The usage of 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) to purchase items other than academic books, journals and magazines will be prohibited from Thursday.

According to an Education Ministry statement today, the measure was taken after it received complaints on the misuse of BB1M to buy non-academic goods.

“The ministry has also streamlined guidelines on issuing BB1M effective May [...]

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The government spent RM2.2 billion from a special allocation of RM2.7 billion, as of last month, on student welfare, in particular those from low-income families.

The special allocation was provided to primary and secondary school students, which included per capita grant, hostel meal assistance programme, Food Supplement Programme, purchase of textbooks and assistance for payment of [...]

The government has agreed to extend the 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) scheme on a one-off basis to about 82,000 new matriculation and lower six students.

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said all students would receive BB1M vouchers valued at RM250 each which will be valid until Oct 31.

“The BB1M will be distributed during the [...]

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) — The distribution of various government aids and the implementation of development packages for the targeted groups have given positive impact in helping them to deal with the rising cost of living, according to economic analyst Datuk Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali.

In fact, he said the aids, such as the 1Malaysia People’s Aid [...]

To quite a number of people, the question of how does the BB1M voucher work? Unlike previous year where a person can purchase anything including electronic gadgets, this time around, most bookstores has applied the new regulation for 1Malaysia Book vouchers usage, where 80% can be used to buy books and 20% for stationary.

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JOHOR BARU: Johor Baru MP Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad urged trainee teachers of the Temenggong Ibrahim Teachers’ Training Institute (IPTI) here to make full use of the BB1M (1Malaysia Book Voucher).

Speaking at a BB1M presentation ceremony for 2,245 trainees at the campus’ Dewan Seri Temenggong hall recently, he said: “The BB1M aid has proved [...]

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Book Industry Council (MBIC) today claimed there was abuse 1 Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) when there are those that allow students to use it to buy electronic gadgets.

MBIC chairman Mohd Ramly Ngah Idris said, students are allowed to change BB1M vouchers with computer equipment, cell phones, clothing, mobile value-added, food and much [...]

Students of Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, UniKL City Campus (MIIT, UniKL City Campus) were all smiles upon receiving 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) presented by Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, YB Senator Dato’ Dr. Mashitah Ibrahim in a ceremony held at UniKL City Campus on February 21, 2013. These 180 students from the [...]

BALIK PULAU: A total of 322 students of Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi Mara (KKTM) Balik Pulau here today received 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) from Pulau Betong asssemblym, Mohamad Farid Saad.

The third year Mechatronic student, Mohamad Hazri Khairon, 22, said that he was glad to receive the voucher, as he could utilise it to purchase the textbooks.

“I [...]

KUANTAN: University students who received the 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) were grateful for the timely gift. Many rushed to the bookstores here yesterday to buy books and stationery.

They were also happy that the amount had been increased to RM250 this year. Many are hoping it could be raised further, especially science stream students.

“It’s a timely [...]

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