Barely a roof over their heads


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Barely a roof over their heads
By Zan Azlee

In Wangsa Maju, a township in our city of Kuala Lumpur, there is a beautiful residential area filled with large villa-like bungalows and sidewalks that are lined with colourful flowers. A quick check online for the market price of one of these units reveals that the average price for a unit is around RM3 million.

It seems that Malaysians, and KL-ites, would have a decent quality of life in this day and age.

If you walk just 10 metres down from the entrance of this residential area, you will come to a small bush area. Walk in about 50 metres and you will come to a small clearing with a shack in the middle. You will find a smiling elderly man about mid-70s of age dressed shabbily (you would have to get through two barking dogs first!). [Click to read the full article and view the photos at English.AstroAwani.Com]

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