My Sinchew/ MyKampung

The story of Bukit Kangkar

Bukit Kangkar is a an easily accessible small town, known for its two giant water tanks built in 1936 which have now become its landmark.

The young ones return home

There was no road sign and house number in early days, and roads were winding and bumpy. Postmen would leave letters at a coffee shop in the main street. Instead of collecting letters from their mail boxes, villagers had to collect them at the coffee shop.

From gambir to vegetables

He thus gave up his job and started his vegetable farming business on that desolate swamp.

Gift from the sea

Recognised as the largest fishing village in east coast of Peninsula, Endau has more than 500 big and small boats, capturing a wide variety of fishes supplying to Singapore, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and other places.

Mersing Kechil emphasises close ties

Located in the eastern part of Johor, Mersing Kechil is half kilometre from Mersing.

Jemaluang, an old folk village

As night fell, the curtain was lifted, famous Chinese opera actors stepped onto the stage. They attracted the audience with gorgeous costumes and gained thunderous applause with superb performances. It was a scene in Jemaluang long time ago.

Old tailors in Menglembu

Tailored clothes are common in the past, and the business bloomed. However, with the mushroomed clothing shops, buying ready-made clothes became a trend, affecting the business of some tailors and forced them to survive on modifying clothes and sewing zippers.

Turning abandoned mine into vegetable farm

Located in eastern Selangor, Ulu Yam has evolved from a desolated land into a small town, thanks to its tin mining activities. Residents here were engaged in rubber plantation, tin mining activities and oil palm plantation in early days and today, many have shifted to vegetable farming.

Mining story in Ipoh

The then British colonial government's Datuk Panglima Kinta asked Chinese leader Yao De Sheng to fund the construction of new shops and Yao readily agreed.

Massacre a forever pain for Ulu Yam

Although the massacre took place 60 years ago, the wound will not heal for residents here and the then grief scene would be summoned whenever the it was recalled. The journey to claim justice for the tragic death of the 24 innocent rubber tappers is still going on even decades of years after the incident.