
Ringgit drops against greenback ahead of monetary policy meetingsKUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit fell against the US dollar at the opening bell today, as traders await the outcome from the United States Federal Reserve (US Fed) and Bank of England (BoE) meetings this week to decide their next course of action.
US Fed to reveal new projections with investors on alert for rate liftoff timing | Malay MailWASHINGTON, Sept 20 — US Federal Reserve officials will lay bare how soon and how often they think the economy will need interest rates rises over the next three years when they release new forecasts at their policy meeting on Wednesday, with investors on alert for a faster pace of tightening....