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Penang trishaw riders are beggars like UMNO Malays

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Penang trishaw riders look more like drug addicts and beggars. They have no shame to ask for handout like UMNO Malays.

How can Melaka trishaw riders can make good earnings? Because they are more innovative and professional in running business than their Penang counterparts.

Melaka trishaw riders decorated their trishaws and not wearing slippers and dirty shirts. This will give a good impression to tourists.

Besides, Melaka state government put them in a strategic location to lure more customers.

Trishaw riders to get RM100 a month

By HAFIZ MARZUKHI and CHRISTOPHER TAN

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has upped the ante by increasing aid given to trishaw riders to RM100 monthly – RM40 more than the RM60 requested by the Penang Trishaw Riders Association.

The aid, which is double the previous “RM100 every two months” offer, however, comes with a condition – they must attend the George Town Car-free Day every Sunday from 7am until 5pm at selected streets here.

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said in a statement yesterday that he had directed State Tourism Development and Culture Committee chairman Danny Law to increase the amount given.

The George Town […]