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Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 week ago

Higher wages no guarantee locals will take on 3D jobs

Construction and agriculture still rely on foreigners because few Malaysians want to work in challenging conditions, say employers.

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Higher wages no guarantee locals will take on 3D jobs

1 week ago

No bliss for Chinese restaurants without wedding banquets

Despite easing restrictions, owners worry as cautious public adopts wait-and-see approach.

No bliss for Chinese restaurants without wedding banquets

1 week ago

Saying ‘I do’ in the new normal

More weddings will be outdoors, have fewer than 100 guests, say event planners. 

Saying ‘I do’ in the new normal

2 weeks ago

Cameron Highlands farmers upset over new land lease policy

Pahang increases annual rent nearly 4-fold, lease holders can’t pass farm to next generation.

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Cameron Highlands farmers upset over new land lease policy

2 weeks ago

Durian orchards only on state land, insist growers

Planters accused of grabbing Orang Asli land to plant king of fruits for export market.

Durian orchards only on state land, insist growers


2 weeks ago

Performing arts can’t find way to abide by new SOP

New ticketing rules to ensure social distancing make it impossible to stage dances, cover production cost.

Performing arts can’t find way to abide by new SOP

2 weeks ago

Wholesalers laud DBKL ban on illegals at market

Undocumented foreigners have been squeezing out local, licensed traders for more than a decade in Selayang.

Wholesalers laud DBKL ban on illegals at market

3 weeks ago

Covid-19 might see end of tuition centres

Parents adopt wait-and-see approach before sending children back for classes, say operators.

Covid-19 might see end of tuition centres

3 weeks ago

Airbnb hosts turn to leasing to stem losses

MCO, closure of borders because of coronavirus force players to adapt to changed environment.

Airbnb hosts turn to leasing to stem losses

3 weeks ago

Blind masseurs not spared in coronavirus fallout

Zero income as massage centres still not allowed to reopen under recovery MCO.

Blind masseurs not spared in coronavirus fallout

1 month ago

Johor, Sabah pubs, karaoke joints seek govt nod to reopen

Already without income for 3 months, they won’t survive if closure directive continues till end of RMCO.

Johor, Sabah pubs, karaoke joints seek govt nod to reopen

1 month ago

About 1,000 Chinese restaurants closed since March

Operators counting on recovery MCO to salvage business as Covid-19 shows no signs of abating.

About 1,000 Chinese restaurants closed since March

1 month ago

Small grocers make big gains during MCO

Neighbourhood shops report sales up by 50%-60% as people avoid new-normal hassles at large supermarkets.

Small grocers make big gains during MCO

1 month ago

5 Kajang market workers positive for Covid-19

Municipal council is preparing guidelines for vendors to resume business.

5 Kajang market workers positive for Covid-19

1 month ago

Drive-through vaccination service hit with public

Parents and their children don’t need to leave their cars for immunisation shots.

Drive-through vaccination service hit with public