Barber shops facing final cut

Unkindest cut: The staff shortage has caused many local barber shops to shut down because they cannot get enough workers to man their shops.

KUALA LUMPUR: The new ruling to restrict the hiring of barbers from India will affect the iconic Indian barber shops, says Malaysian Indian Hair Dressing Salon Owners Association.

“We have been part of the nation’s landscape for over 100 years, with some shops existing for three generations.

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