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Lim should mind his own business, Tong Keong

14 Jul 2014, 5:14 PM
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Penang Gerakan secretary Oh Tong Keong urged Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to mind his own business.

Oh urge Lim to leave the “foreign cook” matter to local councils and focus on issues concerning the Rakyat. “The people feel the pinch more on issues such as there is no new low-cost housing,” Oh said.

Oh opined that the Penang State Government should put more effort in major issues, such as the SP Chelliah housing project launched more than one year ago is yet start work.

Oh also said that many pre-war heritage houses in George Town is no longer own by locals. “Buyers are mainly Americans, British, Singaporean, Japanese, Hong Kongese, Mainland Chinese,” Oh said.

Modern café and eateries replaced many traditional industries. “They cannot afford the rent any more. Rental increased so drastically over the past 6 years,” Oh added.

“Lim should pay more attention as we are losing our heritage George Town to become international city,

“It is meaningless if heritage George Town is left with only with the celebration on July 7 every year,” Oh said.

In his statement today, Oh also said that the patrons will know what to do if the food taste and quality is not maintained.

“Apart from maintaining their quality, more importantly, the hawkers operations meet the health and cleanliness requirements.” Oh added.

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