Apr 12, 2022 • 5M

Couchfish Day 296: The new village

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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It’s common to write about tradition under the shadow of development, but in Kampung Baru’s case, it’s accurate. A part of the sprawling “village” has, for years, laid under the shadow of Kuala Lumpur’s forever soaring skyline.

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Established in 1900 as a township for Malays, the almost 400-acre sprawl was, for over a century, a low-rise one. Only Malay Mu…

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