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Bank Negara defers all loan payments for 6 months. Here’s how to find out if you qualify

by Ariff Kamil on 25 March 2020

With the Movement Control Order being enforced, people have been ordered to stay home, while businesses have either temporarily closed, or have their employees work from home. Consequently, spending has...

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4 women you didn’t know helped shape Malaysia and its laws

by Ariff Kamil on 08 March 2020

We’ve been celebrating international women’s day for more than a century. But before it became the International Women’s Day, it was just a National Woman’s Day that started in the...

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What is a backdoor government, and does Malaysian law allow it to happen?

by Ariff Kamil on 26 February 2020

Recently, there have been serious was a successful attempt to change the current previous Malaysian government headed by current former interim former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir. There have been conflicting accounts on what actually...

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General Employment

Msian govt is subsiding workers salaries. Here’s how employers can sign up for it

by Ariff Kamil on 01 April 2020

  As we write this, Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO) is now in the second week. The MCO has slowed our economy down, with the government estimating we would need 6...

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General Banking

Bank Negara defers all loan payments for 6 months. Here’s how to find out if you qualify

by Ariff Kamil on 25 March 2020

With the Movement Control Order being enforced, people have been ordered to stay home, while businesses have either temporarily closed, or have their employees work from home. Consequently, spending has...

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Managers can be jailed for opening the office during the movement order in M'sia

by Ariff Kamil on 19 March 2020

“Stay at home.” This is the message from our Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, requesting Malaysians to abide by the Movement Control Order (MCO). His statement was in response to a...

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Do Malaysian influencers have to pay tax?

by Ariff Kamil on 12 March 2020

  When scrolling through your FB or Instagram timeline, you’ll probably come across an influencer’s post, probably an image of them at a beach resort somewhere, or promoting the latest health...

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4 women you didn’t know helped shape Malaysia and its laws

by Ariff Kamil on 08 March 2020

We’ve been celebrating international women’s day for more than a century. But before it became the International Women’s Day, it was just a National Woman’s Day that started in the...

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Constitution General

What is a backdoor government, and does Malaysian law allow it to happen?

by Ariff Kamil on 26 February 2020

Recently, there have been serious was a successful attempt to change the current previous Malaysian government headed by current former interim former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir. There have been conflicting accounts on what actually...

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In Malaysia, can you settle your lawsuit by having a trial by combat?

by Ariff Kamil on 27 January 2020

In court, we expect things to be handled with words and wits, two parties pitting their intellect against each other. But what if instead of words, they decide to let...

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In M'sia, you can be fined for rearing farm animals in your backyard

by Ariff Kamil on 07 January 2020

It’s not that uncommon for Malaysians to keep a pet. Chances are, either you or your neighbour would have one. But depending on where you live, instead of just hearing meows and...

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Is the Malaysia government really stopping people from making Tongkat Ali products?

by Ariff Kamil on 18 August 2019

Tongkat Ali has been used for ages as an energy supplement, or more famously as an aphrodisiac, all the way from Malaysia to Cambodia. Traditionally, it was consumed by boiling the roots then drinking...

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Is it legal for people to ask for donations at kopitiams?

by Ariff Kamil on 05 August 2019

Let's play a game.  Suppose three people approached you at a kopitiam while you're having dinner. All three of them say that they are from so and so charity, would you be...