Takiyuddin off the hook for emergency ordinances controversy
Speaker says motion against former law minister expired without decision.
Use emergency powers to make banks extend loan moratorium, says Guan Eng
DAP leader says to include M40 as they too suffer losses, may slip into B40 group.
Malaysians want loan moratorium extension
Many struggling to make ends meet, saying deferring loans could be a lifeline.
Opposition MPs call for 6-month loan repayment moratorium
This will ease anxiety, improve cashflow, they say.
Automatic loan moratorium for B40, small businesses
Application process is simplified for M40 group.
98% of 650,000 targeted moratorium applications approved
Most requests from recently unemployed and struggling businesses, Dewan told.
African Union condemns Ethiopia violence after ‘massacre’
Moussa Faki Mahamat warns politicians to engage in dialogue, end disputes.
Targeted moratorium not realistic, says NUBE
Many do not qualify, will likely to default unless govt has a change of heart, explains bank employees' union.
RM78 billion loan repayments deferred under moratorium as of August 21
Borrowers who need more time to pay may call the banks now, says Tengku Zafrul.
Targeted moratorium helps borrowers avoid legal action, says deputy minister
Abdul Rahim Bakri says banks have necessary buffers in place to support move.
Targeted moratorium doesn’t go far enough, says Anwar
He says this move doesn’t benefit those in informal sectors and self-employed.
Banks could be stumbling block to moratorium extension
Unions, consumer groups say stringent application rules will likely lead to deserving families being denied help.