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EPF declares 5.7% dividend for 2016, total payout RM37.08bil

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a 5.7 per cent dividend for 2016, with a total payout of RM37.08bil.

Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said the EPF is pleased it has been able to consistently exceed its two strategic investment targets of at least 2.5 per cent nominal dividend on a yearly basis and at least 2.0 per cent real dividend on a rolling three-year basis. 520 more words


Stories from the Public Interest Front Lines

It has been and continues to be a privilege to witness some of the most vulnerable moments of a person’s life, to stand with them, and try to help. 1,975 more words

Public Service

Employer Outreach Visit: PAWS Chicago

I just got back from a great employer outreach visit with Meg Damato, Grants Manager, at PAWS Chicago,  which operates two no-kill animal adoption centers and is a non-profit dedicated: 610 more words

Public Interest

Child abuse sentence and the catholic church.

Trigger warning – this post refers to clerical and other child rape. 

I got a call the other day from a producer at a nightly TV news program – they do news differently, wanting me to talk about the alarming number of catholic priests alleged to have committed sexual crimes against children. 769 more words

Public Interest

Are Malaysian houses a ‘death trap’ if a fire breaks out?

Cilisos New Jo-Lyn writes to share –

In the early hours of Monday (6 Feb), a fire broke out in a house in USJ, claiming the lives of ALL its occupants… 1,344 more words

Public Interest

Kelantan Health Dept investigates death of man from mystery virus

The Kelantan Health Department is investigating the death of a 59-year-old man on Sunday (February 5) after he was infected by a mysterious virus.

Its director Datuk Dr Ahmad Razin Ahmad Mahir said an investigation to identify the source of infection was being done with the Selangor Health Department as prior to this the victim had visited Kajang, Selangor. 354 more words


Book #16: The Nodes of Networks

MANACORDA Paola M (ed), I nodi delle reti. Infrastrutture, mercato e interesse pubblico, Passigli, 2010.

The quality of infrastructure networks (aqueducts, gas pipelines, power lines, roads, railways, ports, airports, telecommunication) is crucial for the competitiveness of enterprises, for their access to markets, for trade. 57 more words

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