Waythamoorthy buoyed by Padang Meha compensation decision

Martin Vengadesan


When the news broke Thursday that the Court of Appeal had awarded 120 former workers of the Padang Meha Hup Seng Estate the sum of RM3.3 million based on a settlement agreement dating back to 1995, National Unity Minister P Waythamoorthy was elated.

While critics may charge that the sum is not as impressive when divided among a large group of people, he feels it is an important victory that could be precedent-setting...

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