A medium sized fishing boat with the 1AZAM logo on the hull, teetered to the jetty at the fishing enclave of Kampung Bagan Pinang here, stands testament to the success of fisherman Saiful Jamil.

There was a time when this man, in his 30s now, earned a paltry sum as a coastal fisherman. At that time [...]

A total of 168,946 eKasih participants came out from the list of aid recipients of the programme after having increased their household income last year.

According to the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) Report for 2013 released today, 89 per cent of 188,781 participants were taken out of the list.

In 2013, eKasih had registered a total [...]

KUCHING: A total of 23,426 individuals registered in the eKasih system has ‘outgrown’ the list, said Minister of Welfare, Women and Family Development Datuk Fatimah Abdullah.

She said that most of them have ‘graduated’ by virtue of an increase in their income, since the 1Azam programme is implemented for a certain earnings group.

“Since 2010 to now, [...]