'From hero to zero': Ex-Penang CM revisits tsunamis in sea and on land

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Four years after Penang was hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami, a political tsunami wiped out Gerakan's hold on the state, which has since remained in DAP's control.

Former Gerakan president and Penang chief minister Kho Tsu Koon recalled what transpired during those years.

He noted how the Indian Ocean tsunami resulted in extensive damages to fishing villages, hotels, shops and houses along the north, west and south coasts of the island and the coast of Seberang Perai Utara, killing over 50 people and making thousands homeless...

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