We thank Ann Kesselring Hamon for the above photo. We'd also like to take this opportunity to wish our friends from East Malaysia Tadau Kaamatan & Selamat Hari Gawai. Kotobian [...]
Imagine waiting in anticipation for your exam results - only to be told they've been delayed! Well, it happened back in 1954...
Anyone here a fan of spelunking? Hmm...maybe I've lost you guys for a minute ;) Spelunking is the exploration of caves, especially as a hobby. So, back to the question in [...]
Remember the time (back in school) when you received an award for excellent exam results? I remember getting an award for good PMR results (though I can't recall what the [...]
This news article (dated 10 June 1985) reported that the Ipoh Municipal Council planned to turn a length of Jalan Osborne into a pedestrian mall temporarily for three months. The [...]
Do you remember this meeting? It was back in 1971. Perhaps someone out there attended the event. We'd love to know more. Oh! Here's a photograph to help jog your [...]
No, we're not talking about the movie ;) We're actually dedicating today's post to a well-known and well-loved educator. I'm sure most of you will recognise him from the photograph. [...]
Some forged $1 notes were found in Perak back in 1960. Do you remember that incident?
On this date, in 1948, the movie "The Boy with Green Hair" played at Ruby in Ipoh. Anyone watched this movie? Did Peter's hair turn back to its original colour? [...]
Remember when Perak Hydro Electric Power Co Ltd was to be integrated into the NEB? Well, here's a press cutting to refresh your memory... I'm sure the Perak Hydro / [...]
courtesy of: Chan Kok Keong Back in 1969, we bid farewell to a political giant - D R Seenivasagam. Here's a picture showing part of the funeral procession. [...]
Where were you in May 1974? Do you remember an incident, whereby a hundred members of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) guerillas gathered and planted explosives which blew up [...]
photo courtesy of Mike Wild The photograph in this post was likely taken in 1956 at the wedding of James (Jim) Gardner, a rubber planter and Joan Marjorie Joseph (3rd [...]
Did you know that Ipoh was declared a municipality back in 1962? And, that the official declaration of Ipoh's status as a Municipality was officiated by the Sultan of Perak [...]