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Zambry Slams Opposition Over Allegations On 2015 Budget Deficit

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IPOH – Perak Menteri Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir today hit out at the opposition over various allegations made on the budget deficit for next year, including claims that the state government was poor at managing the state’s finances. He said although the state government had tabled a budget deficit of RMRM50.06 million, it…

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Budget 2015 Holistic, Covers All Levels Of Education

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TAWAU – Deputy Education Minister Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching has described Budget 2015 as holistic because the allocation for the ministry covers all levels of schooling up to the tertiary level. She said the RM52.36 billion for the ministry or 23.4 per cent of the total budget allocation showed the government realised how important…

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People-Friendly Budget Presented By PM – Jailani

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KUALA TERENGGANU – The 2015 budget announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday clearly reflected a people-friendly budget, said Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister, Datuk Jailani Johari. Jailani said the budget announcement could, to a certain extent, fulfill the aspirations of the people for national prosperity. “We observe that it covers…

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RM100 School Aid, RM250 Book Voucher To Continue

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government will continue the school assistance programme of RM100 aid to primary and secondary school students and RM250 book voucher to students of institutions of higher learning in the country next year. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said RM540 million was allocated to benefit 5.4 million students which would…

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Ceiling Of Household Income For PR1MA Raised To RM10,000

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KUALA LUMPUR – The ceiling of household income for those applying for the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Programme (PR1MA) will be raised from RM8,000 to RM10,000 next year, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said 80,000 units of PR1MA houses , involving an allocation of RM1.3 billion, would be built to address the…

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Budget 2015: RM56 Billion For Education Ministry

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government is allocating RM56 billion under Budget 2015 to the Education Ministry for developing human capital. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak gave his assurance that the education sector will continue to be strengthened in line with the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025 with emphasis given towards strengthening schools which require…

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MP Allowance Increases, Salary Increase For Cabinet Ministers Postponed

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KUALA LUMPUR – Effective Jan 1, a rise in allowance will be enjoyed by 222 members of parliament (MP). Meanwhile, the salaries and allowances of the Dewan Rakyat Speaker and Dewan Negara Speaker will also be increased. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said allowances of MPs of the Dewan Rakyat would be increased…

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RM23.3 Billion For Health Services And Facilities

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government is allocating RM 23.3 billion for the implementation of various health services and facilities. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said they included building of two hospitals, namely Dungun Hospital in Terengganu and Seri Iskandar Hospital in Perak, as well as 20 health clinics and four dental clinics. He…

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Govt Announces BR1M4.0 Will Be Increased For All Recipients

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KUALA LUMPUR – Taking into consideration the increased revenue collection from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the affordability of the Government, the Government today announced that the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 4.0 will be raised from RM650 to RM950 for households with monthly income of RM3,000 and below. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib…

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Bonus OF Half-Month Salary Or Minimum RM500 For Civil Servants

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KUALA LUMPUR – The 1.5 million civil servants in the country will receive a half-month salary or a minimum of RM500 as bonus which will be paid in January next year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced when tabling Budget 2015 in the Dewan Rakyat today. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, also…

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Budget 2015: Developing Youth Transformational Programme

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Youth are not only the hope of the nation, not just an asset or even a partner in national development, but more valuable than all of the above. Therefore, the Government recognises the role of youth in becoming future leaders and upholding the responsibility of further developing and prospering our beloved nation. The Government also aims to provide…

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Govt To Build 80,000 Units Under PR1MA

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government will address the issue of home ownership at affordable houses by building 80,000 units under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Programme (PR1MA) with an allocation of RM1.3 billion. Tabling the budget, themed ‘Budget 2015: People Economy’ in Parliament today, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said to enable more people…

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Ron95, Petrol, Diesel & LPG To Be Exempted From GST

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KUALA LUMPUR – The retail sale of RON95 petrol, diesel, and LPG be given relief from the payment of Goods and Services Tax (GST), to ensure the implementation of the new tax does not burden the rakyat. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said through this measure, consumers and targeted groups would not have…

