Tag: Budget 2019
The DAP leader wants P Waytha Moorthy to be transparent about how the money allocated by the government has been spent to help the Indian community.
Public Service Department says it is for pensioners receiving pensions of less than RM1,000 a month.
The prime minister says oil prices fluctuate by nature.
It will take too long to remove unqualified recipients, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
The finance minister says there is no need to recalibrate the budget now as Putrajaya looks at the average crude oil prices and not daily prices.
Sabah MCA Wanita chief Dr Pamela Yong says the ringgit has weakened and the price of oil, on which Budget 2019 revenue significantly rested, has plummeted.
Lopez Obrador proposed a primary surplus of 1% of gross domestic product for next year and his administration expects this year’s surplus to be about 0.8%
With Budget 2019 being described by property developer Henry Butcher as 'mildly positive', what does this imply about the country's property market?
Wee Ka Siong says Putrajaya should not cancel allocations for Chinese SMEs and microcredit for Chinese hawkers and petty traders.
Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim says the onus is on the agriculture minister to protect the interest of farmers and fishermen.
Lim Guan Eng says as the government employs a zero-based budget, there is no need to wait till the end of the year to finish the allocations.
The former prime minister heaps scorn on the finance ministry's denial that it failed to prioritise allocations for rural development in Budget 2019.
As petroleum prices slide, Ideas recommends a review of subsidies among measures to sustain the Malaysian economy.
However, Yeah Kim Leng and Barjoyai Bardai say the government must have in place mitigation measures which can be speedily implemented if the price of oil drops further.
The Rembau MP says the MPs should step up their game, meet the downtrodden and fight for them.
Jempol MP Mohd Salim Mohd Sharif accuses Pakatan Harapan of neglecting those in rural areas.
The executive director of Deloitte Malaysia says there needs to be clarity on how the government intends to collect the proposed digital tax from 2020.
Sungai Petani MP says padi farmers will be further burdened and urges government to reconsider.
People in the two states won't have their intelligence insulted, says Zainnal Ajamain.
The Sabah chief minister also calls for cooperation to explore new sources of revenue for the state.
The former prime minister says a closer look at Budget 2019 reveals big cuts to allocations for rural folk and the agriculture and plantation sectors.
The former prime minister also hits out at activists for not speaking up on the reduced allocation for education.
Putrajaya needs to balance between safeguarding growth, sustaining private sector confidence and promoting fiscal responsibility among others.
The works minister responds to criticisms that the Pakatan Harapan government has failed to allocate funds for a survey to be carried out on NCR land.