Free hawker food for the poor

Ong (middle) checking the food coupons placed beside a donation box for the public to make their contributions to the programme at the Batu Lanchang food complex in Penang.

IN an effort to help the needy, 37 hawkers and vendors at the Batu Lanchang food complex in Penang are joining a ‘Com Meals’ programme to provide free meals or subsidised meals.

Batu Lanchang assemblyman Ong Ah Teong said the programme, also known as the ‘Community Meal’ programme, would be carried out in two stages.

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