KOTA BHARU (Aug 17): The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development encourages B40 households to venture into the edible bird’s nest industry to raise their income.
JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 17): The Johor Government is considering to introduce a housing scheme called ‘Johor Prihatin’ for the B40 group.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 12): The government’s targeted fuel subsidy meant for the B40 (lower income) group is in the fine tuning process , said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
KOTA KINABALU (Aug 9): The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs is updating data on recipients of the petrol subsidy programme from the lower-income group (B40) to ensure that only those who are eligible receive such assistance.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): It has been almost a year since the Pakatan Harapan government has taken power and one of the hardest working ministers in Putrajaya is the Housing and Local Government Ministry’s Zuraida Kamaruddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): The larger affordable homes under the National Affordable Housing Policy (NAHP) could further erode property developers' margins if no incentives or subsidies are given to private developers, according to CIMB Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): Some 20,000 bank employees consisting of clerical and non-clerical categories from 20 banks will enjoy 0% interest on their housing loans for the first RM100,000.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 10): Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the ministry is working on “rebranding” the money lending licence to encourage public to borrow from legitimate money lenders instead of 'Ah Long' (loan sharks or illegal money lenders).