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Month: April 2017

Passing by Chung Ling High School

Chung Ling High School in Ayer Itam is a Chinese boys’ school and also one of the oldest and most well known Chinese schools in Penang. Founded by the local […]

George Town Street View: Clarke Street

Named after Sir Andrew Clarke, the British Governor of the Straits Settlements in the late 1800s, Clarke Street is a small street in George Town that connects Argyll Road, Hutton […]

George Town Street View: Transfer Road

A major road in George Town, Transfer Road was named as a commemoration for the transfer of Straits Settlements administration from the British India office to the colonial office in […]

George Town Street View: Argyll Road

Once known as Bengali Alley, Argyll Road was an area in George Town predominantly populated by Bengalis, or rather the North Indians immigrants community in the 19th century before the […]