Ministry: Sarawak employers exempt from new levy law

By Free Malaysia Today - on 05-01-2017
It is believed that the new rule could not apply in the state due to Sarawak's autonomy in immigration issues, including in the issuance of work passes. Like in the peninsula, the announcement was initially not received well by employers in Sarawak ...

Bizarre issue of fresh grad salaries

By New Straits Times Online - on 27-12-2016
I am Zahra and I love Malaysia,” she griped. Housing will always be a point of contention among young graduates entering the job market. This is ironic since the Khazanah Research Institute report on “The State of Households” last year stated that the ...

Use wisely EPF contributions

By Malaysia Outlook (press release) (registration) - on 07-12-2016
Universiti Utara Malaysia's Economic & Financial Policy Research Institute director Jamal Ali said when they obtained a lot of money, the tendency to spend more was high, including the desire to buy expensive items and make investments which did not ...

EPF looking at diversification

By New Straits Times Online - on 30-09-2016
HONG KONG: Malaysia's largest pension fund is looking to diversify its investment portfolios in a bid to boost returns, according to chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan. The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) planned to invest more in ...

10000-15000 grads in Sarawak still unemployed, observes Len

By The Borneo Post - on 28-08-2016
SIBU: There are currently between 10,000 and 15,000 graduates in the state who have yet to secure employment. “Frankly speaking, we do not have any unemployment here (in Sarawak), but some of these graduates are choosy in the type of job that they ...

Over 300 offered employment at state-level career carnival in Sibu

By The Borneo Post - on 21-08-2016
SIBU: More than 5,300 people turned up at the 3P (Employment Placement Programme) programme here, which proved to be a viable platform for job-seekers to secure employment. The programme, run in conjunction with the state-level National Career Day  ...
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