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Day: November 11, 2020

Selangor water disruption – Need to get to roots of the crisis

 The frustration and anger of the Selangor residents is most understandable, as yet another unscheduled water cut left over millions affected. The shutdown yesterday has been attributed to illegal dumping of effluents into a Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) manhole that polluted Sungai Selangor. It is clear that the authorities are not able to get to the source of the problem – which is to...
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Selangor’s festering water problems ought to stop

The government should seriously address the perennial problem of burst pipes, maintenance, repair works, water pollution in Selangor that result in water disruptions. To prevent such disgraceful episodes from happening, Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls on the Selangor Local Authority, the District Office, the Drainage and Irrigation Department, the Selangor Waters Management...
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Do not ask EPF contributors to touch their account!

  The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the government to review their proposal to allow Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors to withdraw their savings from EPF Account. We are reiterating our stand that account holders should not be allowed to withdraw their savings because the people would be withdrawing and spending their savings meant for retirement. In the 2021...
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