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 [...]

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said over 70 per cent of the 900,000 new eligible recipients of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M 3.0) for 2014 had still not registered for the aid.

“I appeal to them to register immediately and to update their information before this Jan 31 to also facilitate their receiving the takaful [...]

Applications for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2014 can be made from Monday to Jan 31, the Finance Ministry said in a statement today.

It said people who had received the BR1M before only had to update their personal particulars, such as address, bank account and information on next-of-kin.

“New applicants can register online or manually by [...]

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The Government will introduce an insurance policy to cover more than 5.9 million Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) recipients nationwide from January next year.

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said the BR1M insurance policy would follow the Islamic scheme insurance and would be the biggest such policy taken up in the world.

“This insurance will be provided [...]

The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) to households with monthly income of RM3,000 and below will be increased from RM500 to RM650, while for single individuals aged 21 and above and with a monthly income not exceeding RM2,000, the amount will be increased from RM250 to RM300.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, when tabling the 2014 [...]

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