KL Heritage Walk
Old High Court Building
National History Museum
Flanking to Panggung Bandaraya is the Old
In front of the old fountain is the National
High Court located along the banks of Sungai
History Museum. The building was built in
1888 and was once used by the Standard Chartered Bank.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Cross the bridge over Sungai Gombak, and
Kuala Lumpur Memorial Library
you can see the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad
Next to that is the Kuala Lumpur Memorial
Building which has been featured in millions
Library. As it once served as a Government
of photographs of Kuala Lumpur. The building
printing centre, it was built to hold large
printing press machines and there are no columns in this building.
The next time you have a bit of time, gather
Industrial Court Building
your family or friends together and go on a
Royal Selangor Club
heritage walk in the city centre. There are,
The Royal Selangor Club is on your left.
of course, various tours you can map out.
Mahkamah Perusahaan / Industrial Court. A
From here, expatriates once used to watch
The following is a walk that will take a half
long time ago, the Loh Chow Kit Emporium
history unfold in Kuala Lumpur. Although
day. It’s best to start early in the morning.
was located here. Keep an eye out for the
most members are now Malaysians, this club
Old Post Office Building
Cathedral of St Mary
Next, check out the Old Post Office which is
After the club, you can see the Cathedral of St
Mary, one of the oldest Anglican churches in
Sessions Court Building
Walk along Jalan Raja until you reach the
Finally walk across Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
junction with Lebuh Pasar Besar. Right in front and make your way to Masjid India. Till this
come to the heritage buildings that house the of you, on the left side of the road, is the
day, this mosque is used mainly by the Indian
Muslims who live and run businesses around it.
Panggung Bandaraya Building
At Dataran Merdeka, check out the huge flag
End your tour by eating at one of the many
theatre at the junction between Jalan Tun
Nasi Kandar that can be found along Jalan
Perak and Jalan Raja. Turn left and look for
Merdeka Fountain. This fountain was brought Tunku Abdul Rahman.
all the way from England and installed here.
Protecting Yourself Against the H1N1 virus.
At time of writing, no vaccine is available to protect against the
Stay at home if you come down with flu like symptoms and isolate
A(H1N1) virus. There are however steps that you can take to protect
yourself as much as possible from others in your house. These include
your self (and others) from getting sick.
fever, headaches and running nose. The vast majority of people will
Start by ensuring that you cover your nose and mouth with a
recover from H1N1 influenza on their own without seeking medical
tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue into a trash
assistance. If you must go out, use a face mask.
bin after you use it. Wash your hands often with soap and water
If symptoms become serious, seek medical assistance
especially after you have touched surfaces. Do not share towels with
immediately. Watch out for fever that does not go away after three
others. Do not rub your eyes or touch your nose and mouth with your
days or returns after three days, body aches, runny or stuffy nose,
hands as germs can enter your body that way. Ensure that there is
sore throat, nausea, or vomiting or diarrhea, Those in the high risk
ventilation in your living and work spaces. Keep windows open so
category include children below five years old; those aged 65 years
that air is circulated well. Keep your distance from people as much as
and above; children and adolescents (below 18 years) on long-term
possible – at least 1 metre distance from someone who is not well.
aspirin therapy; pregnant women; adults and children with asthma,
Prepare for the possibility that someone in the house may fall ill
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, organ failure, cardiovascular
by stocking over the counter medicine for fever, cough and cold and
disease, hepatic, heamatological, neurologic, neuromuscular or
items such tissues, face masks and other related items.
metabolic disorders such as diabetes mellitus; adults and children
If you do fall ill, make sure that you take lots of liquids such
who have immunosuppressant; and residents of nursing homes and
as water, fruit juices and isotonic drinks to prevent dehydration.
Dipping into steamboat
Malaysians are no doubt bound by food, with
prefer to have it at a leisurely pace, dipping
their various cuisines influenced by individual their food into the heated broth as they go cultures from all across Asia. Prominent in
along, whilst others prefer to dump everything
this list is the well-known steamboat, which
in and wait for it to cook. Another type of hot
involves the dipping of food into a pot of
pot involves a circular hot plate surrounding a
single pot, where patrons who don't want to
boil their food can fry them instead.
and lesser known as the Chinese fondue, the
One of the most famous variations of this
steamboat has a thousand-year old history,
cuisine is Lok-Lok. Normally served in open-air
and was generally eaten during the winter
restaurants involving a table with a hole in
in China. Spread to this country by migrant
the middle, some traders have taken to a more
Chinese groups during the colonial period, the mobile version, by using their vans. Much like steamboat has evolved to a cuisine of its own, the standard steamboat, you dip your food adapting to local influences.
into a pot of boiling soup before lathering
them with peanut sauce, except that instead
of a pot in the middle of a table with two
of scooping them out, your food is skewered
sections, containing either a soup and curry
on a stick. Lok-Lok choices are more diverse,
base, though the latter can be substituted for
with choices involving cockles, quail's eggs
tom yam kung. As the pot is left to boil, you
are usually served with a number of platters
charged according to the number of sticks you to enjoying steamboat, and that is to never
that are filled with all sorts of foods, ranging
dip your food into the cooking pot twice,
from prawns to beef strips, fishballs to
for hygiene reasons. Also, to avoid food
meatballs, eggs to squids and even noodles to celup. Substituting the usual broth, satay
poisoning, stick your chopsticks into the
mushrooms. When the soup is ready, all you
celup makes use of a steaming pot filled
boiling soup after using them to handle raw
have to do is merely drop those pieces in and
to the brim with a thick and aromatic spicy
meat. Like almost all Malaysian cuisine,
peanut sauce, and is sometimes referred to as steamboat sessions can get quite messy
There are two schools of thought involving steamboat satay.
towards the end, and like all messy food, your
standard steamboat fare, where some would
Get Creative, Enhance Your Productivity
television is another; take special interest in
your creativity. Plan to switch environments by
tivity is to tap into a quality all humans are
documentaries and programmes on travel and meeting people, going out on an assignment
born with – creativity. Everything else we
and so on. You’ll learn to recognize when you
are most creative and it’s likely to be in an
to do things with. But the mind is limited
Allow time for your mind to reflect.
environment that is not your usual one.
only by choice. The power of creativity is
If you make yourself busy handling tasks all
truly unlimited and when put to use, man
the time, you probably won’t have time to
Record Your Ideas
focus your mind on problems or new ideas.
We all have brainwaves; the trouble is that
Set aside time every day to give yourself
we don’t record them. Start writing down an
idea or solution that comes to you, no matter
problem solving, brainstorming, or finding
A day of complete rest from work at least how crazy or impossible it may appear. You
new ways to do tasks. Here are some ways to once a week also refreshes the mind. Life
could do it by simply carrying a notebook
is pretty hectic and it pays to take a break
around or using Post-It notes. Or you could
weekly. That seeming free time will allow
harness technology using the various devices
Stimulate Your mind
your mind to recharge and also get creative.
that are around you. All phones have memo
The more you are exposed to innovative ideas, In a year, do also plan for a longer break
recording capabilities. Most phones also
fresh thinking and new experiences, the better when you can travel, participate in some new allow you to carry out voice recording. Your your mind becomes at unleashing creativity.
activities or read that book you have been
computer is another powerful tool to leverage
sights. Meet new people and listen to new
ideas. Eat new stuff and travel to broaden
Get Variety Into Your Environment
work on unleashing creativity and you will
no doubt find that your mind is a lot more
esting. Spending your whole day in front of
a computer, for instance, may be hindering
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