BR1M 2.0

PETALING JAYA: The BR1M 2.0 aid could not have come at a better time for clerk Hema Sivalinggam who is getting engaged next month.

“The additional cash will help me cope with the expenses,” said the 26-year-old who will be receiving the RM500 for the second time.

Hema said she was also helping her parents pay for [...]

KAPIT: Members of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M2.0) team which delivered the cash vouchers to the Pelagus state constituency has been praised for their efforts.

The team went to Nanga Merit Sub-District, Kaki Wong, Nanga Ibau and Nanga Ensilai.

Thanks to their efforts, it was easier for recipients from remote longhouses to receive the aid without having [...]

JOHOR BARU: A 69-YEAR-OLD man walked a distance of 10 kilometres from his house in Taman Kebun Teh to the Johor Baru City Council stadium, here, to collect his 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2.0 allocation.

Eng Kok Meng decided to walk as Jalan Tebrau was congested on collection day last week.

“Usually, my son will take me [...]

SANDAKAN: A total of 4,000 eligible recipients in Sungai Sibuga constituency here received their 1Malaysia People Aid (BR1M) 2.0 of RM500 yesterday during the first phase of the payout.

The cash aid was presented by Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman in a ceremony held at Sri Libaran.

Speaking at the ceremony, Musa expressed his [...]

TEBEDU: Those who continue to criticise the government for not developing the country, especially the rural areas, must be either blind or deaf.

Minister of Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong said even a place like Tebedu had undergone significant transformation over the years.

“Those who claimed that the state and Tebedu, in [...]

KUANTAN: The government has approved 34,700 or 66 percent of the 52,415 Orang Asli applications for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M 2.0) this year.

Rural and Regional Development deputy minister Datuk Hasan Malek said the overall allocation amounted to RM14.8 million and was expected to be distributed early this month.

“The applications comprise 10,139 single [...]

SIBU: The authorities threaten to close the counters if recipients of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M 2.0) continue to behave disorderly and jump queues.

This is because such unruly behaviours would complicate and gravely slow down the process of disbursement of the vouchers.

Sibu Resident Sim Kok Kee hinted to The Borneo Post on Saturday they would only [...]

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has indicated that the government may distribute 1Malaysia People’s Aid 3 (BR1M 3) next year.

“BR1M 3? … Wait until after general election. It may be given next year but first we have to get pass the election,” he said at “Gauge” and the presentation of BR1M 2.0 today.

The [...]

IPOH (Feb 16, 2013): The 1Malaysia People’s Aid, 1Malaysia Non-Pensionable Veterans Aid (SVTB1M), 1Malaysia Schooling Aid and 1Malaysia Book Voucher (BB1M) payouts will be completed by end of March, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said.

So far, he said people from all walks of life had enjoyed the four government initiatives which aimed [...]

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering reducing some subsidies, especially those deemed not “so important” so monies can be channeled to BR1M.

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said this was to ensure continuity of the 1 Malaysia People’s Aid (Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia) scheme, which he said had received good support.

While he did not [...]

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