Kampung Selamat: A Resilient Village Inspiring in its Embrace of Economic Change

By Pan Yi Chieh

June 2022 FEATURE
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Seu Teck Sean Tong.
KAMPUNG SELAMAT IS one of the few Chinese villages in Seberang Perai Utara. Over the decades, its transformation of economic activities bears witness to the dynamism inherent in small villages of its kind.The Village’s GrowthLocated at Tasek Gelugor, Kampung Selamat sits at the edge of Seberang Perai Utara. Its east and north sides border the villages of Kedah – Padang Serai and Kampung Pinang Tunggal respectively, known for the cultivation of paddy and vegetables.Kampung Selamat was formed after the Second...

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Pan Yi Chieh

is a research analyst at Penang Institute who was born in Taiwan but now lives in Penang. She is proud to be nurtured by the two beautiful islands she regards as home.