PETALING JAYA: There is no data to show that Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme participants were "security threats" as claimed by the Home Minister, says Hannah Yeoh.
The Segambut MP said that the Home Ministry had not justified its review of the MM2H scheme and that it should not penalise all MM2H participants over claims that some were involved in crime.
"Out of all your applicants, how many in the last five years have been involved with crime in Malaysia and any charges made, because these are not secrets and are known to all ministries.
"So, take action on those cases but don't generalise the entire programme," she was quoted as saying by Malay Mail in a joint press conference with Malaysia My Second Home Consultants Association (MM2HCA) andRead More »
ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Federal government has been urged to review the new criteria for the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme.
Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad said that he had brought the matter up to the attention of Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz during the latter's two-day visit here.
He said the MM2H was an important programme for Johor, especially due to its close proximity with Singapore.
"MM2H programme is one of Johor's strengths. The new criteria announced by the Federal government for MM2H has greatly affected the state.
"The programme is among matters that I have discussed with the Finance Minister during his two-day working visit here.
"We hope that the Federal Government would not onlyRead More »