Lunar Peaks – A Treasure Gone Forever

By Ooi Kok Chuen

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The demolition job on Lunar Peaks.
Late National Artist Laureate Datuk Syed Ahmad Jamal's (1929-2011) heritage sculpture monument, Puncak Purnama (Lunar Peaks), was demolished by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) in early July in what some would call the worst pre- Raya monument carnage in living memory.bubur sudah jadi najis! Shout or do what you like, the Class-1 important monument was reduced to rubble at its site, once dubbed Taman Wawasan in Jalan Sulaiman, KL. It was summarily cleared purportedly for new landscaping work. It...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.