Do not ask EPF contributors to touch their account!

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the government to review their proposal to allow Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors to withdraw their savings from EPF Account. We are reiterating our stand that account holders should not be allowed to withdraw their savings because the people would be withdrawing and spending their savings meant for …

Comments from Consumers Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia on the 2021 Budget

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) welcome the budget in general as overall it can be seen as a response to the challenges faced in the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn. Good that it was expressed as an expansionary and inclusive budget. We are glad …

Make public the Temporary Measures Bill

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) cautions the government about the formulating of the Temporary Measures Bill that prevents housing developers and homebuyers from suing one another as a result of the delay in completion consequential to Covid-19 pandemic. Although it is fair that the completion date be extended because of the interruption caused by …