EPF Withdrawal: Is This the Right Course of Action?
20th September 2021
Numerous assistance programmes and policies that have been introduced since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic to lessen the burden on the rakyat. However, one of the more controversial ones, especially at its introduction were those allowing people to withdraw funds from their EPF savings. Under the i-Sinar program, it was announced that EPF contributors with savings below RM100,000 could withdraw up to RM10,000 from Account 1 savings, while those with savings above RM100,000 are allowed to withdraw up to 10 per cent of their Account 1 savings, capped at RM 60,000.
Baseline Study on Sago Production and Its Downstream Activities in Betong and Mukah Divisions
The main aim of the study is to compile and create baseline data on sago production activities (including both upstream and downstream activities where available) in the Mukah and Betong Divisions. Mukah and recently Betong, are recognized as the main sago production divisions in Sarawak. Among the specific objectives of the study are to determine the domestic production of sago starch, domestic consumption of sago starch, and the domestic market for sago starch as well as its processed end-products.
21st – 23rd September 2021