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Saving Yesterday For Tomorrow

We’ve had lots of similar advertisements over the years. But what I would like to draw your attention to is the fine line below the picture of the camera – “Prices: Singapore $ 24.75; Penang $ 25.50; Malaysia $ 30.45

Did we always pay a few dollars more than folks from Penang?

  1. S.Y. says:

    This was because Penang was a free port. Used to buy things like cameras, radios, car cassette players from Penang which were cheaper. If customs at the check point detect them, have to pay duty.

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