400 virus cases, 8 deaths leave market traders on knife edge
Owners feel ring-fenced with authorities imposing strict virus protocols not applicable to shops, supermarkets.
KL wholesale market closing for 3rd time, 170 Covid-19 cases reported
Outbreak in seafood section after cases began spiking from end of April.
Covid-19 test rule at Selayang market drives customers away
Traders say business down by 50% as a consequence, eyeing CNY recovery.
Seafood sales plummet, veg traders remain closed at Selayang market
Businesses keep close eye on Covid-19 screening results before considering whether to reopen.
KL wholesale market reports 90 Covid-19 cases in new outbreak
Mass screening of owners, workers as numbers of infected double overnight.
Foreigners back at trading illegally in KL wholesale market
At least 100 of them operating out of shoplots, going around with trolleys to sell their goods, local traders claim.
2 months for Selayang wholesale market to return to normal
Only half the traders are back in business due to acute labour shortage, infection fears.
KL wholesale traders plead for vaccines to avert market shutdown
Groups urge government to speed up vaccination programme.
KL wholesale market to close from tomorrow after Covid-19 spike
No business activity until opening on May 17, says mayor.
Covid-19 forces KL wholesale market to shut down
More than a 100 cases so far among the 2,000 vendors and workers screened, but 1,000 of them are awaiting results.
Selayang vendors prepare ‘Plan B’ if wholesale market shut
More than 90 vendors, workers – mainly fishmongers – test positive for Covid-19 over weekend.
Illegals using locals to apply for trading permits
Foreigners who lost jobs at KL wholesale market pay proxies up to RM4,000 to secure licences.
Wholesalers laud DBKL ban on illegals at market
Undocumented foreigners have been squeezing out local, licensed traders for more than a decade in Selayang.
33 Covid-19 cases detected at KL wholesale market
Several clusters found within the premises, immunisation to commence next week.