Silver lining amid flood catastrophe


Open to all: The viral photo showing the Taman Free School surau which took in some 60 flood victims regardless of racial backgrounds after the massive flood recently.

Malaysians from all walks of life reached out to help those of differing faiths and ethnic groups during the crisis. 

THE most touching and inspiring story to emerge from the recent massive floods in Penang is Taman Free School surau committee members allowing about 60 non-Muslims to seek shelter as the water reached chest level.

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Opinion , Philip Golingai , columnist

   

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