Skyscrapers threaten to swallow KL's last Malay village

Published on 16 Apr 2018 11:55:00 AM

City leaders across Southeast Asia are looking to redevelop low-rise areas in the hearts of their increasingly high-rise cities, sparking debate about what might be lost in the process.

Kampung Baru, which means “new village”, was first established by the British colonial authorities in 1900 as an agricultural enclave for Malays.