What Malaysians are doing to support local traders and businesses

In these tough economic times, pockets of Malaysians are supporting small food businesses and local vendors in their own ways.

Piano teacher Ong Ai Wee’s WhatsApp has been constantly buzzing these past months. That’s because in addition to texting her friends and family, much like the rest of us, she has a dedicated residents’ chat group.

And in that group, orders are placed for food items ranging from fish, chicken, eggs to pastries.

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