Restaurants in Johor losing manpower to Singapore

Angie Tan

The reopening of the Malaysia-Singapore border on April 1 has seen Johor folk leaving in droves to the city-state in search of better-paying jobs. – EPA pic, May 4, 2022.

RESTAURANTS in Johor have lost 20% of their workforce to Singapore as Malaysians are lured to the republic by higher wages, industry experts said.

The Singapore dollar, which is trading at RM3.15, is attractive to many Johor folk who want to make a better living.

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