Lim Guan Eng says donations to the state government, inching towards RM10 million, will be used to add another RM200 to the RM500 per household announced earlier.
Chief minister demands proof from opposition leader Jahara Hamid, who had been quoted in the Utusan report.
The Penang chief minister also announces discounts on water bills and assessment rates, following flash floods that struck the state over the weekend.
Menteri Besar says the contribution should not be politicised as the disaster in Penang is a humanitarian problem.
Shuttler says he received a message seeking help as the aid provided was not sufficient.
The freeze has affected some 300 urban poor in his Kelana Jaya constituency.
Auditor-General’s Report reveals poor record management and unsatisfactory updating of information led to monthly payments to the accounts of the deceased.
New instrument will serve as a good housekeeping seal of approval to enable governments to seek financing from official and private donors and creditors.
Welfare recipients, many of whom are either poor, single mothers or the elderly, say the aid helped ease their financial burdens in many ways.
Model it after UK’s Cancer Drugs Fund to allow patients to get affordable drugs, Klang MP tells government.
'If anyone does not get, I want to know," says Finance Minister II Johari Abdul Ghani.
Aid is to be given to those undergoing treatment for the serious injuries they sustained after a car rammed into them over the weekend.
Direct payments into bank accounts of recipients will take place from Feb 22.
The aid shipment, bound for Yangon, has been organised by Muslim groups, as well as domestic and foreign aid groups.
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says he realises times are hard but the state has the money to help because it is a clean government.
Vivian Cheow tells families to remain strong while handing out cash aid.
Malaysian Relief Agency says each Rohingya family will receive RM300.
National Sports Council says no distinction between Olympians and Paralympians as far as monthly pension amounts are concerned.
Victims or next of kin of fires and accidents, can seek counselling, aid, support and information 24/7 from the scene of an incident or at any fire and rescue station.
Johore Bar Committee says Johor lawyers always prepared to defend critics of royalty, and if none were available, the committee would seek assistance from KL.
Road will connect the people in Kapit, Song and Kanowit districts to Sibu upon completion in 2018.