Tunku Alizakri warns that increasing the percentage of EPF contributions could have severe implications.
Lim Guan Eng calls the rate extraordinary since it surpassed most analysts' predictions.
The total payout for 2018 amounts to RM47.31 billion.
Dominic Lau says its 'flip-flop' policies have led to a downturn in the stock market.
'EPF follows a strict framework in all of its investments,' the country’s largest pension fund says in a statement.
Nurini Kassim will take up the position on Jan 1, according to communications minister.
UPDATED 6.44PM | Gov't will also end blanket electricity subsidy and will instead double it for the poor.
i-Suri scheme was aimed at ensuring the well-being of women, especially housewives, says DPM.
Participants will receive a government incentive of RM40 per month.
PARLIAMENT | The finance minister explains that the fund still recorded profits overall when compared to the original shares purchase price or book value.
UPDATED 12.08PM | Contributions from husbands will only begin in 2020.
PARLIAMENT | The DPM says second and third wives are the responsibilities of the husbands.
UPDATED 4:47pm | Successful debt restructuring has never been about repaying the debt, he says.
LETTER | If 24 percent deducted from an employee doesn’t last five years after retirement, how long will two percent last a housewife?
Wan Azizah assures that the Harapan manifesto promise will be implemented.
Wan Azizah says the 2 pct contribution would be taken from husbands' existing 11 pct EPF allocations.
DPM proposes EPF contribution for a housewife to comprise 2pct of husband’s salary and RM50 from gov't.
CEO says it is heartening that Harapan's manifesto supports EPF’s vision of a better future for its members.
1MDB has been paying dividends at 5.75 pct per annum on the RM200m worth of bonds subscribed by EPF in 2009, says MOF.
The fund refutes allegations on the transfer of large funds and bonds out of its reserves.
The whistle-blower website had alleged that deals had been made with a known fraudster.
PJ City Council considering making developers submit a more detailed list of fire-rated materials.
UPDATED 7.44PM | Fire started because contractors using flame guns weren’t aware of polyfoam cladding.
EPF confirms no systems damage and no data lost due to fire, which started just before noon.
She says situation became chaotic when employees rushed to move their vehicles.
EPF assures that the morning blaze at its PJ office has not affected records of members' savings.
UPDATED 2PM | More than 40 firefighters were deployed to battle the fire at the landmark building.