Stretched beyond their earnings, Selangor's urban poor in for rough ride


Nabihah Hamid

A motorcycle serves as the only means of transport for Suriani Azieramain and her family in Taman Batu Muda, Gombak, Selangor. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, July 12, 2017.

URBAN poor families are finding it harder to get by as rising cost of living threatens to further erode their spending power.


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  • Why so poor yet so many children? Do these parents want their children to take over the jobs of the Blangas and Indons?

    Posted 3 years ago by Malaysian First

    • Why not? We've been whining and complaining about foreigners taking away all our blue collar jobs such as construction, sanitation and manufacturing so this is a good chance to take that back.

      On a bigger note, these poor Malay Muslims are pressured by family, community and government alike to reproduce more children in hopes that they can a bigger Muslim population. The people in charge are so focused on quantity that they forget to teach these families how raise a few quality children.

      Posted 3 years ago by Mr. Wafferthin

  • boleh saya tahu alamat rumah mereka ? saya pelajar dari Pusrawi International College of Medical Sciences ingin menyalurkan sumbangan kepada Puan Suriani
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    Posted 3 years ago by Khadijah Aisyah Musa