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Virus exposes countries' weaknesses

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana 1 hour ago
IN the fight against Covid-19, success has been defined by responses in Asia and the Pacific.
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This leaves people staying in areas like Subang Jaya and USJ stranded as they are unable to cook and unable to buy food. According to the Selangor Water Management Authority (SWMA) four treatment plants have been shut between 12.30am and 2am on October 19 due to odour pollution.
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We had a water supply disruption the day before due to a burst main pipe, and suddenly, still reeling from the massive pollution in September, here we are facing yet another water disruption due to yet another pollution incident.
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And early this morning, for the umpteenth time, it issued another statement on a stop-work order on its Phase 1,2,3 and Rantau Panjang water treatment plants, causing unscheduled water cuts to some 1,196,457 accounts in the state.
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