My Sinchew/ MyKampung

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.


Of Chinese calligraphy and Hakka arts festival

Kampung Saleng and Kelapa Sawit new village are both located north of the Federal Highway Route 1 approximately 17 miles and 26 miles from Johor Bahru central railway station.


Kangkar Bahru, symbol of unity

Located 12km from the town of Yong Peng, Johor, Kangkar Bahru is one such place that residents really live in perfect harmony and true muhibbah spirit.


Bukit Bakri Barat produces quality joss sticks

About 60%, or 8,000 people, of Bukit Bakri Barat's population are Chinese. Its fist village head Du Pi Zhou, who is still in the office today, said that following the progress of the times, the housing industry booms, particularly in Aik Hwa Choon.


Roads in Kg Baru Sin Lik named after local fruits

A major feature of the new village is, all of its roads are named after local fruits, including Jalan Durian, Jalan Limau Manis, Jalan Rambutan, and Jalan Mangga.


Kg Baru Lam Lee known for kampung eggs

Located 8km away from Yong Peng, Kampung Baru Lam Lee was originally a wasted forest. The then British colonial government employed workers to clear the land and built the village in three months.


The bustling town of ceramics

Located at the intersection connecting north-south traffic arteries of Johor, Kampung Baru Ayer Hitam is known for its cheap and quality ceramic products.


Slow pace of living in Pulau Ketam

The island is free of smoke emitting vehicles and residents only walk, or ride bicycle or electronic bicycle. Therefore, there is no sound of honking and no problem of traffic jam. They sleep without locking their doors and they have no worry of becoming the target of criminals.


Sungai Mati gets back to nature

Sungai Mati was once a thriving port but after the formation of an oxbow lake, it gradually abandoned the bustling and flourishing good old days and became an inland town rich in natural ecology.