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Penang Hill - David
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[ Penang Hill (Bukit Bendara) ]
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Botanic Garden
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[ Botanic Garden/Municipal Park ]
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all smiles
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[ People ]
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Thaipusam 2011
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[ Thaipusam ]
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sunset rossa
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[ Batu Ferringhi ]
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show jumping
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[ National Horse Show hosted by Penang Turf Club ]
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India House, Beach Street

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Bomoh

Registered: September 2008
Location: Mount Gambier, Limestone coast, South Australia
Posts: 81
September 12, 2008 4:41pm

What was the original function of India house and what is its use today?
kayes

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 3,485
September 21, 2008 10:16am

The USIS (United States Information Service) was housed there for many years. As the name suggested, it provided info about the US and there were plenty of books and magazines. I think USIS closed in the late 70s.
Bomoh

Registered: September 2008
Location: Mount Gambier, Limestone coast, South Australia
Posts: 81
September 22, 2008 1:46pm

Possibly where the CIA station chief for penang worked under cover??
Jim Joyce

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 46
October 5, 2008 1:23pm

Maybe closer than you really think Bomoh
davidyap

Registered: July 2008
Posts: 23
October 6, 2008 6:38am

Prior to USIS library, was private company office cum showroom for pumps/mech equipment whose name I cant remember. My friend's dad worked there



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