Presgrave Street View: Kwong Wah Yit Poh Press Building

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Kwong Wah Yit Poh is one of the oldest Chinese language newspapers in Malaysia, which was originally founded by in 1910 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (as one of the movement’s media outlets to overthrow the Qing dynasty of Imperial China at that time). This current building is located at Presgrave Street, George Town. Prior to this location, the newspaper office had been located in several places in George Town including Armenian Street and Chulia Street Ghaut.

George Town Street View: Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street (or Lebuh Presgrave) is a street in George Town that runs through McNair Street and connects to C.Y Choy Road. Known as the ‘Third Street’ in the Prangin Canal area, the street also houses one of the many popular street food or hawker centers in George Town. The Kwong Wah Yit Poh Chinese newspaper office is also located here.