In fact, there should be more civil servants to cater to the growing population, says its president.
UPDATED 10.46AM | Doing so would be in the country's best interests, the prime minister tells civil servants.
State director says they are being investigated under the MACC Act over corruption.
The RM500 payout to permanent and contract staff will assist parents in preparing for the opening of the schooling year, says finance minister.
PARLIAMENT | Deputy minister tells senate that the exercise will not affect the 824,235 existing pensioners.
It is worthwhile to say 'no', PM tells civil servants.
According to finance minister, this is the first time the bonus will not be carried forward to the following year.
The bonus payment will be made in December.
The one-day unrecorded leave entitlement is effective this year.
UPDATED 1:41PM | PARLIAMENT | The finance minister claims the PAS-ruled state had not paid civil servants' salaries.
ADUN SPEAKS | While politicians have been changed, we have not completed the transformation of the gov't.
Ismail Bakar also tells them not to be lullabied by dreams of the past.
UPDATED 2.45PM | PM tells civil servants that serving the gov't does not mean doing things which are wrong.
UPDATED 7.20PM | Tommy Thomas says the problem stems from civil servants having served under BN for too long.
One will lose out when malpractice is used to stay in power, warns the prime minister.
Prior to GE14, the club openly urged retired civil servants to support BN.
UPDATED 4.05PM | English competency crucial as they deal with foreigners, says PM.
All gov't servants must be prohibited to even register as a member of any political party, says Zaki Azmi.
LETTER | Let them exercise their right to agree to disagree with the government.
He is concerned the new gov't will use the excuse of high debts to lay off more civil servants.
Directives also include termination of previous political apointees and an end to direct contract negotiations.
'We have not gotten any orders (from the PM),' says DG Zainal Rahim Seman.
The Bersatu leader says Mahathir assured those who 'preserve the nation's interest' will be protected.
GE14 | He says it was the responsibility of the civil servants to abide by this procedure.
He says some too easily take for granted how the gov't has alleviated the rakyat's woes.
'This is what DAP really is, and it is Harapan's backbone so you must be careful,' he says.
YOURSAY | ‘What you receive today will have to be repaid by you in the years to come.’
UPDATED 1.10PM | Be loyal and defend the government, the prime minister calls upon civil servants.
UPDATED 12.53PM | Najib also announces bonus 1pct raise for pensioners, including '93-year-old' man.