A Red-light District Worthy of a Vibrant Port

By Kuah Li Feng

August 2021 FEATURE
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CAMPBELL STREET IS named for Sir George William Robert Campbell (1835-1905), who was the acting Lieutenant- Governor of Penang in 1872. It was a position he held for just a year, after which he reassumed service as Inspector General of Police until his retirement and subsequent knighthood in 1891. He was previously the first British Colonial Inspector General of Police in Ceylon, where the Sri Lanka Police Service was introduced in 1866.Source: Penang Past and Present 1786-1963.Campbell passed away on...

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Kuah Li Feng

is an ethnographer and cultural practitioner. She founded Studio Good Think in 2011, one of the first private heritage service consultancies in Penang focusing on cultural research and interpretation.