KOB Heritage

036 Mr. Ong Tiang Swee

036 Mr. Ong Tiang Swee

The son of Ong Ewe Hai, Ong Tiang Swee was born in Kuching in 1864 and studied in Singapore. From the age of 18 years,...

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035 Ewe Hai Street

035 Ewe Hai Street

The shophouses along this street were built by Ong Ewe Hai (王友海) in 1886. He was one of Sarawak’s Hokkien pioneers and...

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032 Bishopsgate Street

032 Bishopsgate Street

This small street is adjunction to Carpenter Street and Ewe Hai Street. It is also known as “Little Side Street” (横街仔)...

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031 Bishop’s Gate

031 Bishop’s Gate

The Bishop’s Gate at the end of Carpenter Street once marked the boundary between the Old Bazaar and the grounds of...

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029 Tai Moh & Co.

029 Tai Moh & Co.

Sim Teow Song was born in Dong Cheng, Chao An in 1904. The Sim family was a well off family. At the age of 18, Sim...

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