Kampar: Old mining town thrives after becoming a higher learning centre

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  • Friday, 28 Aug 2015

Remembering the past: Schoolchildren visiting the Kinta Tin Mining Museum, a project undertaken by former Kampar MP and developer Tan Sri Hew See Tong. Photo: SAIFUL BAHRI

WITHOUT the presence of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), the residents believe that Kampar would not be such a lively town.

After the tin mining industry collapsed in 1986, Kampar steered towards a new direction, marking the dawning of a new era for the town.

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