Khoo Gek San


13 hours ago

Online sales save wet-market traders during MCO

Younger consumers willing to use apps to buy vegetables, meat, a lifeline for many businesses hit by coronavirus pandemic.

Online sales save wet-market traders during MCO

1 week ago

15% of hotels to close for good

Low occupancy will continue to plague industry for rest of the year or until Covid-19 vaccine found.

15% of hotels to close for good

1 week ago

200 expats stuck abroad want to return

Malaysia My Second Home visa holders barred from entering country during MCO.

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200 expats stuck abroad want to return

1 week ago

MPs get Covid-19 tests ahead of Monday meeting

2-day drive-thru ends tomorrow while Sabah, Sarawak lawmakers have to fly in for screening.

MPs get Covid-19 tests ahead of Monday meeting

2 weeks ago

Flower growers turn to vegetables for more earning power

Business not blooming for floriculturists under MCO

Flower growers turn to vegetables for more earning power


2 weeks ago

Trade reps appeal to states to relax MCO

Sarawak, Sabah, Pahang, Penang yet to allow businesses to resume operations despite Putrajaya’s CMCO.

Trade reps appeal to states to relax MCO

2 weeks ago

Nothing but grim news for Selayang wholesalers

Plunging demand for seafood and vegetables, labour shortages among woes as Malaysia eases MCO.
 

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Nothing but grim news for Selayang wholesalers

3 weeks ago

Trim fat, rethink, reorganise to survive, businesses told

Industry leaders say businesses have to adapt to the new normal or be edged out by those who can roll with the punches.

Trim fat, rethink, reorganise to survive, businesses told

3 weeks ago

2 months for Selayang wholesale market to return to normal

Only half the traders are back in business due to acute labour shortage, infection fears. 

2 months for Selayang wholesale market to return to normal

3 weeks ago

Malaysia marks grimmest Labour Day in history

Employees, employers alike brace for ominous future, mass unemployment.

Malaysia marks grimmest Labour Day in history

3 weeks ago

Warning of shortage of local veggies soon

Cameron Highlands farmers cut back planting after EMCO at Selayang – important distribution hub for Klang Valley

Warning of shortage of local veggies soon

4 weeks ago

Mobile phone shops slip through wage-subsidy cracks

Many owners don’t qualify for Prihatin, stuck with ‘outdated’ inventories and warn they have to close for good.

Mobile phone shops slip through wage-subsidy cracks

4 weeks ago

Developers seek Covid-19 law to avoid suits linked to delays

Calls for ‘force majeure’ clause as MCO, pandemic making it ‘impossible’ to fulfil construction deadlines.

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Developers seek Covid-19 law to avoid suits linked to delays

1 month ago

Selayang traders scrambling to distribute veggies after shutdown

Market, surrounding areas under EMCO with warnings of fresh produce shortage in Klang Valley.

Selayang traders scrambling to distribute veggies after shutdown

1 month ago

Delivery firms seek subsidy for riders’ Covid-19 tests

Call to subsidise or introduce flat rate for screenings which can only take place in private hospitals.

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Delivery firms seek subsidy for riders’ Covid-19 tests