Ex-refugee’s knife-making skill a cut above the competition


Razor sharp: Yusof showing some of the knives that he made at his house in Kampung Sena Rendang, Terengganu. — Bernama

PETALING JAYA: About 40 years ago, a Champa Malay, Yusof Abdullah, escaped from Cambodia to Malaysia due to the communist persecution of Muslims there.

With the knowledge of knife-forging passed down from his late father, the man now fondly known as Pak Usop, started a business that saw him earn thousands of ringgit.

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