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The Author

Ian Anderson

A retired Royal Naval Commander and Permanent Resident of Malaysia, has lived in-country since 1989. A heritage enthusiast, born in 1939, he is the man behind ipohWorld, (www.ipohworld.org) Ipoh’s not-for-profit heritage company sponsored by Kinta Properties. A world-wide travIpoh’s Virtues in Dangereller who has visited more than 70 countries and who owned his own museum for more than 20 years, has a wealth of experience in heritage and history. Accomplished author and speaker, he edited, compiled and sponsored the popular book, ‘Ipoh, My Home Town’. He has a Malaysian Chinese wife.


These short articles are written for the Ipoh Echo as part of an effort to bring awareness and appreciation to Ipoh’s Glorious Past.

*Latest 

16/7/2019

Nostalgia – Old Time Entertainment – Kampar Style

Heritage – It’s 1937 And Kampar Celebrates

1/7/2019

Nostalgia – Clubs And Clubbing The Early Days

Heritage-An-Ipoh-Centenarian-Still-Going-Strong

16/6/2019
Nostalgia- Necessity is the mother of invention

Heritage – A Heritage That Spans 115 Years

1/6/2019
History – A Char Kway Teow Stall in Fair Park

Nostalgia – Remembering New Pasir Puteh

Nostalgia – Here Comes The Milo Man

16/5/2019
Nostalgia – Ipoh(s) Beef Noodles

Nostalgia – Mobile Hawkers, Accessible and Affordable

1/5/2019
Nostalgia – The Foochows Of Sitiawan

16/4/2019
Nostalgia – Kledang Hill In The 1950s

1/4/2019
Heritage – A mansion, motherhood and a murder

Nostalgia – Lau Ek Ching, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

16/3/2019
Nostalgia – Some Famous Ipoh Indians

1/3/2019
Cover Story – Everybody’s Nephew

Nostalgia – Bangsawan, the malay opera

16/2/2019
Nostalgia – Dr Wu Lien Teh

1/2/2019
Nostalgia – Ipoh is a Chinese Town

16/1/2019
Nostalgia – Sikhs and the Perak Police Force

16/12/2018

Nostalgia – Christmas Comes but Once A YearNostalgia – Is FMS really opening

Nostalgia – Is FMS really opening

1/12/2018
Heritage – A Death Knell for Ipoh’s Heritage

16/11/2018
Cover Story – The Ipoh Renaissance, Old Town Out of Control

1/11/2018
Nostalgia – Missing Memorials, Malaysians have short memories

16/10/2018
Heritage – 14 years on the heritage trail

1/3/2012

Ipoh’s Virtues in Danger

9/3/2010

Continuing the Introduction to Belum and Temenggor

20/2/2010

An Introduction to Temenggor Belum Forest and Lake

1/9/2013

Introduction to the Author – Doggedly Determined Doer


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Ipoh Valley of Dreams (IVOD) is the corporate lifestyle magazine of the Kinta Properties Holdings, Meru Valley Resort and the Tenby Schools Group published quarterly.

Issue 35 – Apr to June 2017 – Birthday Greetings from the Kathigasus

Issue 34 – Jan to Mar 2017 – The Merryweather Greenwich Steam Fire Engine

Issue 33 – Oct to Dec 2016 – Meals on Wheels – Old Ipoh Style

Issue 32 – Jul to Sept 2016 – The Men Who Built Ipoh

Issue 31 – Apr to June 2016 – Old Towm’s Heritage Corner

Issue 30 – Jan to Mar 2016 – Legends of the Spring Festival

Issue 29 – Oct to Dec 2015 – 1893, A Kilesone Year for Ipoh’s History

Issue 28 – June to Aug 2015 – Heitage Mosques of Old Ipoh Town

Issue 27 – Mar to May 2015 – Nothing but Smiles at Han Chin Pet Soo

Issue 26 – Dec 2014 to Feb 2015 – The Once Ubiquitous Latex Collecting Cuo

Issue 25 – Sep to Nov 2014 Dragon Pots & Centuy Eggs

Issue 24 – June to Aug 2014 Kampung Tanjung Bangkung and the Japanese Carbide Factory

Issue 23 – Feb to Apr 2014 – Historic Batu Gajah

Issue 22 – Dec 2013 to Feb 2014 – Leomg Fee and the Hakka Miners’ Club

Issue 21 – Aug to Oct 2013 – The First Japanese Invasion

Issue 20 – May to Jul 2013 – The Great Mifration – First Part

Issue 19 – Feb to Apr 2013 – The Great Mifration – Part 2

Issue 17 – Aug to Oct 2012 – The Great Mifration – Final Part

Issue 16 – May to July 2012 – Dulang Washer

Issue 15 – Feb to Apr 2012 – Maniam the Milo Man

Issue 14 – Nov 2011 to Jan 2012 – Book Launch – Ipoh, My Home Town

Issue 11 – Feb to Apr 2011 – The Wonders of Batu Gajah