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The city psoriasis has to be eliminated at all cost

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As seen in the Star, Making our cities, towns clean again.

By NKKhoo

Advertisement stickers, banners and buntings from the illegal moneylenders, tuition centers, drug pushers, massage centers, etc. have blossomed on every visible wall and structure in the small and big cities all over the country. The front door in my rented house in Kuala Lumpur outskirt is also not spared from the illegal stickers.

The sticker marks are difficult to remove without using special chemical solution and tool, and the paint is always peeling off after the cleaning work. The Mainland Chinese have given a moniker “the city psoriasis” for this problem, a social plague hated by all but very difficult to get rid of it from the cityscape.

There are always got solutions for every problem in our society in order to minimize the impacts caused by it even if the problem cannot be eliminated totally. The local authorities must tackle “city psoriasis” with a holistic approach urgently to return clean cities and towns to us.

I would like to suggest a few short and long-term solutions to our local authorities to fight against “psoriasis” plaguing problem.

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