History of Asia Jaya (current Hotel Armada) in Petaling Jaya


When you travel via the Kelana Line LRT train from KL Sentral upwards to Kelana Jaya and Subang Jaya, there is a stop known as Asia Jaya. Have you ever wondered why it was known as Asia Jaya when there was no building or road or area with that name? Whereas for other trainstops, they [...]

PJ State Cinema -nostalgic childhood memories

PJ State Cinema

Sometimes when I pass the PJ State Cinema, sweet childhood memories come to mind. I wish to write the article for the benefit of those who did not grow up in PJ…. that this building, located in Jalan Yong Shook Lin in front of the MBPJ main office was once a busy cinema. I grew [...]

Hulu Langat- a place filled with nostalgic memories


Today I want to share with you about Hulu Langat and why the place holds a special place in my heart. But first, let me tell you a little about my mother’s background: My mom was the 7th daughter born to a poor family of all daughters. Not long after my mother was born, her [...]

Ampang Park Shopping Complex in Kuala Lumpur | Nostalgia


Note: Ampang Park shopping complex which was opened since 1973, ceased operations effective 1 January 2018. For decades it had served as a shopping complex in KL long before huge shopping complexes like Midvalley Megamall, Suria KLCC and Pavilion are build. Originally I had unpublished this article but decided to republish it for the benefit [...]