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Penang landslide: PM cites poem by DAP MP

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BUDGET 2018 | Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak touched on the deadly Penang landslide in his Budget 2018 speech today, reading out a poem by Kepong MP Tan Seng Giaw on the tragedy.

The poem, which Tan posted on his Twitter account last Sunday is as follows.

Ibu jaga anak kan sakit (The mother takes care of the sick child)

Darah tubuh beban kesihatan, (The blood is a burden to the health)

Pemaju bina leretan bukit, (On hillsllopes developers build

Tanah runtuh korban insan. (The earth crumbles lives are killed)

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