Port Klang’s congestion spills over to food supply

Importers warn of shortage of certain fruits, vegetables and dairy products over customs clearance.

By Khoo Gek San, Bernard Saw · 6 months ago · 4 comments

Port Klang’s congestion spills over to food supply

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.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 6 months ago

Just upgrade KL-JB track after scrapping high-speed rail, suggests economist

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.

By Khoo Gek San · 6 months ago

Empty tables in Chinese restaurants as year-end bookings fall

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.

By Bernard Saw · 6 months ago · 2 comments

Jackson’s Neverland sold for US$22 million

‘King of Pop’ converted sprawling, gated home into a fairy tale-themed retreat.

· 7 months ago

Jackson’s Neverland sold for US$22 million


Lifting of interstate travel ban boon for restaurants

After relaxation of restrictions, business volume rose with some areas increasing by 30% to 40%.

By Khoo Gek San · 7 months ago

Lifting of interstate travel ban boon for restaurants

Construction sites main culprit in Covid-19 spike

30 active clusters to date, with more than 4,000 cases, mostly in the Klang Valley.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 7 months ago

Construction sites main culprit in Covid-19 spike

Hard work or birth lottery? Experts argue on success

Merdeka Centre, DM Analytics at odds over how youth view becoming successful in pandemic era.

By Kamles Kumar · 7 months ago

Hard work or birth lottery? Experts argue on success

Urban poverty fallout from Covid-19, warns Selangor rep

Families cramped into single house, job losses hidden in richest state in country.

 

By Hailey Chung Wee Kye · 7 months ago

Urban poverty fallout from Covid-19, warns Selangor rep

Lockdowns force 600 kopitiam to take a break

‘Forced hiatus’ for shops in Klang Valley, Johor since October, says association.

By Khoo Gek San · 7 months ago

Lockdowns force 600 kopitiam to take a break

Are gig workers protected in digital economy?

· 7 months ago

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.

By Bernard Saw · 7 months ago

Impossible to comply with workers’ housing law, claim trade groups

Industry torn over promise to create 500,000 jobs

Trade union thinks employment guarantee unrealistic, employers’ group optimistic about improving economic conditions.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 7 months ago · 1 comment

Industry torn over promise to create 500,000 jobs

IRB to hunt Covid-19 ‘winners’, say tax experts 

Govt must make up for Budget 2021 shortfall, to target firms, individuals benefitting from pandemic.

By Khoo Gek San · 7 months ago

IRB to hunt Covid-19 ‘winners’, say tax experts 

Tourism players raring to go as interstate travel starts

Industry lost estimated RM45 billion since first MCO in March, reassures public about adherence to SOP.

By Noel Achariam · 7 months ago

Tourism players raring to go as interstate travel starts