A total of 170,000 appeals were received from May 11 to 31. All of them would be reviewed manually and the outcome will be announced in mid-June and payments will be made at the end of June.
On the other hand, there are four million applications for the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) i-Lestari program that had been approved up to May 31, which involves withdrawals of RM1.9 billion per month. The total reduction in EPF contribution for employees from 11% to 7% is estimated to be RM895 million in May.
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"Up to May 31, the government had seen more employees opting to maintain their contributions at 11 percent, accounting for 1.7 million or 23 percent of EPF contributors compared with 1.5 million previously (as of May 17)."
News source: New Straits Times