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Taking advantage of the Chinese New Year holiday break, we set off east on a road trip to Kuala Terengganu, an area known as the conservative Malay heartland.
Penang used to be known as the Pearl of the Orient. Then it got dirty, messy and run down. But ever since it was granted UNESCO world heritage site, it has regained its lustre and become a favourite destination for local and foreign visitors.
- Bangkok Lane’s Seng Lee Cafe (the corner coffee shop) for mee goreng and mee rebus. After polishing that off, cross Jalan Burma to another corner coffee shop, Kedai Kopi Swee Kong for siam laksa or laksa lemak.
Needed new staff. Interview set with 23 year old fresh graduate. Unemployed for a few months. Coming all the way from Pahang about 3 hours away. Interview set for 2 pm. Received call at 11.30 am. Candidate had arrived. Was downstairs in front of the pharmacy. We are on the 3rd floor. Could she come for the interview now? She asks. Sure. Just take the lift to the 3rd floor.