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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Nothing to cheer about in 2020 Budget as prices may go...

The ex-PM also notes that taxes on digital services are being introduced.

Mukhriz warns Kedah civil servants active in opposition parties

The MB says individuals' personal political leanings will not be questioned, but the state does not encourage its employees to be active in opposition politics.

With 1/3 of national budget for civil servants, pension review a...

Former Cuepacs secretary-general AH Ponniah says the government has no choice but says any change should go through a royal commission

Cuepacs wants current pension scheme maintained

The union says pension is a form of appreciation from the government.

Not all civil servants deserve pension, says academic

Pension is critical to survival for some, but a former senior civil servant says it's outdated.

Proposed contract scheme is for new intake, says chief secretary

Ismail Abu Bakar says a decision is only possible next year as continuity is needed in the police and armed forces.

No decision yet on contract scheme, says Dr M

Prime minister says the Cabinet has yet to discuss the proposal to place new civil servants on a contract scheme.

Contractual system to replace pension scheme still under study, says DPM

Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says more discussions will be held regarding the matter before any Cabinet decision is made.

Contractual system to replace permanent, pension schemes for public service

Public Service Department director-general Borhan Dolah says the contractual scheme will allow better pay, welfare and protection.

We’re not inconsiderate, just focused on strengthening finances, PM tells civil...

Dr Mahathir Mohamad explains why his administration cannot simply hand out financial assistance unlike the previous government.

Thousands of HK civil servants defy government to join protests

On Thursday the government decrees that Hong Kong's 180,000 civil servants must remain politically neutral.

Govt ‘yes’ to automatic voter registration, standing for elections at 18

Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet PH and opposition leaders on Wednesday to ensure constitutional amendments can be realised.

Strict loan criteria to blame for low homeownership, says deputy minister

Raja Kamarul Bahrin says banks are 'not being flexible' when it comes to approving loans.

95% of civil servants below 30 don’t own houses, says Cuepacs

Cuepacs president Azih Muda says most civil servants cannot afford to buy houses due to the exorbitant prices.

Psychology alone won’t help civil servants manage work pressure, says expert

Psychologist Geshina Ayu Mat Saat welcomes Cuepacs' suggestion but says one should not depend on psychology alone to address the stress affecting civil servants.

Step down voluntarily, Kadir Jasin tells non-performing ministers, CMs

The prime minister's special adviser on media and communications further adds it is also the rakyat's responsibility to ask them to reconsider their positions.

Raya bonus of RM450 each for civil servants

The Prime Minister's Office says civil servants from Grade 56 and below will receive the money on May 24.

PM urged to allay concerns of political patronage at Intan

William Leong says there are those who view the axing of the 52 students as an indication of some demanding political allegiance.

Respect legislators, Penang speaker tells govt dept directors

The speaker of the Penang assembly says department heads must work hand-in- hand with legislators after an assemblyman complained that a DID official refused to utter even one word over flood problems raised by him numerous times.

418 civil servants arrested for bribery in 2018

Of these, 140 were charged, says deputy minister Hanipa Maidin.

Don’t abuse power, no matter how little, Dr M tells civil...

The prime minister says besides shunning corruption, government servants should carry out their duties to the best of their abilities.

Comprehensive solution to stateless issue coming soon, says minister

P Waytha Moorthy says the PH government is in the final stages of engagement with various groups, but also notes that civil servants are too rigid when it comes to citizenship applications.

No plans to lay off present workforce, Putrajaya assures

Deputy Minister Md Farid Md Rafik says the government is looking at ways to 'optimise' unfilled positions in the civil service.

‘Don’t misinterpret what Mahathir said on reducing civil service’

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the number of civil servants cannot be reduced at one go.