Angie Tan

Angie Tan is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 week ago

Mooncake sales dive during pandemic

Seasonal delicacy not a priority for consumers tightening belts, businesses relying on SIngaporeans also suffer from border closure.

Mooncake sales dive during pandemic

1 week ago

Traditional Chinese medicine no longer preying on wildlife

Industry players say growing awareness about endangered wildlife trade, fear of losing licences.

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Traditional Chinese medicine no longer preying on wildlife

2 weeks ago

Couples ‘discover’ Malaysia for wedding shoots

Overseas travel curb helps keep KL studios afloat during MCO, pandemic. 

Couples ‘discover’ Malaysia for wedding shoots

2 weeks ago

Charities deal with extortionists, fraudsters during MCO

‘Volunteers’ preying on homes’ desperation, promise to split donations 70-30.

Charities deal with extortionists, fraudsters during MCO

4 weeks ago

Johor Baru businesses ‘dying’ after travel ban

Trade groups warn that many can’t survive MCO as 50% of revenue come from Singaporeans or Malaysians living in city state.

Johor Baru businesses ‘dying’ after travel ban


1 month ago

Leery parents keep children away from Kedah kindergartens

Covid-19 cases rise following Sivagangga cluster with 3 areas now under EMCO.

Leery parents keep children away from Kedah kindergartens

1 month ago

Dropouts make a living driving drunks home

Scrappy 20-year-old spots opportunity after govt announced stiffer punishments for drink driving.

Dropouts make a living driving drunks home

1 month ago

Pubs, bars turn into eateries to keep afloat

Unclear when entertainment outlets allowed to operate, so proprietors adapt businesses to serve food.

Pubs, bars turn into eateries to keep afloat

1 month ago

Club, pub owners decline to force breathalyser on patrons

They prefer to call a cab for the intoxicated to get home safely.  

Club, pub owners decline to force breathalyser on patrons

1 month ago

Unite on Chinese issues, Hua Zong urges politicians 

Perikatan Nasional driven by Malay-Muslim agenda but influential Chinese grouping says parties can speak up on education, economy.

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Unite on Chinese issues, Hua Zong urges politicians 

1 month ago

Still hope Perikatan will recognise UEC, says Chinese group

Concerted effort by all to resolve issue as Malay nationalists still opposed to cert.

Still hope Perikatan will recognise UEC, says Chinese group

1 month ago

Illegals using locals to apply for trading permits

Foreigners who lost jobs at KL wholesale market pay proxies up to RM4,000 to secure licences.

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Illegals using locals to apply for trading permits

1 month ago

Locals now taking up wet-market jobs

Traders say many aged between 40-45 keen to work with wholesalers as economy sours.

Locals now taking up wet-market jobs

1 month ago

Report on UEC recognition ongoing, says task force chief

Eddin Khoo says work temporarily halted due to the MCO.

Report on UEC recognition ongoing, says task force chief

1 month ago

Pua hopeful Pakatan can work with Dr Mahathir’s new party

If we unite against common enemy, victory at the polls will be more likely, says DAP leader.

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Pua hopeful Pakatan can work with Dr Mahathir’s new party