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Migrant worker hostel policy not 'racist', insists Penang CM

Susan Loone  |  Published:

Chow Kon Yeow has refuted an activist's claim that his remarks about foreign workers living in separate hostels and being prone to social ills were "racist" in nature.

The Penang chief minister reiterated that foreign workers should be provided with proper accommodation in separate hostels as they are prone to social ills.

"This is not a race-based policy...

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