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The History of Parit Buntar, Perak

The name Parit Buntar is said to have been taken from the name of a prominent leader named Tok Buntar.

The Story of a Taiping-born soldier, Sentenced to Death by Japan

The earliest Askar Melayu troop with body number 12, Lt Ibrahim bin Sidek, passed away with his companion Lt Ariffin bin Sulaiman with body number 8, and five other soldiers of Askar Melayu.

Princess of Perak, the Richest Woman in Malaysia

In 2007, Raja Eleena was nominated as the 25th richest individual in Malaysia.

Beting Beras Basah Witnessed the Arrival of the First Sultan of...

The history of Perak’s royalty starts in the early 15th century; 1528 to be exact, when the first Sultan of Perak was enthroned at Beting Beras Basah.

The Myth of a Giant Snake Bombed by the Japanese in...

At that time, it was said that rumors spread throughout Perak saying that the Japanese troops killed many giant snakes in holes by using a grenade alone.

Raja Azlan Muzzaffar Shah, the Eldest Son of the 35th Sultan...

The eldest son of Sultan Nazrin Shah, who is the 35th Sultan of Perak, with his lovely wife Tuanku Zara Salim, The Queen of Perak was born at around 10 am on March 14th, 2008 in Hospital Pakar Damansara, Selangor.

Mystery of the Faded Image on the Birch Memorial Clock Tower

Memorial Birch Clock Tower which is located beside Perak State Mosque was built in 1909 in the remembrance of first British Resident of Perak’s 34th death anniversary; J.W.W. Brich.

The Story of Abandoned Casuarina Inn in Taiping

Casuarina Inn, located at Taman Tasik Taiping, Perak, used to be a famous and cheap hotel resultant of its attractive design and architecture since British created it but it now left vacated. It has been left without any owner for a long time and has led to mysterious stories regarding to the empty hotel.

Raja Chulan is The First Malay Chosen To Be A Part...

The person that we will be talking about is the first Malay to be appointed as an officer in the British Administration which is as Malayan Civil Service (MCS).

The Legend of an Elephant Named Aduka in Gerik

This legendary elephant named Aduka was initially encountered when it was roaming around in Hutan Belum. When first discovered - estimated in 1980’s – they were alarmed by Aduka’s size which was as gigantic as a house. Despite that, it was incredibly tame and ever since had a keeper who never felt tired to care and feed it.

The Story of the Kumpulan Parang Panjang Establishment in Bekor Village,...

The violence made by the communists has caused the Malay villagers of Bekor Village to establish a group named “Kumpulan Parang Panjang”. They learnt martial arts such as pencak silat.

The Mystery of a Haunted Old House in Lumut

The existence of this abandoned old house was unknown due to the thick forest surrounding it. The forest was then discovered by developer for the purpose of development. As the area was cleared, a creepy old house were to be seen. The owner remains unknown.

The Story of Sultan Perak’s Princess Becoming Permaisuri of Johor

Tuanku Raja Zarith Sofia who was born on August 14th 1959 at Hospital Batu Gajah, Perak is actually a Permaisuri of Johor Darul Takzim and a wife to Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Ismail, the fifth Sultan Johor.

Dark Events Behind the Construction of Gerik Jeli Highway (East-West)

On that particular day, the communists launched an attack to the labors who were working on the construction of the road.

Story of The Bloody Sabil War In Sungai Manik

The Sabil War in Sungai Manik started when a Malay Communist named Mail Rudo from the main Communist Camp in Sungai Tungku was shot dead by a Banjar rebel/fighter named Utoh Putih at Parit 6, Pekan Rabu, Bendang D.O, now known as Chenderong Balai The Communists at that time were renowned for being ruthless towards the villagers.

Mystical Curse Of The Orphan On Ban Pecah Tanjung Piandang

According to stories by word of mouth of local residents, it seems that the curse of an orphan has changed the look of the fertile area into the sea.

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The Origin of Sitiawan City Name

According to earlier history of how Sitiawan got its name, it was said to be derived from four elephants passing through this village. Suddenly, one of them disappeared from the herd.

The Myth Behind the Letter A for Perak Vehicle Registration Number

Initially, the first alphabet of the vehicle registration number in Perak was not the letter A, but the letter PK.

History of Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK)

The MCKK was established in 1905 by the British on the recommendation of Richard James Wilkinson, a colony education officer at the time.

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