Trishaws – Another Sunset Industry

By Tan Lii Inn

November 2016 FEATURE
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The three-wheelers that plied the streets of George Town before the taxi, Uber and Grab, helped define the city’s culture – and are becoming a rarity. Penang Monthly takes a look at two personalities enrooted in the trishaw business.Choo Yew Choon produces and repairs trishaws. In fact, he is the fourth generation in his family running the business. He took over the business, Hup Huat, in 1989, and according to the 59-year-old, there were about seven shops that repaired trishaws...

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Tan Lii Inn

graduated with a Master’s Degree from Korea University. He is currently an analyst at Penang Institute.