Easing the Burden of Inflation

SIBU: Lightning ‘robbed’ Martin Tan, 46, of his previous life in late 2008, as he has been unemployed ever since.

But on Thursday evening, the Welfare Department ‘gave it back to him’ and he is once again excited about life.

Tan, from Kanowit, lost his right leg when he was struck by lightning while fishing in Rantau [...]

SIBU: Sixteen out of the 85 residents of Sri Kenangan Sibu received Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) from Welfare Department state director Noriah Ahmad on Thursday night.

She also presented a hearing aid to Tiong Mang Ching, an artificial limb to Martin Tan Chai San and a wheelchair each to Stephen Yii and Rintau Mancha.

According to Noriah, [...]

GEORGE TOWN (May 20, 2012): Penang Gerakan insisted that the state government caused the problems at the 1Malaysia People’s Assistance (BR1M) programme at the Caring Society Complex here recently.

State Gerakan Youth chief Oh Teong Keong claimed the incident had caused inconvenience to recipients, mostly the sick and the poor.

He said the aid was scheduled to [...]

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah MIC on Monday assured that the Barisan Nasional (BN) Government will never break its promises.

“The BN Government is indeed a government that fulfils its promises,” he said.

When Najib was appointed the sixth Prime Minister, he planned various strategies so as to help people with low income.

The Federal Budget 2012, Datuk V Jothi said, [...]

KULIM, May 15 (Bernama) — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has given assurance that almost 80,000 Social Welfare Department’s (JKM) aid recipients in Kedah will also receive the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) soon.

Its deputy minister, Senator Datuk Heng Seai Kie, when giving the assurance, also advised the recipients not to believe any rumours [...]

BUTTERWORTH — Some 150,565 people who received the 1Malaysia People’s Assistance Programme (BR1M) nationwide are also receiving an aid from the Welfare Department (JKM), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Mohamed Nor Yakcob.

He said they automatically qualified as most of them were poor or disabled people.

“We provide assistance regardless of political affiliation [...]

KUALA LUMPUR: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (MDTCC) has received 200 applications from individuals interested in operating the 1Malaysia People’s Shop (KR1M).

However, its minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, only 44 applications met their requirements and were eligible to set up shop starting June.

Under Model 3 KR1M, KR1M operators need to have [...]

KUCHING: The first two Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia stores (KR1M) here are set to be  open in Fifth Mile and Medan Hamidah here by the end of June, KR1M operator Datuk Ameer Ali Mydin said yesterday.

He said in addition to generic 1Malaysia products, a special aisle would be carrying brands and products manufactured by local small-and-medium [...]

The Star: Hundreds of BR1M recipients turning up to welcome Najib at the Janji Ditepati programme.

KUCHING: The Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) scheme may be continued in future if the Government has sufficient funds.

Announcing this yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said this was a popular request from people he met during his [...]

Kudat: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who has only been helming the country for three years, has proven his capability in managing the country well, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

He said the proof included the many programmes that benefited the people that Najib had introduced, such as the 1Malaysia concept, Government [...]

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