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Govt must fund Ipoh rehab centre, not Socso, says MTUC

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 -- The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) wants the government and not the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to fund the proposed RM500 million Socso rehabilitation centre in Ipoh as announced in Budget 2020.

45,000 BSH recipients eligible for PSP do not have bank accounts

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21  -- About 45,000 of 2.9 million recipients of the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) who are eligible for fuel subsidy under the Petrol Subsidy Programme (PSP) do not have bank accounts through which they could obtain the aid.

Warriors Fund collection exceeds expectations - Mohamad Sabu

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21  -- The 2019 Warriors Fund Campaign (KTP) organised by the Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Affairs Department (JHEV) has managed to raise RM9.1 million in donations, far exceeding its initial target of RM6 million.

ASEAN reps converge in Sabah for ATRM programme

KINABATANGAN, Oct 21 – Twenty-five participants from Asean nations converged for the four-day Asean Tourism Human Resources Management and Development Network (ATRM) Programme for ecotourism here beginning today.

Suspect gives info on grenades, bullets at Penang apartment - Police

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 -- The discovery of two hand grenades and 689 bullets in a fire hydrant storage room at an apartment in Bukit Dumbar here yesterday was made following information received from a drug trafficker who is now in police custody.

Food Bank Siswa programme to include IPTS from next year

SHAH ALAM, Oct 21  -- The Food Bank Siswa programme will be expanded to include private institutions of higher learning (IPTS) from next year as there is strong demand following its success in helping students from lower income (B40) households at almost 20 public universities.

Perak launches TVET initiative to produce skilled workforce

IPOH, Oct 21 -- The Perak state government launched its Perak Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) Initiative today, to empower and produce a more skilled workforce in the face of increasingly competitive industry challenges.