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BR1M To Be Paid Before Aidilfitri – Gaun Eng

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KUALA LUMPUR – The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) will be paid to recipients next month before the Aidilfitri celebration, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Through his official Twitter site today, he said the financial aid would be given a new name. He said further information on the aid would be announced next week. “As…

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Mokhzani Belittles Recipients By Questioning BR1M

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BENTONG – Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir’s moves to question the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) seemed to be belittling the people who needed help, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. Hishammuddin, who is also UMNO vice-president, said with Mokhzani’s status as a millionaire without position in any political party, he has no credibility to…

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BR1M Not Political Corruption, Says Najib

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KUALA KANGSAR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) payment was not political corruption as claimed by the opposition because countries such as Singapore, Saudi Arabia and the United States also implemented a similar initiative to help their peoples. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said…

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BR1M 2018: Appeals Open From Today

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KUALA LUMPUR – Applicants whose 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2018 application was rejected can submit their appeals beginning today until May 31, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said the appeals could be made at any branch of the Internal Revenue Board (LHDN), “To those who failed in their application for BR1M…

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Median Income Of Malaysian Households Increased To More Than RM5,000

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KUALA LUMPUR – Following the catalytic effect delivered by the National Transformation Programme (NTP), the median income of Malaysian households increased from RM4,585 in 2014 to RM5,228 in 2016. This is due to the introduction of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) by the government to help cushion the public from the impact of increased living…

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Eldery BR1M Recipients In Putatan Grateful For Cash Aid

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KOTA KINABALU – Elderly folks who received the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) in Putatan near here today, were grinning from ear to ear upon receiving the cash aid from Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin. Octogenarian Taip Jaafar when met by Bernama, expressed gratitude to the government for its unwavering support in helping…

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BR1M: Continuous Refunements, Exit Mechanism Is Key

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KUALA LUMPUR – For 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) to function efficiently, continuous refinements are necessary, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). At the entry level, the cash transfers should be prioritised for the truly underserved and vulnerable groups and equally important is for BR1M beneficiaries to graduate out of the lower-income bracket over time. “The sustainability…

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BR1M Recipients Having Issues With Direct Credit Can Refer To IRB

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PUTRAJAYA – Recipients of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) who have issues with the payment being directly credited into their bank accounts have been asked to refer to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. He also asked BR1M recipients to be patient and give some time for…

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PM: BR1M Is The Right Move

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PEKAN – 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) was a proposal by Bank Negara Malaysia to enable targeted subsidy to be carried out for the benefit of the people, the Prime Minister said. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak shared the background of how BR1M came to be in order to counter Opposition allegations, including the claim that…

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BR1M Is Not To Buy Votes – PM

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PEKAN – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today shared with the people on the background of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), following various allegations by the opposition, including that it is intended to buy votes. Speaking before a crowd of about 2,000 BR1M recipients, he said, the aid was proposed by Bank Negara…

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Second, Third BR1M Disbursements In June, August – Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the second and third phase of the 2018 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) disbursements will be made in June and August respectively. “I know that many people ask about BR1M. I’m pleased to announce that the first phase of BR1M payment will be made starting…

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BR1M 2018 Registration Deadline Extended To Jan 25

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that the registration deadline for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2018, will be extended to Jan 25. “For those who have yet to register, they can do so at ebr1m.hasil.gov.my or the nearest Inland Revenue Board branch,” said Najib, who is also Finance Minister,…

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After Saudi Arabia, Now Egypt Keen To Implement BR1M

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JERLUN – The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) introduced in 2012 has been adopted by the Saudi Arabian government and now Egypt is the latest country to express interest to implement the economic model. Deputy Finance Minister, Datuk Othman Aziz said the acceptance by the two Middle East countries proved BR1M, the brainchild of Prime Minister…

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Application For BR1M 2018 Opens On Monday

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Application and update of information for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2018 will commence on Monday until Dec 31. The Finance Ministry in a statement today said, application and update of information could be carried out manually or online via BR1M official portal at https://ebr1m.hasil.gov.my. For manual application, the form can…

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Government Considering Extra BR1M — Johari

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government is considering giving an additional 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) if the government were to gain more revenue from rising oil prices, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said the additional BR1M was aimed at easing the burden of the low-income group following…

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BR1M 2017 Second Payment From June 5

