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Undercover Asia

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Since 2018, bootleg alcohol has taken the lives of at least 33 consumers in Malaysia. Bottles passed off as popular brands can be bought cheaply at provision shops in Penang for instance, but instead of the real thing they contain improperly distilled alcohol with deadly traces of methanol. In Penang, local authorities continue to crack down, but enforcement is an uphill challenge.
Undercover Asia

Undercover Asia - S7: Death by alcohol: Counterfeit liquor in Malaysia

07 Mar 2020 10:20pm
Since 2018, bootleg alcohol has taken the lives of at least 33 consumers in Malaysia. Bottles passed off as popular brands can be bought cheaply at provision shops in Penang for instance, but instead of the real thing they contain improperly distilled alcohol with deadly traces of methanol. In Penang, local authorities continue to crack down, but enforcement is an uphill challenge.

Undercover Asia

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CNA's award-winning investigative series Undercover Asia returns for the eighth season to uncover the hard truths in the underbelly of Asia, and help us understand the plight of the disenfranchised and the displaced.

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