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PETALING JAYA: The Chinese community in Malaysia played an important role not only in the economic and business development of the country, but also in the struggle of achieving independence, said Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.
KUALA LUMPUR: Yap Ah Loy’s portrait will be immortalised in 2,000 commemorative stamp sets.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia and a series of Chinese associations have launched commemorative stamps in honour of the 180th anniversary of Yap Ah Loy’s birth, the third “Kapitan Cina” of Kuala Lumpur.
JOHOR BARU: A group of Lego enthusiasts from Muar has used the colourful toy bricks to build models of historical buildings to remind people of the importance of preserving the country’s architectural heritage.
PUTRAJAYA: The withdrawal of Clause 88A in the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2017 should not be seen as a “Government U-turn”, said Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
PETALING JAYA: For all that he had given to lay the foundation for the growth of Kuala Lumpur, the descendants of Yap Ah Loy, who are now into the sixth generation, will surely want his contributions as the third Kapitan Cina of Kuala Lumpur remembered as part of the nation’s history.
MELAKA: The great-grandson of late philanthropist Leow Poh Seng is upset that the patriarch’s grave has been destroyed by a contractor carrying out earthworks.
Almost 150 years ago, he was made the third Kapitan Cina of Kuala Lumpur and laid the foundation for its growth. Today, Sunday Star takes a look at the man that is Yap Ah Loy and his contributions to the capital of Malaysia.
MORE of a diplomat than a fighter. That is how Glenn Yap describes his great, great grandfather, Yap Ah Loy.
MELAKA: The great grandson of the late philanthropist Leow Poh Seng has expressed concern over the desecration of his grave located at the Batu Berendam-Durian Tunggal junction.