Penangites demonstrate their entrepreneurial spirit

Lee Siew Ching proud of her entrepreneurship spirit with the success of the Leaf Healthy House vegan restaurant. By Carolyn Hong It’s a good time to be young in George Town. This old city has become a hip and cool destination, opening up a wave of new opportunities for the young, creative and adventurous. New … Read morePenangites demonstrate their entrepreneurial spirit

Living on minimum wage of RM900 a month: A personal account

RM900 is the minimum wage for Peninsular Malaysia. By Sharmila Valli Narayanan It started with a bet. My sister Shashi dared me to live on RM900 a month. The Minimum Wages Order 2012 had just come into effect a few months ago. “Some people raise families on minimum wages. You are single, surely it can’t … Read moreLiving on minimum wage of RM900 a month: A personal account