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Visiting Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia…But Not for a Marriage Blessing

I first met David Hogan, Jr., the publisher of the award winning Malaysia Asia Travel Blog, during a visit to Malaysia’s Penang Island. On that occasion, he took me to one of the island’s most popular “hawker centers,” where we ate our way through outdoor food stalls that stretched for blocks. Some years later David and I reconnected in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur (KL). This time he treated me to a delicious lunch at a hole-in-the-wall restaurant located in the city’s Little India neighborh...
Tags: Travel, David, Culture, Malaysia, Little India, Cultural Travel, Asia Travel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Penang Island, David Hogan Jr, Kuala Lumpur KL, Thean Hou Temple

10 Things To Do during Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur

10 Things To Do during Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur Since we are from Kuala Lumpur, we celebrate Chinese New Year every year in the city. In city, there will be lesser traffic and smaller crowds in the malls as many people has gone back to their hometown. Thus, traveling around the city will be easier and more convenient. Pin So what are the things you can do during Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur? This story is for everyone inclu...
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Malaysia vows to battle child marriage despite fears of drop in fertility rate

A Newly-wed couple exchanges rings during a mass wedding in conjunction with the ninth day of the ninth month at the Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur on September 9, 2015. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government is continuing its fight against the "harmful practice" of child marriage despite worries about citizens only tying the knot late in life, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development Rohani Abdul Karim said on Thursday .
Tags: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Thean Hou Temple, Rohani Abdul Karim

Places to Visit During Chinese New Year in Malaysia

For tourist visiting during the festive holidays, here are some places to visit during Chinese New Year in Malaysia. You may or may not know that most general places would be closed as the Lunar Chinese New Year holidays in Malaysia fall on the 8th and 9th of February which is a Monday and Tuesday. Most Malaysians will head back to their respective hometowns leaving the city empty, thus a fantastic time to explore the cities.  As most of the common tourist locations would be opened, shopp...
Tags: Featured, China, Southeast Asia, Unesco, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Sabah, Chinatown, Lions, Kota Kinabalu, Malacca, Melaka, Kuching, George Town, Penang, Tourism Malaysia