BR1M 3.0

The Prime Minister announced during the budget 2015 presentation that the rakyat will benefit from the increased revenue collection from GST as the government will increase BR1M payments to the lower income groups.

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said for households with a monthly income of RM3,000 and below, the government will hand out RM950 from [...]

A total of 6.8 million applications for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2014 have been approved as at May 31, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said.

Of the total, he said 4.5 million were households recipients, while the remaining 2.3 million were unmarried recipients, involving a total allocation of RM3.6 billion.

“The number of recipients is [...]

The Inland Revenue Board (IRD) is in the midst of processing almost a million of early appeals made by applicants of the 1Malaysia (BR1M) 3.0 who have yet to receive the cash aid.

Its chief executive officer Tan Sri Dr Mohd Shukor Mahfar said the unofficial appeals were received since Feb 22, just a day after [...]

Some 17,000 recipients of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) last year have taken the initiative to inform the Government that they no longer need it.

Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said this showed a high level of maturity among the people of this country.

“They send us letters to say that their families do not [...]

A total of 333,915 people would receive the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) in Penang from this Feb 23, said Penang Information Department director Ishak Abdullah.

He said 160,336 recipients who did not possess a bank account would receive the aid in stages from Feb 23, followed by March 2, 8 and 9.

“Aid for another 173,579 recipients [...]

Traders have been reminded not to take advantage of the disbursement of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 3.0 at the parliamentary and state constituency levels starting Feb 22 and 23 by raising prices of goods.

Deputy Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the ministry would be monitoring the situation and [...]

Two million recipients of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M 2014) who do not have bank accounts will get vouchers in phases starting Feb 23.

Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said distribution of the vouchers would be done by leaders in the parliamentary constituencies.

“The distribution of vouchers to recipients without bank accounts will take time [...]

The latest edition of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), which will be raised to RM700, will be launched this Feb 22.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said under the BR1M 3.0, the total will include RM650 in cash aid per household, and a RM50 insurance coverage contribution for all recipients.

“We are aware that many people [...]

The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 3.0 will be distributed to 7.9 million eligible Malaysians in the middle of February.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) said the distribution of BR1M 3.0 would lighten the burden of the people who are facing rising prices of goods at the moment.

“The Umno Supreme Council (MT) was told [...]

Domestic Trade, Consumerism and Cooperatives Ministry (KPDNKK) is not ruling out the possibility of launching ‘Ops BR1M’ to ensure traders do not raise prices of goods with the distribution of Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) next month.

According to state KPDNKK director Wan Uzir Wan Sulaiman, that would be similar to ‘Ops Gaji’ when government servants’ salaries [...]

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