Bernard Saw

Bernard is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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4 days ago

Wage subsidy scheme appeases workers but not bosses 

Employers' groups say RM600 per month for each worker is not enough to prevent lay-offs.

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Wage subsidy scheme appeases workers but not bosses 

5 days ago

Logistics hurdle for food suppliers under MCO

One issue is lack of coordination between ministries and those enforcing govt directive on the ground.

Logistics hurdle for food suppliers under MCO

6 days ago

600% hike in raw material prices hinders mask production

Manufacturers still churning out protective gear, but will stop once materials run out.

600% hike in raw material prices hinders mask production

1 week ago

Employers must pay workers during shutdown, say lawyers

Hires earning RM2,000 and below are protected by labour laws.

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Employers must pay workers during shutdown, say lawyers

2 weeks ago

Tanking oil price, Covid-19 pile pressure on Putrajaya

Limited options to raise revenue as increasing taxes difficult when economy’s soft while borrowings will blow national budget.

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Tanking oil price, Covid-19 pile pressure on Putrajaya


2 weeks ago

New cabinet line-up to cost up to 30% more

Bigger pool of ministers, deputies to cost RM7.6 million a year more compared with Pakatan.

New cabinet line-up to cost up to 30% more

3 weeks ago

Mask shortage worsened by export ban

3-ply, N95 masks now cost up to 40 times more following Covid-19 outbreak.

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Mask shortage worsened by export ban

3 weeks ago

My loyalty is with PKR, says Selangor MB

Amirudin Shari says he has chosen to remain in the party after last week's upheaval and he has not been sacked either.

My loyalty is with PKR, says Selangor MB

8 months ago

Green groups blame years of neglect for Pasir Gudang pollution

Call on government to come down hard on officials who have been negligent in their duties.

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Green groups blame years of neglect for Pasir Gudang pollution

8 months ago

Call to shift mindset, not factories, to solve Pasir Gudang pollution

Moving will just transfer one problem to another area, say green groups .

Call to shift mindset, not factories, to solve Pasir Gudang pollution

8 months ago

Pakatan lawmakers pan Najib for ‘BN was lenient’ remark

Govt could not have had a hand in court's decision to reject his bid to delay SRC International trial, they say.

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Pakatan lawmakers pan Najib for ‘BN was lenient’ remark

9 months ago

Not a good time to acquire highways, economists say

Takeover of four roads to avert toll hikes will only benefit users of these roads, they say.

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Not a good time to acquire highways, economists say

9 months ago

Legally binding for MPs to declare assets if motion passed, says minister

Those who fail to comply may face sanction by Dewan Rakyat speaker.

Legally binding for MPs to declare assets if motion passed, says minister

9 months ago

Don’t raise minimum wage until productivity rises, say employers

They also say it is too early to increase the minimum wage to RM1,500 due to the bad economic outlook,

Don’t raise minimum wage until productivity rises, say employers

9 months ago

MCA set to lose Mei Fun as secretary-general

First woman to hold the post pursuing her PhD, say party leaders ‘aware’ of her plans.

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MCA set to lose Mei Fun as secretary-general