The status of Public Service Department scholarships has changed three times within a month, from one minister saying there were insufficient funds, to another saying it would not be a problem to source for additional funding. So what’s the real deal with JPA scholarships?
Public Service Department
Improving teacher-pupil ratio
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Feb 2009: The government is actively working to improve the education delivery system by having one teacher for every 20 pupils, Public Service Director-General Tan Sri Ismail Adam said today. He told Bernama that the new ratio would require more teachers to be recruited and trained. At present, the ratio is one […]
50,000 civil servants in get-rich-quick schemesBernama report
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 Jan 2009: The “get-rich-quick” schemes are causing a negative impact on the civil service as more than 50,000 government employees are believed to be actively involved in promoting it. Most worrying is that many senior officers and heads of departments are encouraging their subordinates to participate in such schemes. Cuepacs secretary-general Ahmad […]
New civil servants to get less leave
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Dec 2008: Come 1 Jan, annual leave entitlement for new civil servants, with the exception of police, army, maritime enforcement and education officers, will be reduced by five days. Currently, civil servants are entitled to 30 days in annual leave. However, as a legal requirement, all serving civil servants would be given […]