Tunglang recalls what life was like in Madras Lane in the 1960s and 70s: Madras Lane was once a quaint part of inner city George Town. Famed for its copra mill (that’s how it is called Yew Kar Lor,...
Few people are aware that the famous Indian Nobel laureate for literature, Rabindranath Tagore, visited Penang in 1927. He also passed by this way earlier in 1916. This is the Hu Yew Seah building in Madras Lane...
Update: In the 1940s, boats used to carry cargo all the way from the sea-front all the way along Prangin Canal, which was once a river, passing by Capitol Cinema (demolished to make way for Komtar) until the junction...
A former Taiping resident has contributed these nuggets about the environmental history of the historical town. Did you know that over a hundred years ago: abandoned mining pools were turned into Malaysia's most famous botanic gardens with iconic rain trees. there...
Lighten up and let's support the young people who will be showcasing our shared heritage from 6.00pm at the Armenian Street area and at 7.00pm at the Acheen Street/Carnarvon Street junction. This July 7, 2012 at...