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Day: December 18, 2020

Deeper thoughts should be given to Penang catamarans

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) considers the RM64 million spent on the purchase of new ferries and upgrading of the ferry terminals as being wasteful as the existing fleet of ferries could be maintained at a lower cost. Before the introduction of the catamaran ‘water buses’, there should have been a public inquiry to find out how and why the ferries failed. The causes should be...
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Life On An Assembly Line

"It's crazy to work so fast all year round to make so many useless things. But I guess as long as the americanos want cheap TVs then there will always be maquilas. But you know at the same time we are exhausting Mexico's resources, especially its workers. We are wasting human lives. I say: this is too high a price to pay for a job, food, and shelter.' - Woman working in an RCA assembly plant in...
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