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VIRUS OUTBREAK: COMMENTARY

Lockdown a wake-up call for firms with workers living in JB

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All the while, the Malaysian government has never seemed to care one way or the other. These workers might be responsible for some economic activity in JB, but their numbers are really too small to matter. And as they have chosen to seek employment in another country, they are really someone else's problem.

WHEN I was growing up, I lived in Johor Baru (JB) but attended school in Singapore. Some people said I had the best of both worlds. In reality, I lived in a world where I belonged to neither Malaysia nor Singapore and where I had to cope with rules constantly being made to suit other people...

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