Border controls, MCO push money changers into the red
Remittance firms also hit because of workers’ pay cuts, reduced working hours and business closures.
Reps turn job-matchers, counsellors as pandemic hits incomes
Assemblymen in Selangor, Johor taking proactive steps to assist struggling constituents.
Manufacturing sector shed most jobs in 2020
More than 90,000 Malaysians retrenched between January, November as pandemic continues to affect economy.
Plan to legalise workers won’t solve labour shortage, says group
Govt’s recalibration plan may help some sectors while employers fear penalties.
EPF savings distant thought as pandemic squeezes jobless
Jobless have no choice but to tap Account 1 as debts pile up, economy shows no signs of recovery.
Mini-marts popping up despite gloomy economic outlook
Local grocery stores buck trend, thrive during pandemic, surprising traders’ groups.
Malls, retailers bleeding from CMCO
Associations plead for more tax rebates, aid to preserve cash flow as country suffers 3rd wave of Covid-19.
Rescind hard liquor sale ban, trade groups urge DBKL
Decision to bar sundry shops, convenience stores from selling alcohol adds to woes.
How about a pay cut to show you care?
Artistes like many others also suffering during pandemic, MP’s suggestion just adding to their misery.
Bosses seek clarity over latest workers’ legalisation scheme
Scheme starting on Monday open to 4 sectors but employers’ reps complain about scant details.
What savings? Penang poor households have barely enough to get by
Impossible to consider future while Covid-19, MCO create uncertainty.
Economist slams move to allow needy to dip into EPF
Govt should provide cash assistance, not ask rakyat to tap retirement savings.
Where’s source of funds for Budget 2021, asks Dr Mahathir
No new taxes, various ministries and agencies get large allocations while nation reels from Covid-19.