• Ipoh's Beef Noodles

    Ipoh's Beef Noodles

      This story starts in 1902 when Lee Cheong was born in Guangdong. Like many Chinese of his time, he left for Malaya when he was 14, in his case, to join his father in Kuala ...read more

  • What is Festival Kolektif all about?

    What Is Festival Kolektif All About?

        By Ahmad Shaufiq Pics by Muharos Festival Kolektif 2019 by Gerakan Seni Ipoh (GSI) began in April with a total...read more

  • Eye Health:  Watch that BP

    Eye Health: Watch That BP

    Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr S.S. GILL talks about high blood pressure effects on the eye

  • Istana Billah

    Istana Billah

      Forgotten Buildings By Luqman Hakim Istana Billah or Billah Palace was built based on the Mandailing architectural concept. It is also known as the “Mandailing Ma...read more

  • Objections to Change of Plot Ratio and Building Height in Old Town

    Objections To Change Of Plot Ratio And Building Height In Old Town

          A press conference discussing the 'Change of Plot Ratio and Building Height' in Old Town was held earlier ...read more

  • Conserving a Century-old Mosque

    Conserving A Century-old Mosque

      A total of RM600,000 was allocated to build and conserve the Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque in Kampung Gajah. Chief Execut...read more

  • Heritage Gallery @ 22 Hale Street

    Heritage Gallery @ 22 Hale Street

      Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad and The Edge Malaysia presented “Ipoh Pergi!” (Go to Ipoh!) in conjunction with t...read more

  • 6-Ton House Relocated Manually

    6-Ton House Relocated Manually

    Over a hundred villagers and students from Universiti Teknologi Perak (UTP) and Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS) helped carry a house from its original location in Dataran Badan...read more

  • Spreading His Passion in Heritage

    Spreading His Passion In Heritage

    Recently appointed as adjunct lecturer to UTP, Ian Anderson, founder and Managing Director of ipohWorld gave his inaugural lecture...read more

  • Relocating a Mosque

    Relocating A Mosque

    A talk by Dr Mohd Jaki bin Mamat entitled, “Restoration Works of Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque” was held at Hotel Seri Malaysia, Ipoh on Saturday, March 17. It was record...read more

  • Bringing Back Soul to Old Town

    Bringing Back Soul To Old Town

    of Ipoh’s Old Town is slowly being restored and while not to its former glory.

  • Ipoh Museum at Top 1% of World Must-visit Sites

    Ipoh Museum At Top 1% Of World Must-visit Sites

    With two months still to go to its third anniversary, Han Chin Pet Soo, The Hakka Miners’ Club Museum has been voted as bein...read more

  • Vintage Bicycle Exhibition

    Vintage Bicycle Exhibition

    In conjunction with Visit Perak Year 2017, Perak Museum Board and Kelab Komuniti Pemilik Basikal Klasik Malaysia organised a vintage bicycle exhibition recently at the state museum...read more

  • 22 Hale Street

    22 Hale Street

    Located in the heart of Old Town, 22 Hale Street, a project initiated by Puan Sri Dato’ Sandra Lee Wei Feng, is an upcoming heritage gallery that aims to tell the story of Ip...read more

  • Living Museum Close to Completion

    Living Museum Close To Completion

    Restoration and relocation of the 107-year-old Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque, which was featured in Ipoh Echo Issue 244, are now abo...read more

  • Cheong Lee Hup Kee Tinsmith

    Cheong Lee Hup Kee Tinsmith

    Being involved in tin mining at the age of 15, Wong Kong Sing has now taken over the business from his father. This family business, which is now in its third generation, was begun...read more

  • A Living Museum

    A Living Museum

    Located in Kampung Gajah, the 106-year-old Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque is reputed to be the oldest building in the village. Before being converted into a mosque in 1910 it was a no...read more

  • ipohWorld Marches on

    IpohWorld Marches On

    Treacher Street (Jalan Bijeh Timah) took on a 1930’s ambience recently. With its human-powered vintage vehicles, ipohWorld became the focus of the celebratory parade held in ...read more

  • Double Joy for Ho Yan Hor

    Double Joy For Ho Yan Hor

      It was double the happiness for Ho Yan Hor, the first and longest-standing product from Hovid Berhad, as it celebrated the official launch of its museum as well as the 75-y...read more

  • Museum Recaptures Spirit of Late Entrepreneur

    Museum Recaptures Spirit Of Late Entrepreneur

    The inspirational story of the late Dr Ho Kai Cheong unfolds like a good book at the pre-war heritage building along Jalan Bijeh T...read more

  • Keeping Malay Heritage Alive

    Keeping Malay Heritage Alive

    With its objectives to educate the public on the importance of keeping Malay heritage alive, Perak State Public Library held a talk about preserving Nadir books and Malay Manuscrip...read more

  • International Museum Day 2015

    International Museum Day 2015

    International Museum Day was founded in 1997 by the International Council of Museums. The aim is to increase public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. ...read more

  • A Gala Day for Perak's Victoria Bridge

    A Gala Day For Perak's Victoria Bridge

    Victoria Bridge across the Perak River at Karai was honoured on Sunday 31 May 2015 when the 115th anniversary of its opening was c...read more

  • Iconic Falim House to be Preserved

    Iconic Falim House To Be Preserved

      Amber Synergy Sdn Bhd which bought Falim House together with its 26 acres site in 2012 is all set to allay fears and publi...read more

  • Hakka Villa to Reveal Revelational Past

    Hakka Villa To Reveal Revelational Past

    It has an impressive facade, standing tall, standing proud and standing out from the rest of the dilapidated shop houses on Jalan ...read more

  • House that Foo Choong Yit Built

    House That Foo Choong Yit Built

    In the early 1950s, it was customary for those living in Menglembu who owned a car, to take a drive to Ipoh after dinner. Tambun R...read more

  • Taiping's Old Museum House

    Taiping's Old Museum House

    About 40 heritage lovers joined in the Taiping Heritage Society’s visit to the Old House Museum, located at Market Square recently. The facility is along Jalan Taming Sari ne...read more

  • Perak Man Returns to Lenggong

    Perak Man Returns To Lenggong

    The country’s oldest prehistoric man uncovered 24 years ago, Perak Man, finally returns home to Lenggong Valley, and was opened for public viewing effective Saturday, Februar...read more