We won’t survive if loan moratorium not extended, say hawkers, traders

Ravin Palanisamy Zaim Ibrahim Sheridan Mahavera

Nurahdafashihah Salim sells pau, sausages and curry puffs in Petaling Jaya but she and her husband are finding it tough because of the current economy. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 24, 2020.

LIKE many roadside hawkers, Nurahdafashihah Salim lost all of her income when most of the economy was shut down during the eight-week movement-control (MCO) from March to May.

Now, the 28-year-old is making only 70% of what she used to make from selling pau, sausages and curry puffs before the MCO began to beat the Covid-19 pandemic.

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