Angie Tan

Angie Tan is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Wednesday, 13 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Uptick in travel scams as many seek cheap deals

Covid-weary holidaymakers report of being stranded with no accommodation after buying fake packages.

Uptick in travel scams as many seek cheap deals

Tuesday, 12 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Malaysia must find better ways to calculate inflation, say economists

They say the current rate may not be reflective of what public is facing.

Malaysia must find better ways to calculate inflation, say economists

Friday, 08 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Recycled cooking oil popular after subsidy cuts

Business owners weigh health risks of cheap substitute against staying afloat.

Recycled cooking oil popular after subsidy cuts

Saturday, 02 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Time to restructure subsidy programme, experts say

Financial expert says Malaysia should adopt Singapore model targeting low-income groups.

Time to restructure subsidy programme, experts say

Friday, 01 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Raising bankruptcy threshold won’t solve youth insolvency, say experts

Young people are going bankrupt despite govt aid introduced during the pandemic.

Raising bankruptcy threshold won’t solve youth insolvency, say experts


Thursday, 30 Jun 2022 08:00 PM

Poultry farmers hoping govt subsidies will continue

Industry says increase in ceiling price step in right direction but still not enough.

Poultry farmers hoping govt subsidies will continue

Sunday, 26 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Homeless folk tell their tales

Some stay on the streets to pass time, others say they can’t afford rent.

Homeless folk tell their tales

Sunday, 26 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Homelessness in Kuala Lumpur rising despite reopened economy

MP’s office reports surge in middle-aged unemployed people living on the streets.

Homelessness in Kuala Lumpur rising despite reopened economy

Saturday, 25 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Chip shortage fuelling demand for used cars, say industry experts

Second-hand vehicle dealers however have another struggle; they don’t have enough units to sell.

Chip shortage fuelling demand for used cars, say industry experts

Friday, 24 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Malacca shop offers RM1 breakfast despite inflation

Owner relies on small-profit-but-high-turnover principle to cover overheads.

Malacca shop offers RM1 breakfast despite inflation

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Singaporeans helping to drive Penang tourism recovery, says sector

Tourists from Indonesia and Thailand are also coming back.

Singaporeans helping to drive Penang tourism recovery, says sector

Friday, 17 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Experts fear another Covid spike as vaccine efficacy wanes

Doctors say government needs to weigh up options, consider at-risk groups for 4th jab.

Experts fear another Covid spike as vaccine efficacy wanes

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Kindergartens mull raising fees to supplement teachers’ salaries

Some preschools hiking admission prices to be able to afford paying minimum wage.

Kindergartens mull raising fees to supplement teachers’ salaries

Monday, 13 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Mental stress still prevalent after transition to Covid endemic phase, say experts

Both children and adults still face pressure in school, at work.

Mental stress still prevalent after transition to Covid endemic phase, say experts

Sunday, 12 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

No need for menstrual leave, say employers

They say there are already too many public holidays.

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No need for menstrual leave, say employers