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Make Use Of EPF Calculator For Retirement Planning, Says RAS Officer

27 Dec 2016

BANGI: The 'Calculator' application at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) website can function as a supporting tool for members to plan their savings for sustainable retirement.

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Shops can only hold four cheap sales next year

27 Dec 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Businesses are allowed to hold cheap sales just four times a year under new rules by the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry.

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Will 2017 be a good year for businesses?

27 Dec 2016

BEFORE I forget, I would like to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all who celebrate this festive season.

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EPF has sold all its shares in FGV

23 Dec 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said it no longer holds any shares in Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV).

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Price rise likely in 2017 upon expiry of control act

22 Dec 2016

PETALING JAYA: Prices of some consumer products could likely rise next year although not too drastic upon the expiry of the price guidelines of the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 by the end of this month.

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Bank Negara: No fee for renewal of ATM cards

20 Dec 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has refuted reports that ATM cardholders would be charged a renewal fee and denied the cards' use for cash withdrawals if not replaced with the new PIN-based cards.

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Bank Negara fixes same-day foreign exchange rate on banks, eliminates currency fluctuation risks for exporters

16 Dec 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has announced that bankers must use the same rate on spot or forward basis entered on the same day when exporters convert 75 per cent of their export earnings to ringgit and to reconvert to US dollars to fund their imports.

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13,730 workers in Singapore laid off, highest since 2009

14 Dec 2016

SINGAPORE: A total of 13,730 workers were laid off in the first nine months of 2016 in Singapore, the highest since 2009 of 21,210, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in the 'Labour Market Third Quarter 2016 Report'.

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On the way for a waiver

12 Dec 2016

Efforts are still on track to enable Malaysians to travel to the United States without a visa. When this happens, our passport will allow visa-free travel to 155 countries, further boosting its record as one of the most powerful passports in the world.

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