Bernard Saw

Bernard is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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2 days ago

For SMEs, no bonus, no hirings the way to survive 2021

Business groups say companies need to maintain cash flow or they will risk closure.

For SMEs, no bonus, no hirings the way to survive 2021

4 days ago

Umno using Budget 2021 vote to pressure Muhyiddin, say analysts

BN lynchpin party wants GE15, using ‘unreasonable demands’ to meet goal.

Umno using Budget 2021 vote to pressure Muhyiddin, say analysts

1 week ago

Bosses seek clarity over latest workers’ legalisation scheme

Scheme starting on Monday open to 4 sectors but employers’ reps complain about scant details.

4 weeks ago

We should export our way out of pandemic, suggest economists

Mega-projects too reliant on foreign workers, hard to feel multiplier effects.

We should export our way out of pandemic, suggest economists

1 month ago

Seafood, veggie suppliers learn to spot glut amid CMCO

Wholesalers say consumers will inevitably buy less after initial hoarding while businesses also adjust demand.

Seafood, veggie suppliers learn to spot glut amid CMCO


1 month ago

Year-end economic forecast to worsen with Covid-19 resurgence

Economists say some sectors' recovery were already slowing down before the latest CMCO was enforced.

Year-end economic forecast to worsen with Covid-19 resurgence

1 month ago

New wave of Covid-19 cases hits Kedah businesses

Consumer confidence takes a dent after jail cluster leads to EMCO.

New wave of Covid-19 cases hits Kedah businesses

1 month ago

Anwar in power won’t impact on economy, say analysts

GDP performance depends on speed of transition, while Covid-19 policies already in place.

Anwar in power won’t impact on economy, say analysts

1 month ago

50% of morning markets, pasar malam still closed

Traders say business gradually recovering but recent Covid-19 spike driving many customers away.

50% of morning markets, pasar malam still closed

1 month ago

No 2nd round of MCO, pleads tourism and retail players

Most businesses are still struggling to recover from first MCO between March-June.

No 2nd round of MCO, pleads tourism and retail players

2 months ago

Stronger economic growth expected in H2

Expansion to be fuelled by private consumption based on developments in the coronavirus situation.

Stronger economic growth expected in H2

2 months ago

Good to bring back GST, but not now, say economists

Tax scheme should only be reintroduced once the Covid-19-hit economy is more stable.

Good to bring back GST, but not now, say economists

2 months ago

Cities can’t recover as long as borders closed

Without Singaporeans, Johor Baru businesses worst hit with RMCO in place until year-end.

Cities can’t recover as long as borders closed

2 months ago

Construction sector stuck with labour shortage

Locals not interested in 3D jobs, industry urges Putrajaya to lift freeze on hiring foreign workers.

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Construction sector stuck with labour shortage

2 months ago

Packed malls still glum news for retailers

Lower purchasing power, end of loan moratorium weigh heavily on shoppers, say groups.