Port Klang’s congestion spills over to food supply
Importers warn of shortage of certain fruits, vegetables and dairy products over customs clearance.
Just upgrade KL-JB track after scrapping high-speed rail, suggests economist
HSR system to connect both cities waste of taxpayers’ funds, as benefit lies in connecting to Singapore.
Empty tables in Chinese restaurants as year-end bookings fall
Owners look to Chinese New Year to help revive fortunes, as Covid-19 stifles celebrations.
Port Klang to work 24 hours in next 2 weeks to clear backlog
Lack of containers, global supply chain problems, slower customs clearance among issues.
Jackson’s Neverland sold for US$22 million
‘King of Pop’ converted sprawling, gated home into a fairy tale-themed retreat.
Lifting of interstate travel ban boon for restaurants
After relaxation of restrictions, business volume rose with some areas increasing by 30% to 40%.
Construction sites main culprit in Covid-19 spike
30 active clusters to date, with more than 4,000 cases, mostly in the Klang Valley.
Hard work or birth lottery? Experts argue on success
Merdeka Centre, DM Analytics at odds over how youth view becoming successful in pandemic era.
Urban poverty fallout from Covid-19, warns Selangor rep
Families cramped into single house, job losses hidden in richest state in country.
Lockdowns force 600 kopitiam to take a break
‘Forced hiatus’ for shops in Klang Valley, Johor since October, says association.
Impossible to comply with workers’ housing law, claim trade groups
SMEs cite cash crunch in Covid-19-hit economy, short time frame towards certification as reasons.
Industry torn over promise to create 500,000 jobs
Trade union thinks employment guarantee unrealistic, employers’ group optimistic about improving economic conditions.
IRB to hunt Covid-19 ‘winners’, say tax experts
Govt must make up for Budget 2021 shortfall, to target firms, individuals benefitting from pandemic.