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Lorry drivers protest against bosses in front of EPF HQ

ABOUT 30 lorry drivers from all over Malaysia held a protest in front of the EPF headquarters in Kuala Lumpur demanding action against their employers who had allegedly neglected to pay their monthly contributions, Malaysia Nanban reported. The lorry drivers told EPF officials of their predicament during the meeting which lasted for over an hour. Parti Sosialis Malaysia secretary-general A.

Sivarajan, who accom-panied the drivers, submitted a memorandum to the officials. > The supporters of a female member of state legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu, India, have drawn criticism after putting up posters thanking her for slapping a fellow assembly member, Malaysia Nanban reported. Both the legislators were repor-tedly attending a function when an argument broke out between them.

The female politician Manoran-jetham was apparently angry after the other member confronted her husband over some prior dispute, and slapped her counterpart. A few days later, posters went up in the constituency thanking the female assembly member for the “ponggal gift” to the victim. ?

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