‘Buy Muslim First’ campaign hits MCO bump
Activities to promote businesses stalled, campaign now online.
Not feasible to screen all workers, say medical experts
Workplace clusters dominating Covid-19 daily tally, impossible to screen 6 million.
Cheaper mandarins selling out this CNY
Modest consumer spending expected amid pandemic, weak economy.
Pawn shops see drop in business as govt doles out aid
Industry suffers as Malaysians use EPF savings, cash handouts to redeem pawned valuables.
Where are ministers, asks Dr Mahathir
Former PM accuses cabinet of lacking understanding people’s needs.
Set up tables outside to allow dine-ins, suggests Dzul
Ex-health minister says people can’t be locked up forever, so authorities must introduce ways to open up safely.
Speed up reforms or get left behind, think-tank tells govt
Asean rivals snipping at heels, Malaysia falling in major indexes.
2021 not the year for bonuses, pay rise, say experts
IT sector, E+E still hiring in sluggish economy, warning of more job losses ahead.
Mobile phone retailers turn to e-commerce to survive
About 30% of shops in urban areas close to cut losses, say industry players.
MCO 2.0 leaves Mah Meri artisans on Pulau Carey destitute
Tourist-dependent Orang Asli suffering since March as various stages of lockdown bar domestic tourism, travel.
Warning about ‘cheap’ pet food sold online
Owners seek savings, convenience but vets warn of questionable medications, repackaged food.
Covid-19 test rule at Selayang market drives customers away
Traders say business down by 50% as a consequence, eyeing CNY recovery.
Global work-from-home orders fuel local furniture sector
High demand brings other difficulties, such as high cost of raw material, shipping, labour shortage.
Lion dancers run out of luck this lunar new year
Troupe leaders fear losing young talents, income as Covid-19 restrictions continue.