Restaurateurs laud longer operating hours

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s decision to allow eateries to open until 6am throughout Ramadan has come as a relief for restaurant operators as it could help their businesses recover from shorter operating hours in the day. Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) president Datuk Jawahar Ali Taib Khan said it was welcome news for their members as some state religious authorities only allowed them to open from 3pm to cater to those buying food for breaking of fast. “Many have also chosen to open until late at night to compensate for the loss of hours in the morning. “Outlets n…

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