Articles for the History Category


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輝煌時期多達700車夫‧麻三輪車風光不再

輝煌時期多達700車夫‧麻三輪車風光不再

麻坡曾經是全馬擁有最多三輪車的縣屬,因此地方政府建造一座巨型三輪車為地標,但就如同這座早已生鏽脫漆的地標般,麻坡的三輪車業已走向夕陽,風光不再。

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Muar History & Story

Record of Muar's heritage for posterity

Record of Muar’s heritage for posterity

By CHONG CHEE SEONG A book on the study of old buildings by undergraduates aims to preserve the small town’s rich architectural culture and tradition THIRTY-TWO Universiti Malaya (UM) and National University of Singapore (NUS) architecture undergraduates have immortalised Muar in a 208-page book entitled Muar: Tributaries and Transitions. The book is based on the […]

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倡建麻坡華人歷史文物館 [A Muar Chinese Museum is proposed]

倡建麻坡華人歷史文物館 [A Muar Chinese Museum is proposed]

搜集“孫中山與柔佛”的資料,驚嘆於麻坡華人的重要。孫中山不僅確實有到過麻坡,而且麻坡實是當時柔佛革命派勢力的核心地。柔佛最早的反清組織“救國十八友”,就在麻屬東甲成立;柔佛最早的同盟會分會及其外圍組織啟智書報社,也都是在麻坡由劉靜山等人創立。

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Muar History & Story

100 years of Muar history

100 years of Muar history

Translated by WINNIE CHOOI MUAR, Johor — Chung Hwa High School in Muar, which is geared up to celebrate its 100th year in operation soon, is closely knit with the town’s Chinese community. In view of the advent of the school’s centennial celebration, Sin Chew Daily is looking back at the historical events within the […]

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Muar History & Story

A booming town with a fading past

A booming town with a fading past

Chong Chee Seong Liu Ni Seng, 57, is a businessman and an active community leader. BANDAR Maharani (literally Queen’s Town) in Muar is rapidly developing into a modern riverine city. It is located in an 8km coastal belt that is bathed by the Sungai Muar and the Straits of Malacca. Within the last 50 years, […]

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Heritage, Muar History & Story

Muar History: High School Muar

Muar History: High School Muar

THE Sekolah Tinggi Muar building, located in Jalan Meriam, Muar, was built in 1914, but HSM only took possession of the building in 1915. The history of Sekolah Tinggi Muar, popularly known as High School Muar (HSM), can be traced back to 1902, when it was founded by C.P. Frois, who became the school’s first […]

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Muar History & Story

Bandar Maharani, a right royal town

Bandar Maharani, a right royal town

AS a Muarian, I felt very proud when HRH Sultan Ibrahim of Johor on Feb 6, 2012 proclaimed Bandar Maharani a royal town. The 128-year-old town looks rather tired, is too laid-back, and in dire need of a facelift. Sultan Ibrahim is passionate in preserving history and maintaining a clean and healthy environment in Johor. […]

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正月廿三善才爺公誕

正月廿三善才爺公誕

在南馬即使過了元宵節,華社還漫延一片新春的氣息,新山有已列為國家文化遺產的古廟遊神,麻坡巴力溫拿(Parit Unas)的南亭寺則有善才爺公誕盛典。

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麻坡的大觀園 [Six cinemas in Muar during the 70s]

麻坡的大觀園 [Six cinemas in Muar during the 70s]

在我國只有兩家國營電視台的年代,且不說電視節目豐富與否,就連電視機也不多見,電影無形中成了普羅大眾最實惠的消遣娛樂,最便宜的戲票僅25仙,在鼎盛時期,麻坡就曾過有6家電影院之多。

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碼頭換新貌.逐漸被遺忘‧麻坡發展渡輪功不可沒 [The phased out jetty played an important role in the Muar development]

碼頭換新貌.逐漸被遺忘‧麻坡發展渡輪功不可沒 [The phased out jetty played an important role in the Muar development]

來到麻坡,引入眼廉的是一座宏偉的依斯邁大橋(俗稱麻橋),但在百多年前僅能靠渡輪緊緊聯繫著兩岸情,本期《小城遺事》帶你追溯在發展巨輪下被遺忘的麻坡渡輪。

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