Taiping, Perak

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Taiping (Chinese pronunciation: /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹piŋ/; Malay pronunciation: /taipeŋ/)(Chinese: 太平, Hokkien: Thài-pêng; Tamil: தைப்பிங், Jawi: تاءيڤيڠ) is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia.wikipedia
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It is located approximately 48 km northwest of Ipoh, the capital of Perak, and 78 km southeast of George Town, Penang.
In 1937, Ipoh was made the capital of Perak, replacing Taiping.

Perak Museum

Perak State Museum
Perak State Museum is located in the town.
The Perak Museum (Muzium Perak) is a public museum located at the junction of Jalan Muzium (Museum Road) and Jalan Taming Sari (Main Road) in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.

Perak

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It is located approximately 48 km northwest of Ipoh, the capital of Perak, and 78 km southeast of George Town, Penang. Taiping (Chinese pronunciation: /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹piŋ/; Malay pronunciation: /taipeŋ/)(Chinese: 太平, Hokkien: Thài-pêng; Tamil: தைப்பிங், Jawi: تاءيڤيڠ) is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia.
The following day they went on to Taiping, leaving destruction and heavy casualties in their wake.

Larut, Matang and Selama District

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Taiping (Chinese pronunciation: /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹piŋ/; Malay pronunciation: /taipeŋ/)(Chinese: 太平, Hokkien: Thài-pêng; Tamil: தைப்பிங், Jawi: تاءيڤيڠ) is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia.
Taiping is the capital town of this district.

Chung Keng Quee

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Chung Keng Quee was leader of the Hakka Go-Kuan and the Hai San society that they belonged to, and began to operate his tin mines in Larut in 1860.
Capitan China Chung Keng Quee (, 1821 – 13 December1901) was the founder and administrator of modern Taiping in Perak, Malaysia.

Kuala Kangsar (town)

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Taiping took over Kuala Kangsar's role as the state capital from 1876 to 1937, but was then replaced by Ipoh.
By the 1890s, the growth of the tin mining towns of Ipoh and Taiping had eclipsed Kuala Kangsar, but it remains to this day one of the most attractive of the Malay royal capitals.

Ngah Ibrahim

In the time of Ngah Ibrahim the Chinese increased in number and by early 1860 two large groups were formed by the Chinese, the "Five Associations" whose members worked in the mines of Klian Pauh and the "Four Associations" whose members worked in the mines of Klian Baharu.
Ngah Ibrahim was a Malay headman who succeeded his father Long Jaafar as headman and administrator of the district of Larut upon the death of his father in 1885.

Taiping Municipal Council

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The Taiping Municipal Council is the municipal council which administers the township.
The (Majlis Perbandaran Taiping, abbreviated MPT) is the municipal council which administers Taiping in the state of Perak, Malaysia.

Kamunting

Klian Baharu
In the time of Ngah Ibrahim the Chinese increased in number and by early 1860 two large groups were formed by the Chinese, the "Five Associations" whose members worked in the mines of Klian Pauh and the "Four Associations" whose members worked in the mines of Klian Baharu. There are Taiping parliamentary seat, Aulong, Pokok Assam and Kamunting state seat meanwhile for Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat, Terong, Kuala Sepetang and Changkat Jering state seat.
It is the biggest satellite town of Taiping.

Aulong

There are Taiping parliamentary seat, Aulong, Pokok Assam and Kamunting state seat meanwhile for Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat, Terong, Kuala Sepetang and Changkat Jering state seat.
Aulong is a suburb of Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.

Hakka people

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Larut was destined to be plagued by four major wars between members of both the Cantonese Go-Kuan Ghee Hin Society and the Hakka Hai San society.
Chung Keng Quee, "Captain China" of Perak and Penang, was the founder of the mining town of Taiping, the leader of the Hai San, a millionaire philanthropist, and an innovator in the mining of tin, having been respected by both Chinese and European communities in the early colonial settlement.

Bukit Larut

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Bukit Larut, formerly known as Maxwell Hill (but still often referred to by its latter name), is a hill resort located 10 km from Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.

Pokok Assam

There are Taiping parliamentary seat, Aulong, Pokok Assam and Kamunting state seat meanwhile for Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat, Terong, Kuala Sepetang and Changkat Jering state seat.
Pokok Assam is a small town in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.

James W. W. Birch

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The capital of Perak was moved from Bandar Baru (New Town) to Taiping after Datok Maharaja Lela assassinated the first British Resident of Perak Mr. James Wheeler Woodford Birch at Pasir Salak in 1875.
In the aftermath of the event, the administration shifted to Taiping.

Uthaya Sankar SB

Uthaya Sankar SB (born Taiping, Perak) is a Malaysian writer who writes in the Bahasa Malaysia.

Lim Swee Aun

The eldest son of Lim Tee Hooi and Foong Cheong Ngan, Swee Aun was born on 1 September 1915 in Taiping, Perak and educated at the King Edward VII School (Taiping).

Hai San Secret Society

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Larut was destined to be plagued by four major wars between members of both the Cantonese Go-Kuan Ghee Hin Society and the Hakka Hai San society.
At Larut, miners who were members of the Hai San society fought with miners who were members of the Ghee Hin society over the tin-rich fields of Kelian Pauh and Kelian Baru.

Taiping Lake Gardens

Its unusual rainfall has also led to a fertile collection of flora and century-old rain trees in the Taiping Lake Gardens.

Taiping railway station

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The Taiping railway station was the first operational train station in Malaysia.
The Taiping railway station (Stesen keretapi Taiping; Jawi: ستيسين کريتاڤي تايڤيڠ) is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the town of Taiping, Perak.

KTM Intercity

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The station was previously served only by KTM Intercity trains, with a one way trip to KL Sentral taking about six hours.

Keretapi Tanah Melayu

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The Taiping-Port Weld line was dismantled by KTMB in the 1980s.

Imee Ooi

Ooi was born in Taiping, Malaysia to a musically-inclined Hoklo family.

Kuala Sepetang

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There are Taiping parliamentary seat, Aulong, Pokok Assam and Kamunting state seat meanwhile for Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat, Terong, Kuala Sepetang and Changkat Jering state seat.
The whole railway line from here to Taiping, which was the first railway line in the Peninsular, is now dismantled, and now only the ticketing booth and the Port Weld railway signboard remain.

Toh Chin Chye

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Toh completed his secondary education at St George's Institution in Taiping, Perak, and at the Anglo-Chinese School in Ipoh.