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Yap Ah Loy May Not Have Been the Founder Of Kuala Lumpur, According to This New Book April 19, 2018 – Posted in: In The News

Any Malaysian who has studied history would remember learning about how our capital city, Kuala Lumpur came to be. From its beginnings as a tin mining hub to its current status as Malaysia’s bustling capital city, Kuala Lumpur remains one of the most historically rich places in the country. We’ve all learnt in school that Yap Ah Loy, the leader of KL’s Chinese community, made a lot of significant contributions to the city’s development during…

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Was Kuala Lumpur founded by Sutan Puasa? – Posted in: In The News

Was Mandailing merchant, Sutan Puasa, the founder of Kuala Lumpur? The statement made by Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim in several intellectual discourses last year that “the founder of Kuala Lumpur was Sutan Puasa, from Mandailing”, had raised questions among the public since Malaysian history has stated that Yap Ah Loy, the third Kapitan China was the founder of the city. However, a newly published book titled Sutan Puasa Founder of Kuala…

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Sutan Puasa pengasas sebenar Kuala Lumpur? – Posted in: In The News

Betulkah Sutan Puasa, seorang saudagar Mandailing, pengasas sebenar Kuala Lumpur? Kenyataan Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim pada beberapa wacana intelektual tahun lepas bahawa “pengasas Kuala Lumpur ialah Sutan Puasa, dari Mandailing”, menimbulkan persoalan dalam kalangan orang ramai kerana sejarah Malaysia menyebut bahawa Yap Ah Loy, seorang Kapitan China, adalah pengasas bandar raya ini. Bagaimanapun, sebuah buku yang diterbitkan baru-baru ini berjudul Sutan Puasa Founder of Kuala Lumpur karangan Abdur-Razzaq Lubis, mendedahkan maklumat…

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