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Budget 2015: Upholding The Role Of Women

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Indeed women are special. Their uniqueness not only adds grace to the family but they also play a crucial role in addressing life’s challenges. The Government recognises that women have a pivotal role in national development and in nurturing future generations. Presently, women represent only 38% of the total workforce in the country. To enhance the contribution of women…

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Budget 2015: UTC, Pan-Borneo Highway Project In Sabah And Sarawak

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The Government is concerned and gives importance to the development and improving the welfare of the rakyat in Sabah and Sarawak in the national development agenda. In this regard, as the North-South Highway project has transformed the development from Perlis to Johor, the Government intends to start construction of the 1,663-km Pan-Borneo Highway comprising 936 km in Sarawak and…

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Govt Allocates RM273.9bln For 2015 Budget

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government is allocating a sum of RM273.9 billion for next year’s budget, an increase of RM9.8 billion from last year’s budget, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when tabling the 2015 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat today. Of the amount, RM223.4 billion is for operating expenditure and RM50.5 billion…

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Budget 2015: RM588m In Subsidies Allocated For UTCs,Skill Training Scheme And Education

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The Government had allocated RM588 million for various subsidies in 1994. This amount has increased to RM40.5 billion in 2014. RM356 million will be provided in 2015 for the following programmes: 1. Establishing four more UTCs in Terengganu, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan and Perlis and one mini UTC in Kedah. 2. Accelerating skills to 5,000 trainees…

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Budget 2015: More Funds For Building Affordable Houses

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (Bernama) — The government will continue to allocate funds to build affordable houses in an effort to provide adequate housing for the low-income group. The Economic Report 2014/2015 said the houses were being built under various government programmes such as Rumah Mesra Rakyat (RMR), Rumah Mampu Milik (RMM), Rumah Idaman Rakyat (RIR), Rumah Mesra Rakyat…

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Understanding The Jargon: Budget 2015 Buzzwords

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today unveils Budget 2015 in the Dewan Rakyat, the last budget under the 10th Malaysia Plan. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, hinted yesterday that Budget 2015 would be “pro-rakyat” and would include measures to ease concerns over the cost of living. Below are the key elements to the…

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Budget 2015 Focuses On “Rakyat Economy”,Msians To Be Resilient And Competitive

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Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Razak is tabling the 2015 Budget in Dewan Rakyat, the last budget under the 10th Malaysia Plan. Budget 2015 would be ‘pro-rakyat’ and aims to ease the burden of the ever-increasing cost of living in Malaysia. Dressed in an orange baju melayu-– the same one he wore last year– the…

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2015 Budget Speech Text By Prime Minister

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KUALA LUMPUR, – Following is the full text of the 2015 Budget tabled by Prime  Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at Dewan Rakyat today. Mr. Speaker Sir, I beg to move the Bill intituled “An Act to apply a sum from the Consolidated Fund for the service  of the year 2015…

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Budget 2015 Expected To Favour Ordinary Malaysians

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KUALA LUMPUR: THE 2015 Budget to be unveiled today is likely to be filled with goodies for ordinary Malaysians yet prudent enough to ensure sustainable economic growth for the country. It will be another “inclusive” budget that will touch on as many sectors and groups as possible, while outlining measures to tide over the cost…

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Prime Minister To Table 2015 Budget At 4pm

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will table the 2015 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat at 4 pm, the last budget under the 10th Malaysia Plan (10MP). Like other financial blueprints, Najib who is also Finance Minister,  hinted yesterday that the 2015 Budget would be “pro-rakyat” and would include measures to…

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Sarawak Needs Big Allocation In Budget 2015

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KOTA SAMARAHAN – Sarawak needs a big allocation in Budget 2015 as there is still a lot of infrastructure to be implemented in the state. Assistant Minister of Youth Development Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said Sarawak needs more and better roads to connect every nook and corner. “The people are frustrated by the escalating…

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