[front] [back] Suriya Sankaran sent us this picture, along with an interesting email. According to Suriya, his grandfather - T.N. Balakrishnan - is the Inspector (with a pistol at his [...]
We've had past comments about Burmese traders selling precious stones on the Hugh Low Bridge at weekends. Here's a rare picture of one such scene from 1971. Have you encountered any [...]
Ko-chi Wai sent us this one - showing his aunt (back in 1964) posing with one of the mini rock pagodas at the Japanese Garden in Ipoh. Are these pagodas [...]
A (Medieval) Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols International choir CANTUS MUSICUS and Jusz Kidz Children's Choir will present an Advent service of THE FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS & CAROLS [...]
Ask me what SEAL is, and I'll relate it to the US Navy SEALs ;) But, here we have another type of SEAL - apparently this SEAL is a name [...]
Is it someone's mansion? Maybe part of an office/club? You tell us :) We're also wondering WHERE this place is (is it even in Ipoh?).
The Grandchildren of Chong Soon Fan’s eldest daughter lived in the “old house” at Main Road, Menglembu. They were all studying in the English schools in Ipoh. At the [...]
Ko-chi Wai had this to say, when he sent us this picture: Ipoh Main Convent XI Hockey Team 1960 - Photo of the Main Convent hockey team which my aunt [...]
Do book now as seats are very limited and Julian is a great speaker.
The below received from Tony Pun. Congratulations to ACS Alumni from ipohWorld..
According to the signboard, Lindeteves-Stokvis was an importer of mine and estate supplies. This picture taken in 1929, roughly about a year after Lindeteves opened its branch in Ipoh. Besides [...]
...such a scene (picture above) was a common sight around Ipoh Town. I never had a pair of striped pajamas, but I do remember (as a child) walking about in [...]
May this coming year bring all our worldwide friends blessings in abundance.
Is this part of a temple? Is it part of an association / club house? The building does look rather familiar, but we can't really guess what it is. Do [...]
Yes, let us all share in this Deepavali no matter what race, religion or creed you are. We all need some light in our lives don't we?
Since this fountain was erected, many Ipoh-ites have posed for pictures at this very roundabout. I suppose it was possible back then when there wasn't much traffic - imagine doing [...]
Yes, you read it right! The above picture, taken in 1973, shows a couple at D R Seenivasagam Park. Through email, Ko-Chi Wai tells us that: the rocks at the [...]
Does this street look familiar to you? Can you spot any famous buildings? Is this Ipoh town...or some other town in Perak?
In response to the below appeal we have unusually agreed to publish this. Please help if you can but remember - pets are not toys to be discarded when you [...]
As most of you can guess, this is Station Road. I'm guessing this picture was taken in the 50s (I could be wrong though). We'd like to draw your attention [...]
Familiar? This is the Taiping Bus Station, back in 1959. Has this place changed much over the years? Taiping folks, we're hoping YOU could tell us more :)