Seeking some relief

Customers choosing vegetables at Perling wet market in Johor Baru. Some are complaining that the prices have remained high, despite the lack of Singaporeans shopping in Johor Baru. - Filepic

JOHOR BARU: People from all walks of life are looking forward to an empowering and power-packed Johor Budget 2021, set to be announced at the state assembly today.

Financial constraints as a result of Covid-19 are high on the people’s minds, including tuition teacher, Ngoi Swee Yi, 27, who was forced to take a 50% pay cut as her tuition centre could not operate fully during the movement control order (MCO) and conditional MCO.

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