Labour Day: Home is where the work is for this Malaysian


Shamila Othman is no stranger to the “work from home” (these days referred to as WFH) system. She’s the regional public relations manager (South-East Asia) for Tourism Australia, and works in the heart of the city in Kuala Lumpur.. — SHAMILA OTHMAN

For some us, working from home in our T-shirt and shorts, or even pyjamas, is the new normal. There are also folks (mostly men, based on the many funny videos posted on social media) who wear their ironed shirts, ties and jackets – but sans pants – during video conference calls.

And then there are those who try their best not to veer too much from their old work routine, before the Covid-19 crisis hit.

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