My Sinchew/ Budget 2013

Pakatan's shadow budget a ploy to confuse people: Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak described the opposition shadow cabinet as a ploy to confuse the people for political gain.


BN MPs ready to expose weaknesses in Pakatan's budget

Barisan Nasional (BN) MPs today said they were ready to go to the ground to explain what has been described as fraud in the opposition's alternative budget.


Pakatan's shadow budget has negative impact: Muhyiddin

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today implementing the opposition pact's shadow budget would result in a negative impact on the country.


2013 Budget a preventive budget: Huazong

The Federation of Chinese Associations in Malaysia (Huazong) described the 2013 Budget presented by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak last month as a preventive budget.


Call to consider affordability in phone rebate scheme

The mechanism to be introduced by the government for the smartphone rebate for eligible youths should also take into consideration the affordability and interest of the target group, the Malaysian Mobile Phone Owners Association (Perbit) said today.


Budget adopts analogue approach: IDC

The 2013 Budget appears to have adopted an "analogue" approach towards achieving an innovative digital economy by 2020, although there are initiatives that will have a direct or indirect impact on the future of Malaysia's information technology (IT).


Enhance public transport as well, govt urged

Malaysians have clearly welcomed the government's initiatives in the 2013 Budget to fulfill their basic need for comfortable and affordable housing.


Additional RM2bn in Budget for green technology

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has applauded Budget 2013 that saw the allocation of an additional RM2 billion for the green technology industry to further boost the production and utilisation of green technology-based products.


Malaysian Bar welcomes additional allocation for NLAF

The Malaysian Bar today welcomed Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's announcement of an additional RM20 million allocation for The National Legal Aid Foundation (NLAF) under the 2013 Budget.


Budget allows younger generation to brace rising cost of living

Taking into consideration the challenges and obstacles faced by the younger generation today, especially in terms of the rising cost of living, the Budget 2013 has paved the way to provide for a more comfortable life for this group of people.