HISTORY

  • Shots of Ipoh's Nostalgic Past

    Shots Of Ipoh's Nostalgic Past

    In conjunction with the “Inaugural Leong Sin Nam Annual Lecture” by Ipoh World’s Ian Anderson on June 24, the Ipoh World team was invited to set up a photo exhibi...read more

  • Remembrance Week 2018

    Remembrance Week 2018

    The annual remembrance week in June brings with it real-life tales of courage and inspiration from the veterans and their families for us to reflect upon. Ipoh Echo discovers what ...read more

  • The Battle of Kampar

    The Battle Of Kampar

    More than seventy-seven years after the start of World War Two on December, 1941, many, particularly younger generations, are largely unaware of the carnage that claimed the lives ...read more

  • Underground Bunker

    Underground Bunker

    The state government has sought the assistance of the Malaysian Historical Society and the National Heritage Department to determine the age and people responsible for the undergro...read more

  • Battle of Kampar Site

    Battle Of Kampar Site

    The Battle of Kampar site is an upcoming heritage and tourism spot in the state. Minister of Tourism and Culture, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said that the historical loca...read more

  • Volunteers Visit Museums

    Volunteers Visit Museums

    Some 22 volunteers from the Department of Museums, Malaysia and their family members visited Han Chin Pet Soo and Ho Yan Hor Museums located in Ipoh's Old Town, next to Kinta River...read more

  • Armoured Vehicles for Display

    Armoured Vehicles For Display

    Two armoured vehicles that served with the Royal Malaysia Police during the Malayan Emergency (1948 to 1960) were handed over for display recently. The vehicles, a GMC Armoured Pe...read more

  • Malayan Emergency Monument and Gallery

    Malayan Emergency Monument And Gallery

    The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) Malayan Emergency Monument and Gallery at Sungei Siput Estate, Sg Siput was officiated b...read more

  • YMCA at Lahat Road?

    YMCA At Lahat Road?

      Ipohites have grown up with the notion that the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Ipoh, which was originally sited at the old Lido Cinema, is located along Jal...read more