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Apr 12, 2011 - Kuala Lipis

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Kuala Lipis was a gold mining town for some time before the British arrived in 1887. Things really started looking up when it was declared the capital of Pahang and construction began on many governmental colonial buildings. A separate area was established for the Chinese and Indian migrants, and today, the old shophouses add a touch of character and colour to the area near the confluence of the Lipis and Jelai Rivers. Even today, a large percentage of the population is Chinese and Indian and they use English, as a...

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