laborious occasions are right here when politicians resort to promoting durians to make a residing.
Cheo Yee How used to earn US$1,700 a month (RM7,500) when he was the state assemblyman for Perling, a seat within the Malaysian state of Johor.
Having stood and received the state elections in 2013 and 2018, the 37-year-old former Johor Democratic Motion Celebration (DAP) man at present has to promote durians to make ends meet.
In keeping with Oriental Day by day, a Malaysian Chinese language newspaper, Cheo needed to stand down to permit Johor DAP chairman and deputy secretary-general Liew Chin Tong to take the Perling seat in March 2022.
In keeping with Malaysiakini the deal was reached to organize the occasion for the upcoming Malaysian common elections which can be anticipated to happen someday in 2023.
With the durian season, Cheo partnered up along with his three pals to promote durians. He additionally sells dragon fruit that he received from Tan Hong Pin, one other former DAP assemblyman.
In keeping with SAYS, Cheo’s destiny is at present unknown as there are not any plans by his occasion to subject him for public workplace when elections come.
“At the moment, (the occasion would not) have any choices for public workplace (for me). I simply give attention to promoting durian,” Cheo mentioned.
In case you are to buy durians from the previous politician, you are able to do so right here.
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