My Sinchew/ MyKampung

Tasty durian in Kg Teratai

Located about 6km from Kebun Baru, Kampung Teratai is a quiet new village with only about a hundred of households.

A longhouse story in Kampung Tambang

You might have heard about longhouse culture in Sarawak. But a longhouse could already be seen in a small village in Segamat, Johor as early as in the 1950s, and everyone lived together like a big family.

Old shop houses preserved in Gemas Baru

Residents of Gemas Baru were mostly rubber tappers in early days.

Ancient wells tell stories of Batu Anam

Before the emergency decree, in addition to tapping rubber, Batu Anam villagers also planted paddy, grew vegetables and tobacco, as well as raised pigs. Rubber tappers here were mainly Chinese and Indians.

Meet 155-year-old crocodile in Teluk Sengat

Teluk Sengat is located at the end of Sungai Johor and the new village has a mixed population of Chinese and Malays.

Sedenak, a "nursery village"

According to legend, the British colonial government had cleared over 10,000 acres of forest around Sedenak new village and invested in rubber plantation as early as in 1917, attracting many workers from outside the village.

Air Bemban awaits for development

Air Bemban covers only 50 acres of land and is recorded as the smallest new village of Kulai Jaya.

Away from urban madness

Sengkang and Sedenak are two adjacent Chinese new villages, most of whose early residents were rubber tappers during the colonial days.

The Pepper Village it used to be

Air Bemban and Bukit Batu are two Chinese new villages located along the Federal Highway. Before the opening of North-South Expressway, the old Federal Highway was the most important trunk road straddling the length of Peninsular Malaysia on the west coast., and the two Chinese new villages were busy pit stops for many lorry drivers.

Saleng veteran villagers recall tragic massacres

Saleng was surrounded by rubber estates in the 1920s and most of its villagers were rubber tappers. Shops were built in Batu 17, as well as along both sides of the main street in the 1930s.