Thousands throng Ramadan bazaars in Malaysia, raising crowd control worries

People buying food at a Ramadan bazaar in Selangor on April 4, 2022. ST PHOTO: NADIRAH H. RODZI
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KUALA LUMPUR - Business is booming at Malaysia's Ramadan bazaars as vendors report a spike in sales with thousands thronging the stalls after two years of strict Covid-19 restrictions crimped visitors and profits.

Barely three hours after setting up his booth at a bazaar in Selangor state last Sunday (April 10), Mr Imran Hakim said he had sold out 500 briyani sets and was calling it a day.

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