Struggling trishaw riders become homeless after losing income


No customer: A trishaw rider resting on a pillow in his trishaw parked along Penang Road in George Town. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

WITHOUT foreign tourists, trishaw riders in Penang are facing the brunt of the Covid-19 economic fallout.

Many of them, who are mostly senior citizens, have turned the three-wheeled vehicles into homes as they could not afford to pay room rentals.

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