Much has been said about preserving our heritage buildings in and around the Kinta Valley. But alas, profit always seem to over ride conservation efforts. The following photos (taken this [...]
According to this 1950s advertisement, this business operated at No.126, Belfield Street, Ipoh. Does anyone remember Fook Heng Rubber Works?
A special thanks to Jeremy (a.k.a. Paloh Chai) for these pictures. Yes, folks.....this was what Panglima Lane (or Concubine Lane, as some Ipoh-natives call it!) looked like a year ago. [...]
The shop 3rd from left is 'Chop Cheong Chin'; next to that is 'Syarikat Perak Travel Agency', which is also an agency for Singapore Airlines. That's about all we could [...]
This was brought to our attention by Mark Lay of Kinta Heritage. Apprently, there's been some 'activity' going on along Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakri (New Town) recently. From the notice that [...]
Can you guess this street? It's somewhere in Ipoh, to what we know. Anyone knows WHERE?
...there was this corner shop (see picture below). Your task for today: tell us a little more about this shop. Is it still there? Perhaps it's been turned into something [...]