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malaysia History
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Overseas Chinese in Malaysia
The story of overseas Chinese in Malaysia. From Ming Cheng Ho Malacca to British Malaya to today's Malaysia.

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Nanyang Volunteer, 南侨机工
Story of 3200 civilians who left Nanyang to serve on the Burma road as drivers and mechanics. Most were Chinese men but includes some Indian, Malay men and 4 Chinese women.

Li Xue Mei

Li Yue Mei, 李月美
Li Yue Mei, daughter of a Penang businessman, gave up a comfortable life in Malaya to serve as a Nanyang Volunteer driving war supplies on the Burma Road. She was one of the 4 female Nanyang Volunteers during the Sino Japanese War. During the Cultural Revolution, she was driven to suicide the people whom she gave up everything to serve.

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In Memory of Nanyang Volunteers
a group of Malaysians initiated a 35 days program to drive from Singapore to Kunming in memory of the Nanyang Volunteers.

malaysia Penang

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Penang Chinatown
One of the oldest districts in Penang and one of the very few Chinatowns in the world located within a UNSECO World Heritage site.

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Penang Hainan Temple
A Clan temple built by the Hainan community and dedicated to Mazu, the sea goddess

tien kong than Tien Kong Than 天公坛
A temple dedicated to the Jade Emperor and set against the slope of Penang Hill
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Kek Lok Si Guan Yin
The tallest standing bronze Guan Yin in the world. A result of 35 years of work and determination.

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Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur Chinatown
Chinatown in the capital of Malaysia. A "double layer" Chinatown with piriated goods along the street and traditional businesses behind it.

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Thean Hou Temple, 天后宫
Dedicated to Mazu, the sea goddess, this is one of the largest Chinese temples in South East Asia.

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Malacca

Malacca Chinatown
The oldest Chinatown in Malaysia and one of the few Chinatowns inside a UNSECO world heritage site.

Wang Kang Festival
The very rare Wang Kang festival to clense the city of negative forces. Happens only several times in a century!

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Johor

boo tong keng

Boo Tong Keng 武当庙
This temple was founded during a turbulent and uncertain era. It was first established in a humble attap house and evolved into a large manificent temple today.

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Festivals and events

2012: Year of the Dragon
Chinese New Year, Malacca Chinatown
chinese new year in kuala lumpur chinatown

2009: Chinese New Year, KL Chinatown

 

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