Business Continuity

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Nazrun Saad

Hear about Nazrun Saad, an electronic-based entrepreneur from Perlis, who benefitted from the Prihatin Special Grant aid provided by the Government by pivoting into the agriculture industry when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

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Wan Muhammad Ihsan

Follow the journey of Wan Muhammad Ihsan, a project engineer whose project in Pangkor Island came to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ihsan benefitted through the Bumiputera Entrepreneurs Fund @ NCER, which helped ensure the continuity of his project.

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Norlela

A mother’s love knows no bounds. The story of Norlela Abdul Rahman, a frontliner nurse at Klinik Kesihatan Ibu & Anak Kuala Nerang, is a true reflection of this sentiment. The pandemic had caused her son to lose his job and his income. Out of love, Norlela used her COVID-19 Frontliners Allowance to kick-start her son’s new business venture.

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Farah Aini Azmi

Follow the journey of Farah Aini who lost her job at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Farah has successfully started a business as a florist by utilizing the allowance received through PERKESO’s Employment Insurance System (EIS).

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Afiq Azhar Ali

Follow the story of Afiq Azhar Ali, a filmmaker who had to overcome a financial crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has benefitted through the assistance provided by CENDANA.

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Jasni Amir

Follow the story of Jasni Amir, a travel agency owner, whose business came to a halt due to internationl border closure, but managed to pull through and maintain his workforce through the Wage Subsidy Programme.

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Azami Hamdani

Follow the story of Azami Hamdani, owner of Simfoni Resort Langkawi and how he faced the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry, as well as how the Government financial aid has helped his business stay afloat.

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Shikh Abdul Rashid

Follow the story of Shikh Abdul Rashid Shikh Abdullah, a creative industry player, who suffered a lost of income as a result of the pandemic. Benefitting the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP), he acquired additional equipments to produce online tutorials as a side business.

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Zeti Haiza

Follow the story of Zeti Haiza, manager of Haiza Tour, Melaka, who has benefitted from the Government’s Program Global Online Workforce (GLOW-PENJANA).

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Shakrani Ishak

Follow the story of Shakrani Ishak, a housewife who successfully grew her cosmetics business through the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) and successfully expanded towards online sales.

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Nurul Hanim Azizan

Follow the story of Nurul Hanim, a tourism agent whom lost her source of income during MCO. Nonetheless, she saw it as an opportunity to improve her skills through classes offered by NCER.

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Halimah Naim

Follow the story of Halimah Naim, a veteran actress who lost her source of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is also a recipient of cash assistance from the Government.

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Rizal Rahmat

Follow the story of Rizal Rahmat, a food stall owner who was affected during MCO and how the Prihatin Special Grant enabled him to transition into running his business online.

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Hirzi Rahmat

Follow the story of Hirzi Rahmat, a cameraman who lost his income during the pandemic. Hirzi has since benefited from the Government’s continued assistance.

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Norliza Hashim

Follow the story of Norliza Hashim, a mother who participated in upskilling programs organised by NCER to enhance her skills and improve her apparel business.

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Ikhsan Izham

Follow the story of Ikhsan Izham, the challenges he faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the Government has helped him regain his footing via the implementation of continued direct assistance.

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