Angie Tan

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 week ago

Daily-wage earners hope for swift financial relief

They want one-off aid, subsidies, deferment of rent in stimulus package to be announced March 30.

Daily-wage earners hope for swift financial relief

1 week ago

Demand for eggs, bread rises in time of shutdown

Producers are in a jam because drivers are afraid to go to work.

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Demand for eggs, bread rises in time of shutdown

1 week ago

Stop hoarding rice, wholesalers urge panic-stricken public

Sufficient supply in country as possibility of movement-control order being extended looms.

Stop hoarding rice, wholesalers urge panic-stricken public

1 week ago

90% bookings at Chinese restaurants cancelled

Covid-19 forces postponement of wedding receptions, dinners.

90% bookings at Chinese restaurants cancelled

2 weeks ago

Eateries hope new govt will ease smoking ban

Designated areas where patrons can puff away should be allowed, say industry players.

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Eateries hope new govt will ease smoking ban


2 weeks ago

Not enough Chinese voices in cabinet

Concerns that Perikatan Nasional might sideline community’s interests – business, education.

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Not enough Chinese voices in cabinet

4 weeks ago

No non-Muslim voice in new govt, say analysts

Experts believe Perikatan Nasional alliance may shift national agenda towards Islamisation.

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No non-Muslim voice in new govt, say analysts

1 month ago

Chinese restaurant boom after Covid-19 threat over

Investors note Malaysian appetite for regional Chinese cuisine while red tape minimal.

Chinese restaurant boom after Covid-19 threat over

1 month ago

Political turmoil hits investor confidence the most

Economists say short-term losses minimal if the situation resolved before the week ends but foreign investors likely to grow wary.

Political turmoil hits investor confidence the most

1 month ago

Chinese restaurants ‘victim’ of Covid-19

Association reports nearly 1,000 outlets catering to about 40,000 to 50,000 mainland Chinese visitors some suffering losses of up to 80%.

Chinese restaurants ‘victim’ of Covid-19

1 month ago

Move to ban Chinese cruise ships adds to woes

Tour operators warn of ‘considerable’ losses as Covid-19 outbreak takes toll on tourism arrival.

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Move to ban Chinese cruise ships adds to woes

1 month ago

Economists suggest reliefs, EPF cuts for stimulus package

Govt to unveil details on February 27 as Covid-19 takes toll on tourism industry, E&E sector and lower-income households.

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Economists suggest reliefs, EPF cuts for stimulus package

1 month ago

China-backed construction projects stalled over Covid-19 fears

Despite workforce stranded in China, local players say impact minimal as sector not reliant on Chinese labour.

China-backed construction projects stalled over Covid-19 fears

1 month ago

Tourism industry hit by 5,000 cancellations over virus fears

Associations urge govt to halt collection of tourism taxes, order banks to expedite travel operators’ loans.

Tourism industry hit by 5,000 cancellations over virus fears

1 month ago

Asian economies will be hit hard if outbreak exceeds 3 months

For Malaysia, reduction in Chinese visitors due to suspension of visas will impact tourism, catering, retail sectors.

Asian economies will be hit hard if outbreak exceeds 3 months