Bernard Saw

Bernard is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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3 months ago

Parents, teachers grapple with online classes

Children treat MCO period as ‘holiday’, while some households lack digital devices as e-learning becomes new norm.

Parents, teachers grapple with online classes

3 months ago

Problems aplenty as teachers shift to online learning

Slow internet, forgotten passwords, ‘missing’ educators among headaches.

Problems aplenty as teachers shift to online learning

3 months ago

85% lorry group members out of work during MCO

Though deemed an essential service, goods-transport sector severely affected by order for most businesses to halt operations.

85% lorry group members out of work during MCO

3 months ago

SME players welcome RM10 billion aid but warn against MCO extension

Package shows govt understands the hardships businesses face in coming months, associations say.

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SME players welcome RM10 billion aid but warn against MCO extension

4 months 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 


4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

5 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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