A City Hall worker spreads million of the pirated video compact disc (VCDs), software and CDs on the floor before destroying them in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP/Teh Eng Koon

Sales of fake goods in Southeast Asia hits alarming level

Economist says low penalties are partly responsible for the rapid growth in counterfeit goods.

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A City Hall worker spreads million of the pirated video compact disc (VCDs), software and CDs on the floor before destroying them in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP/Teh Eng Koon
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