After all this time, the clock still ticks


Watching the clock: Mohd Rosli conducting maintenance work on the clock at the Sultan Abdul Samad building in Kuala Lumpur. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The historic and majestic clock at the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building chimed 12 times at midnight on Aug 31, 1957, when the Federation of Malaya celebrated its independence from Britain.

However, only a handful of people knows what it takes to keep it ticking.

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