Tag Archives: Kinta Valley

Blogging about “Falim House Exhibition: A Tin Mining Family @ Tin City Ipoh” and related issues…

_________________________________________________ The Collapse of the ITC: Why 10,000 Ipohites had to “jump aeroplane” (work illegally) in America … Read about 1 hawkers.. 2 schools.. 3 Places to go: Cold Storage, cinemas… 4 Whiteaways, Ipoh’s first shopping center.. 5 F & N, … Continue reading

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The Collapse of the ITC: Why 10,000 Ipohites had to “jump aeroplane” (work illegally) in America

____________________________________________________________ This blogger went through the horrendous years of 1984-87, when Ipoh and the whole of the Kinta Valley were going through the throes of the tin industry collapse. Having wanted to write about this terrible period for some time, … Continue reading

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