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The Minimum Wages Order 2012 was finally enforced on January 1 this year when minimum wages were set at RM900 and RM800 monthly for Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, respectively. Is this a realistic amount? A Business Circle writer speaks from personal experience.