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KUALA LUMPUR – Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said the second payment of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2017 will be made from June 5. The payment in conjunction with Aidilfitri celebration involves BR1M recipients who received the first payment of BR1M 2017. Payment for appeal applicants is expected on June 17. “The…

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Malaysians Happy With BR1M And Want It To Continue

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KUALA LUMPUR – A recent survey found that the majority of Malaysians appreciated the government’s effort to provide subsidy through 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2017 and that it is not a form of bribery as claimed by some. The national survey conducted by Kajidata Research on 1031 recipients and non-recipients of BR1M under the supervision…

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BR1M Not A Bribe, Even Saudi Arabia Gives Similar Financial Aid

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KUALA LUMPUR – The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) is not a bribe because even Saudi Arabia distributes financial aid to its poor, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today. The Prime Minister said the distribution of the aid included channelling money directly into the bank accounts of the needy. He said this information was gleaned…

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Outcome Of Remaining BR1M Applications To Be Known On Feb 28

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the outcome of the application of the 3,123,950 recipients of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) who have yet to receive the aid, or whose status are still in the process, is expected to be known on Feb 28. “To those who have yet to…

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5,153,238 BR1M Applications Approved In 2017

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government has so far approved 5,153,238 applications for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) this year, acoording to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister said the decision on another 3,123,950 applications would be announced next month. He said the first BR1M payment would be made in stages beginning tomorrow. In…

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BR1M Will Be Distributed Beginning Feb 18 – Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR – Recipients of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) today received good news that the aid will be distributed beginning Feb 18. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who announced the date of the BR1M distribution, hoped that the assistance would help the BR1M recipients. “I notice that many people were asking on the…

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Johari: Exploitation Of BR1M Will Affect People’s Well-Being

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KUALA LUMPUR: Politicians should not exploit the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) scheme as it will affect the well-being of the people, especially the low income group. Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said politicians who exploit BR1M not only insult the recipients but also reflect badly on the Opposition for opposing the noble efforts…

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Exploitation Of BR1M Will Affect Wellbeing Of Low Income Group

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KUALA LUMPUR – Politicians should not exploit the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) scheme as it will affect the wellbeing of the people, especially the low income group. Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said politicians who exploit BR1M not only insult the recipients but also reflect badly on the Opposition for opposing the noble…

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BR1M Handout Not Graft Nor Against Law, Says Abdul Rahman

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PETALING JAYA: The Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) aid payment has helped to transfer some of the country’s wealth to the nation’s bottom 40% income (B40) households, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan (pic). He said it was disappointing that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had…

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Mahathir’s Equating BR1M To Corruption Is Mind-Boggling

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KUALA LUMPUR – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak today said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement that the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) tantamounted to corruption was simply mind-boggling. “Mahathir’s interpretation of corruption definitely differs from that of the rest of us. Never before have we heard something so…

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Salleh Said: Dr M Also Set Up Aid Schemes

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PETALING JAYA: Similar schemes to 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) were set up during Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s time in office as prime minister, said Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. The Communications and Multimedia Minister said that the former premier’s allegation that BR1M was equivalent to corruption and therefore illegal was “mind-boggling” as Dr Mahathir…

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BR1M Not Meant To Encourage People To Be Dependent On Govt

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PEKAN – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) was not to meant to encourage the people to continue to be dependent on the government but to stimulate the local economy. Najib said BR1M which was introduced in 2012 not only could help alleviate the people’s burden but was…

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BR1M Created Direct Impact To The Economy

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KUALA LUMPUR – The implementation of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), introduced in 2012, has showcased a direct impact in increasing household disposable income, which in turn, created spillover effects on private consumption and output of industries that produced consumer goods. According to Info Box in the Economic Report 2016/17 released by the Finance Ministry, in…

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PM Najib To Announce Something On BR1M And Other Initiatives In 2017 Budget

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he would announce the payment of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) and several initiatives when tabling the 2017 Budget in Parliament tomorrow. “The fact is that we managed to increase the payment of BR1M from RM500 in 2012 to RM1,050 this year, and the criteria…

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Selangor Records Highest Number Of BR1M Recipients From 2014

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KUALA LUMPUR – Selangor recorded the highest number of recipients of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) from 2014 until this year, the Dewan Rakyat sitting was told today. Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said during the Ministers’ Question Time (MQT) that this was followed by recipients in Johor dan Sarawak. He said that…

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