Poor response to interpreter jobs


Razman (in turquoise blue shirt) cutting the cake with other members and guests at PDA’s 25th anniversary dinner at The TopKomtar.

LOW remuneration is one of the reasons why not many are keen on becoming sign language interpreters, said Penang Deaf Association (PDA) president Razman Tan Abdullah.

He said a junior and a senior sign language interpreter would only get a monthly pay of RM900 and RM1,500 respectively, adding that each state had only one or two such interpreters.

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