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30% of M’sian bus drivers suck? August 27, 2007

Posted by Tim in Malaysia, News.
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Today’s Star had this bit about the (much belated) police crackdown following the recent bus fiasco:

Konsortium Express Penang manager Albert Chew said his company was having problems getting replacement drivers after 20 of its 140 drivers went missing after Ops Bersih started on Aug 22.

A Gunung Raya Express ticketing officer Abadi Abdul Kadir said 30% of its drivers were affected and he anticipated that between 60% and 70% of bus commuters wanting to balik kampung this Hari Raya would be affected.

I’d bet most of you, especially those who studied in uni, would find the names of those companies familiar (I know I do!!) – just think how lucky you are to be alive people. Thank goodness I never came back that often…

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