Maybe it’s time for us to think of other alternatives in conserving our economy.
According to The Vocket, hawkers in Terengganu that are seen to be selling items across the traffic lights can be fined with RM100,000 or be put in bars. The reporter had further explained how this law might be taken effectively in the nearest future in his writings.
To spread the news to a wider audience of readers, they also posted the article in their social media—Twitter to be exact.
— VOCKET (@thevocket) December 24, 2019
And owing to the fast-paced nature of the blue-bird social media, the headlines immediately took its fair round across the Internet and got people involved in a quite heated discussion; about our nation’s economy.
It all started with this tweet by @fewwuh.
Bro….. there’s clearly something wrong with the economy if ppl start to menjaja like this ??? stop blaming us when the minimum wage is RM1100 in KL and half of that is rent. Half of it for everything else, commute 200+ a month. Food? 200 also. Phone, bills? https://t.co/yd3SU6k5kr
— SENDUBAE (@fewwuh) December 24, 2019
In the tweet, it can be clearly seen that Malaysia’s minimum wage is actually lesser than enough. With everything costs a lot more compared to previous years, it is indeed a very tough challenge for one to barely live in this day of era and age.
And in this tweet thread, there are more people discussing over this issue.
For me the issue is safety n road clearance. But cant deny that our economy situation push them to this level. Not blamed both parties n need to comes out with a better solution
— iann (@sufxender) December 24, 2019
Next year there are cities that already listed to implement min wage 1.2k, but the bar set is still too low.. hmm
— ?Stargirl ? (@AlxndraNbriella) December 24, 2019
Kalau sewa kedai yang disediakan pihak pembandaran murah,tak lah dorang menjaja macam ni. Sekarang ni sewa kedai kecik pun macam sewa rumah sebijik. Macam mana dorang nak cover cost business dorang? Nak dapatkan minimum pun sipi sipi.
— adilah (@dilakmrzmn) December 25, 2019
So what do you think?
The law about restricting hawking across the roads might actually be relevant as it involved road safety, but doesn’t this actually show how desperate these youths are trying to make a living just to put bread on their table?