More malls in Malaysia facing permanent closure due to Covid-19 lockdown

A view of a deserted shopping mall during a Covid-19 lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, on June 1, 2021.
A view of a deserted shopping mall during a Covid-19 lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, on June 1, 2021.PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR – Fashion store owner Adilah Khairudin was thrilled when the Malaysian government announced that more economic sectors would be allowed to reopen this month.

During the partial lockdown that barred non-essential businesses from operating due to the pandemic, Madam Adilah had no choice but to close one of her two boutiques permanently. 

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