Bernard Saw

Bernard is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 week 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 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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


3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago

Packed malls still glum news for retailers

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

Packed malls still glum news for retailers

1 month ago

SMEs’ survival key to economic recovery, say industry groups

ACCCIM poll finds nearly 37% of the companies has enough money to sustain themselves for only 3 months. 

SMEs’ survival key to economic recovery, say industry groups

1 month ago

Perikatan-Pakatan truce only looks good on paper, say analysts

Opposition lacks bargaining chip as ruling coalition has the majority, albeit a razor-thin one. 

Perikatan-Pakatan truce only looks good on paper, say analysts

2 months ago

Jobs, not politics, on everyone’s minds, says Tian Chua

PKR politician offers Malaysians fearful about state of economy digital platform to find temp work.

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Jobs, not politics, on everyone’s minds, says Tian Chua

2 months ago

Muhyiddin has upper hand in power struggle with Umno, say analysts

His ambitious allies may hold the seats but the prime minister could have an ace up his sleeve.

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Muhyiddin has upper hand in power struggle with Umno, say analysts