• Issues  |  APRIL 24, 2015 8:00 AM

    EPF may change tack, but is it a wise move?

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak announced that the full withdrawal age for the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) members will remain at 55, This is what the public had said it wanted prior to the online consultation carried out by EPF beginning April 21. Yet experts believe that the majority of the Malaysian public is not prepared for retirement. Has the PM jumped the gun at the expense of the rakyat?

  • Issues & TigerTalk  |  APRIL 23, 2015 10:00 AM

    Should EPF take over KWAP?

    Some curious changes are afoot at pensioners’ fund KWAP, especially with the proposed bill to remove Bank Negara from its investment panel and secrecy clauses. The question is, why now? And is there not a better solution?

  • Featured and Exclusive & Issues  |  APRIL 23, 2015 8:00 AM

    Why EPF wants to raise the withdrawal age

    The EPF has initiated a public consultation via its website on increasing the full withdrawal age limit from 55 to 60. It has the numbers to support that many members do not have enough saved for retirement. However members of the public have argued that they want to be able to decide what to do with their retirement savings. KINIBIZ explores the matter.

  • Issues  |  APRIL 22, 2015 8:00 AM

    KWAP bill: Improving transparency or secrecy?

    The controversial amendments to the Retirement Fund Act, apart from removing Bank Negara from KWAP’s investment panel, also contains a clause of secrecy. Will these changes compromise transparency in the RM112 billion pension fund?

  • Issues  |  APRIL 21, 2015 8:00 AM

    Should Bank Negara remove itself from KWAP?

    A proposed amendment to the Retirement Fund Act 2007 is causing a stir, not least because it seeks to remove Bank Negara’s involvement in the RM112 billion pension fund KWAP.