"isejahtera.penang.gov.my launched" today by Penang chief minister, Lim Guan Eng and EXCO Health and Welfare, Phee Boon Poh. The new website will be operational March 1, 2010. Senior citizens can check the status of their application for Program Penghargaan Warga Emas. Penang senior citizen over the age of 60 will be given RM 100 as a token of appreciation from the state government.
Phee urged all senior citizens to register into this program immediately as the closing date March 8 (5:00pm), 2010 is drawing near.
Phee added that there has been a lot of attempts to sabotage this program by the opposition. And one of them is a rumour that those who registered under this program are automatically a DAP member, said Phee.
Video by Jimmy Leow beng Hock, Citizen journalist