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Notes on the Geography of Malaysia: Modern Central Kuching

Along with preserving the city's historic core, Kuching's leaders are building a modern city. Most of it is suburban, but some of it adjoins the old core.

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Malaysia: Modern Central Kuching picture 1

We're up at Fort Margherita and looking across the river in a set of four overlapping pictures. We'll swing right.

Malaysia: Modern Central Kuching picture 2

Hotels dominate the skyline.

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They have the prime locations, for good or ill.

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The building at the far right abuts the main bazaar and is... any guesses?

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It's the Starplex Cinema, plus garage.

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A nice reminder of tradition, combined with a very contemporary profession.


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