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The bullock cart sculpture in George Town with a coin as its wheel, referring to an old saying that a 10sen coin is the size of a bullock cart wheel to islanders. – CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

MANY of my friends who are businessmen in the Klang Valley have a rule about Penang.

“Don’t do business with Penangites,” they would tell me during my seven years in the Klang Valley in the early 2000s. They did not know I love Penang as I listened to them with a poker face.

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