Recent statistics show that over 70% of Malaysians do not have back-up for emergency situations.
Deputy prime minister says this in reply to a PAS MP’s suggestion that the government also contribute to the EPF to benefit the second and third wives.
Government agencies and departments to meet in August at a special conference to look into technicalities such as EPF Acts' protection of members' contributions.
The amount doesn't adequately reflect the value of their work, says a labour lawyer.
The new women and family development minister says she will meet with EPF officers next week to discuss the issue.
The two housewives had come from Batu Pahat and had stolen items like rice, cooking oil and clothes from JB supermarket.