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Keputusan Meletakkan Kesemua Buku Pada Berkadar Sifar Di Saat Akhir Bukti Kerajaan Tidak Bersedia Dengan Pelaksanaan GST

Friday, 27 March, 2015

UNTUK SEBARAN SEGERA
KENYATAAN MEDIA

Setelah bertalu-talu diasak dan ditekan; termasuklah menerusi penyertaan 100 warganegara Malaysia yang membuat aduan di kaunter awam Jabatan Kastam Kelana Jaya pada 23 Mac, Kementerian Kewangan akhirnya menambah senarai barang dan perkhidmatan yang dikecualikan cukai di bawah regim baru (GST) cukai barang dan perkhidmatan yang bermula 1 April ini.

Ternyata, kita mengalu-alukan keputusan [...]

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Malaysia’s Impending Pension Crisis: Government To Implement Pension And Salary Reform And Increase Social Safety Net

Friday, 13 March, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA STATEMENT

According to figures released by The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), almost 80% of workers who will turn 55 this year will not have enough savings in their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to live above the RM830 poverty line.

This is not surprising.

First, about 90 percent of Malaysian households’ incomes are attributed to wage [...]

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KERAJAAN DIGESA BERHENTI BERSEMBUNYI DIBELAKANG ANGKA KEMISKINAN TEGAR DAN MENGUKUR KADAR KEMISKINAN DI MALAYSIA MENGGUNAKAN INDEKS KEMISKINAN MULTIDIMENSI ATAU KEMISKINAN RELATIF

Tuesday, 2 December, 2014

Dalam Perhimpunan Agung Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu (UMNO) yang berlangsung baru-baru ini, Parti tersebut mendakwa bahawa Kerajaan dipimpin UMNO berjaya mengurangkan kadar kemiskinan tegar dari 60% sebelum kemerdekaan kepada kurang daripada 1 peratus pada hari ini. Pun demikian, laporan yang dikemukakan oleh Program Pembangunan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (UNDP) mencatatkan statistik yang berbeza.

Laporan Pembangunan Sumber Manusia 2013 [...]

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THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD STOP HIDING BEHIND “MEANINGLESS” ABSOLUTE POVERTY NUMBERS AND MOVE TO ADOPT MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX OR RELATIVE POVERTY TO MEASURE POVERTY LEVELS IN MALAYSIA

Tuesday, 2 December, 2014

The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has claimed that they have managed to reduce hardcore poverty incidence from 60% before the Independence to less than 1 percent today. However, a recent report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) painted a different story.

The Malaysia Human Development Report 2013 commissioned by the UNDP showed …

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BELANJAWAN MASA DEPAN?

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014

Untuk kali ke enam, Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak membentangkan belanjawan Malaysia bagi tahun 2015. Sementara ada yang bersorak dengan pertambahan pemberian BR1M; hendaklah kita ingat, kita bertanggungjawab memastikan kerajaan berusaha menjamin kemampanan ekonomi masa depan.

Dalam melakar masa depan Malaysia sebagai sebuah negara yang terus maju; belanjawan kita harus menyasar permasalahan …

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ARE WE BUDGETING FOR THE FUTURE?

Friday, 10 October, 2014

Amidst the anticipation of the PM’s sixth budget to be tabled by Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, it is important that we frame expectations for a more sustainable economic future.

To be sustainable, our future must address the weaknesses of rising inequality and declining education standards; as well as the need to continuously improve our global [...]

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