Bernard Saw

Bernard is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 day ago

Maid agencies in limbo despite nod to recruit

Process to recruit new workers remains unclear, with their entry still subject to borders reopening, Home Ministry clearance.

Maid agencies in limbo despite nod to recruit

2 weeks ago

Depletion of EPF savings through i-Sinar points to bigger problems, analysts say

They say the government needs a better retirement safety net for Malaysians and wages need to be raised.

Depletion of EPF savings through i-Sinar points to bigger problems, analysts say

2 weeks ago

Online travel fair next month to boost domestic tourism

Businesses say packages on offer can be rescheduled if movement restrictions continue.

Online travel fair next month to boost domestic tourism

2 weeks ago

Utilise Covid-19 antigen tests for [email protected], say experts

They say it is faster and more cost-effective.

Utilise Covid-19 antigen tests for Safe@Work, say experts

3 weeks ago

Profit-centric grading system breaches people’s right to clean water, says group

Proposal to incentivise state governments to protect water resources will drain the poor, says Peka president.

Profit-centric grading system breaches people’s right to clean water, says group


1 month ago

Tourism sector welcomes partial easing of travel curbs as first step towards recovery

After a sluggish past year, the industry is full of new plans and raring to go. 

Tourism sector welcomes partial easing of travel curbs as first step towards recovery

1 month ago

Rush to buy gold jewellery causing shortage, goldsmiths say

Manufacturers limited by MCO restrictions currently unable to keep up with demand.

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Rush to buy gold jewellery causing shortage, goldsmiths say

1 month ago

Spas find no relief in re-opening due to worker shortage, say industry players

Most of them hire trained foreigners as many locals are not interested to learn the trade, they say.

Spas find no relief in re-opening due to worker shortage, say industry players

1 month ago

Bosses want staff to go back to office as curbs ease

Covid-19-mitigating measures should stay but illogical to maintain 30% rule.

Bosses want staff to go back to office as curbs ease

1 month ago

Help firms stay in survival mode in 2021, groups urge govt

Call to extend wage subsidies, provide more subsidies to meet growth target.

Help firms stay in survival mode in 2021, groups urge govt

1 month ago

With Covid-19 vaccine plan, economists look at recovery

Vaccination doesn’t mean relaxation of SOP, need to prevent virus from spreading.

With Covid-19 vaccine plan, economists look at recovery

1 month ago

Health experts call for planning, flexibility to prevent vaccine wastage

They recommend high-risk groups be considered for precedence aside from front-liners.

Health experts call for planning, flexibility to prevent vaccine wastage

2 months ago

Cheaper mandarins selling out this CNY

Modest consumer spending expected amid pandemic, weak economy.

Cheaper mandarins selling out this CNY

2 months ago

Malaysia lacks advantage, Covid-19 not sole factor for FDI drop, say economists

They say political instability is also another reason affecting investors' confidence.

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Malaysia lacks advantage, Covid-19 not sole factor for FDI drop, say economists

2 months ago

Experts predict MCO 2.0 to have less ruinous effect on economy

Nevertheless, prolonged movement curbs will affect business, they say.

Experts predict MCO 2.0 to have less ruinous effect on economy