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Special EPF withdrawal: Be patient
Apr 20, 2022
Those who have yet to receive payment under the special EPF withdrawal scheme have been reminded not to worry.
The Finance Minister reiterated that payment, which began on Monday, is being credited in stages.
Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz says some will receive the payment in the coming days.
He adds that the EPF has received over 5 million applications involving withdrawals of some RM40 billion.
He says it is a challenge for EPF to channel such a large amount in a short period of time.
The minister also says the retirement fund is committed to complete all applications before Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Meanwhile, those planning to apply for the withdrawal scheme can do so until the end of this month.
Flood aid to entrepreneurs to be given before Hari Raya
The government will complete the distribution of flood aid to around 16,000 informal and micro entrepreneurs soon.
The Entrepreneurs Development and Cooperatives Ministry assures that aid will be given out before Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
It says so far around 1,300 entrepreneurs have yet to receive the one-off cash payment of RM3,000
TMJ calls for better child protection laws
Image: Facebook - HRH Crown Prince of Johor
The Johor crown prince has called for child protection laws to be enhanced immediately.
The Tunku Mahkota of Johor says the enhancement should include aspects of childcare centre registration, and monitoring, among others, to ensure all operators are operating legally.
This comes amid an ongoing trial involving a 13-year-old girl with Down Syndrome, who was allegedly abused while in the care of a welfare home in KL.
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