AS with previous years, the education sector received a substantial allocation in the Budget 2015.

When tabling the budget in Parliament, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced that RM56bil will be allocated to the Education Ministry to carry out teaching and learning programmes.

Some RM250mil will be channelled to School Improvement Specialist Coaches and School [...]

[stextbox id="info"]The 2012 budget under the 10th Malaysia Plan has allocated RM1 billion under Special Funds for the Construction, Improvement and Maintenance of Schools as one of the 100 touchpoints. [/stextbox]

KUALA LUMPUR: THE government has announced an allocation of RM987.1 million to be disbursed to 4,374 schools in stages beginning next month to ensure that [...]

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 [...]

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Bernama) — Initiatives taken by the government to uplift the living standard of the people have yielded many positive results for the Indian community.

Initiatives such as the 1Malaysia People’s Shop (KR1M), 1Malaysia Housing Programme (PR1MA), Menu Rakyat 1Malaysia (MR1M), 1Malaysia People’s Aid Programme (BR1M), Kedai Ikan Rakyat 1Malaysia (KIR1M) and allocation [...]

Puthandu or varsha pirappu is the first day of the Tamil month of Chithirai. This year it is known as nanthana.

On this auspicious occasion, Malaysia Hindu Sangam president R.S. Mohan Shan called on all Indians to unite and contribute to the government’s positive development.

“I am very happy to see so many Indians have benefited from [...]

5.2 million Malaysian households earning RM3,000 and below each received one-off BR1M RM500 financial assistance. Over 75% of households benefited from a RM2.6bil budget set aside for BR1M. Some 5.3 million primary and secondary school-going children also received RM100 to cover “back-to-school” expenses. Government school fees have been removed beginning this year. RM260mil were pumped in for about [...]

PUTRAJAYA: The validity period for the 1Malaysia Book Vouchers (BB1M) has been extended to April 30, said the Higher Education Ministry.

Its minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the book vouchers, which initially expired on March 31, have been extended to accommodate the new student intakes.

“Students who have just received the vouchers for the new [...]

This week, we are featuring blogger Milimilo and her adventures with BB1m book voucher shopping. Enjoy!

RM200 BB1M book vouchers

I only have RM100 left from the RM200 BB1M book vouchers because I have officially bought books and stationary at MPH the other day. If I spend RM100 of the vouchers in one receipt, MPH gives another [...]

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