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Struggling Trishaw Riders In Penang Forced To Sleep On Sidewalks As They Have No Income


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Without foreign tourists or locals who are mostly residing at home due to the Movement Control Order (MCO), things are not looking good for trishaw peddlers in Penang who are facing the brunt of the Covid-19 economic fallout.

According to a report by Harian Metro, Urban Life Volunteers Executive Secretary Sarah Abdullah said, many of them, who are mostly senior citizens, had to turn sidewalks or the three-wheeled vehicles into homes as they could not afford to pay room rentals. Some of them even shower at the nearby public toilets and solely rely on handouts from generous people out there to provide them with meals.

Following that, Sarah said, as a non-governmental organiSation (NGO), they’ve taken the initiative to provide food p

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Alan Tang
17 hours ago
Gomen talked Billions !!! They never really go down to See and Look for themselves who’s needed the little Help Most !!!

1 day ago
@Darnley Chua… Exactly!!! I don’t understand how ppl can laugh about this!!! 😡😡 Instead of waiting for the Govt to assist, why can’t the Rakyat do more also?? Why wait??? Just do!!! Some of us are fortunate to be able to read this… So, please render whatever assistance we can.

Chandran Annamalay
1 day ago
State govt should do something.

Darnley Chua
2 days ago
Why are people laughing at this? Really is disturbing how anyone would laugh at a news like this.

Imtiaz Khan
2 days ago
state govt n welfare dept should helplah! why all keeping quiet. no publisity kah!

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