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April 24, 2018 7:59 AM EPF invests RM4.86b in small and medium-cap companies

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has invested a total of RM4.86 billion in small and medium capitalised stocks in Malaysia through both its internal and external fund managers. The equities portfolio remains the largest contributor to the retirement fund's income, which recorded an 8% increase from RM309.48 billion in 2016 to RM334.23 billion 29

April 17, 2018 3:15 PM Columbia Asia Group now owns 99.12% of Malaysia-based subsidiary

PETALING JAYA: Columbia Asia Group now owns 99.12% of subsidiary Columbia Asia Sdn Bhd (CASB) after it completed the purchase of the Employees Provident Fund’s 29.72% interest recently. Columbia Asia Group did not disclose the purchase price, noting that the “transaction between the two parties is under a mutual confidentiality”. “There is no change 51

February 28, 2018 4:16 PM EPF refutes Sarawak Report statements in blog, Facebook posting

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has strongly refuted the statements by Sarawak Report in its blog and Facebook posting today. In a statement today, EPF said, its has never had any dealings nor entered into any agreements of any sort with Limage Holdings SA, Limage Southwest Holdings, the individual known as Matrai nor any parties as stated 21

February 16, 2018 8:58 AM Only one percent of Malaysians believe in false news

KUALA LUMPUR: Only one percent of Malaysians believe in "false news" that is spread through social media. Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong (pix) added that such news would potentially scare away foreign investors. "News like the EPF is not stable and the spread of issues touching on the sensitivities of the different 20

February 13, 2018 10:46 AM Fire Dept: Report on EPF building fire to be ready within a week

Firemen trying to put out the fire at the EPF building at Jalan Gasing in Petaling Jaya February 13, 2018. — Picture by Mukhriz HazimKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — The Fire and Rescue Department is expected to have a full report ready in a week on the fire at the Employees Provident Fund building in Jalan Gasing here. Petaling Jaya Fire and Rescue Station chief 64

February 13, 2018 8:44 AM Illegal cladding caused fire at EPF building to spread rapidly

PETALING JAYA: The use of illegal polyethene cladding caused the fire at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) office on Jalan Gasing here to spread rapidly. Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) deputy Director-General (operations) Datuk Soiman Jahid, who ruled out foul play as the cause, said sparks from ongoing maintenance work at the building triggered the fire on the claddings 32

February 10, 2018 2:44 PM High EPF dividend due to good investment, management, says PM Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak attributes the high EPF dividend rate to good management and investment. — File picture by Hari AnggaraKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — The high dividend rate declared by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is a result of good management and investment, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today. “Alhamdulillah (Praise 12

December 21, 2017 5:23 AM EPF contribution to revert to 11pc starting January

EPF said the reduction of the statutory contribution rate for employees’ share to eight per cent, which started in March 2016, would end this month. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 — The statutory Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contribution rate by employees will revert to the original 11 per cent for members aged below 60 and 5.5 per cent for those 23

October 30, 2017 1:05 PM Govt still subsidising fuel prices, says Treasury sec-gen

Irwan Serigar Abdullah says this is in spite of the fuel price mechanism that was introduced a few years back. KUALA LUMPUR: Participants of a post-Budget dialogue were told today that the government was still subsidising the price of fuel although it was supposed to have been abolished in 2014. Treasury secretary-general Irwan Serigar Abdullah said the subsidies 32

October 27, 2017 6:25 AM New Deal Ideas: Moving beyond Najib’s Nothing-nomics

The New Deal Ideals is not an exhaustive list but the point is to avoid further economic insanity. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been in survival mode since the revelation in 2015 that he was personally connected to the 1MDB mega-scandal. Even before that, he has not been thinking about serious reforms to transform the Malaysian economy but merely muddling 54