Recalling those struggling times

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  • Thursday, 15 Dec 2016

MY basic pay was only RM150 per month when I started as a rookie reporter in 1971 with the defunct Straits Echo, later known as the National Echo.

It pales in comparison to the present batch, who are paid more than RM2,000, excluding other perks.

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