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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:45 am

    Aerial view of Kek Lok Si Temple - 1960.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:47 am

    Cathay Cinema at Penang Road - 1964.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:50 am

    Johore town - 1950.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:51 am

    Johore Bharu Customs Checkpoint - 1966.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:54 am

    Johore-Singapore Causeway - 1959.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:55 am

    Johore Bharu Causeway Checkpoint - 1970.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:57 am

    Kuala Selangor Ferry - 1967.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:59 am

    Port Klang town centre - 1968.


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    Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands - 1960.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:03 am

    Kuantan town centre - 1950.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:04 am

    Federal Hotel, Genting Highlands - 1963.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:40 am





    Wong Swee Chin or famously known as Botak Chin was one of the most notorious and feared criminal in Malaysia in the early 60’s and 70’s.

    He was born in Kuala Lumpur in the year 1951.

    On the 11th of Jun 1981, Botak Chin was brought out of his cell; his face was covered with a black cloth.

    He was taken down to the chamber of death, and he looked as calm as he had always been.

    At the age of 29, Botak Chin was hung to death, ending the episode of the most notorious and legendary gangster in Malaysia.






    This little thing has been bugging me ever since.

    Why is he called "Botak" when he had a head full of hair and had never been shaven bald? scratch

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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 11:08 am

    Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Ipoh - 1980.


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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 11:09 am

    Brewster Road, Ipoh - 1950.


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    Taiping town centre - 1980.


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    University Malaya - 1963.


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    Sungai Besi Airport - 1960.


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    Penang Road - 1965.


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    Penang Hill cable railway - 1970.


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    Then and Now.

    Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Headquarters at Medan Pasar

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    Post by raynman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:22 pm

    Olden day cigarettes are really cheap. Grin


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    Post by raynman on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:24 pm

    Hailing a Len Sen bus at Jalan Ampang in 1974.


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    Post by raynman on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:27 pm

    A knife/parang sharpener plying her trade in Chow Kit Road. Photo undated.


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    Post by raynman on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:34 pm

    A group of school children wearing surgical masks at the peak of the worst haze spell in Malaysia in 1997.

    Photo taken somewhere in KL. Can anyone recognize where this place is?


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    Post by raynman on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:44 pm

    A Chinese man peddling his wares on a five-foot way in ancient Kuala Lumpur, around the 1880s.

    Notice his dressing and hairstyle are similar to Yap Ah Loy. With a Manchurian pigtail.  Very Happy


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