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Top 5 At 5: Fighting For Better Workers Rights

Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj, Chairperson, Parti Sosialis Malaysia

02-May-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Fighting For Better Workers Rights

Today's countdown includes:

5. More details on the revamped Public Service Remuneration System, including a pay hike of more than 13%, and a minimum salary of RM2000 for civil servants.

4. An application for Kelantan's Wayang Kulit to be recognised on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.

3. Terengganu considering a proposal for public caning as a punishment for offences committed under Syariah law.

2. The Perlis MB being investigated by MACC for alleged abuse of power.

1. Our top story! The demands emerging from the Labour Day march, for better workers' rights, among other issues.

For these stories, we spoke with Eddin Khoo, founder and director of Pusaka; Nizam Bashir, syariah lawyer; Dr Azmi Hassan, Senior Fellow at the Nusantara Academy of Strategic Research; and Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj, Chairperson of Parti Sosialis Malaysia.

Image credit: Asyraf Rasid 90, Shutterstock

Produced by: Sharaad Kuttan, Alia Zefri, Lee Chwi Lynn

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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