Red tape delaying industries’ attempt to restart operations

Bernard Saw

A van transporting vegetables in Selayang, Kuala Lumpur during the MCO last week. Attempts to restart the economy have hit a snag with the government demanding firms test all their workers for Covid-19. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 20, 2020.

WHILE players welcome the government’s move to allow more industries to operate under the movement-control order, they fear that red tape is causing delays to resume work.

Among their major concerns are requirements that employers must test employees for Covid-19 before resuming operations.

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