A fisherman sorting out his net.
Along Penang’s north-west coastline, semi-wooden houses lie in the shade of skyscrapers. Even before the sun rises and warms the sea, their occupants are already at work, pushing their boats out to sea and braving the waves.
This has been Faizal Muhd Yusoff’s daily grind since he was 23. After finishing high school, he worked at Hewlett Packard for two years before deciding to go into fishing full-time. “I’ve always wanted to be my own boss, so working a nine-to-five job wasn’t my cup of tea. And I like to fish. My father was a fish ...
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