Petaling Street no longer seems to represent Malaysian culture and its people

Hive of activity: Some locals find that foreigners manning stalls in Petaling Street are affecting the image of the tourist spot.

PETALING Street, also known as the Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur, is a permanent fixture on lists of places for tourists to visit but many locals can also be found in the area, proving its overall popularity for a number of reasons.

Despite its popularity, there have been a number of times in the past when people felt that it had become more of a foreign land than one representing true Malaysian culture and its people.

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