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The Grand Tour I – Straits Splendour… Penang, Malaysia

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“Neither the mainland nor the adjacent islands attracted any interest in this country till the East India Company acquired Pinang in 1775, Province Wellesley in 1798, Singapore in 1823, and Malacca in 1824. These small but important colonies were consolidated … Continue reading

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