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This is Part 2 of my Chinatown Series. Click on the images below to expand with further details.

 

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Kittens
Kittens

Not sure if she's releasing strays into the streets, or bringing them out from her shop to feed. © Evan Hwong Photographs

What's New?
What's New?

Whiling the time away with a local daily. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Fried Fritters
Fried Fritters

From bananas to potatoes and fish, there's a fried fritter for every tastebud. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Chilled Quenchers
Chilled Quenchers

Iced lemon tea? Sirap Bandung? Iced coconut water? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Cooling Measures
Cooling Measures

...or fresh fruits and canned drinks? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Warehouse Minders
Warehouse Minders

Certain shoplots of Chinatown are used as warehouses to store bulk quantities of sugar, salt, cooking oil, etc. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Keymaster
Keymaster

Lost your keys or need duplicates? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Carting Away
Carting Away

Is that a body bag? Or a good supply of something? Or is it just trash? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Sunny Side Up
Sunny Side Up

Roast ducks anyone? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Rush Hour
Rush Hour

Lunchtime and you will find yourself having to share seats with complete strangers inside Jalan Sultan's Hawker Gallery. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Ironchef
Ironchef

Or Masterchef, whichever you'd like. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Judgment Day
Judgment Day

Chickens mentally preparing themselves for the eventual sacrifice to humans. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Separation Anxiety
Separation Anxiety

From wings to feet, a chicken plays a big part in almost any Asian life. © Evan Hwong Photographs

© Evan Hwong Photographs

Taukeh
Taukeh

From Malay tauke or Min Nan 頭家 (thâu-ke). (Malaysia) A business owner; boss (especially a Malaysian Chinese). (Malaysia) Term of address for such a person; sir. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Vegangalore
Vegangalore

Fresh produce in the heart of the city often comes from Cameron Highlands and by the time they arrive in Kuala Lumpur, the price for a cucumber could shoot up much higher than what you would expect. © Evan Hwong Photographs

Pigged Out
Pigged Out

Minced carcasses anyone? © Evan Hwong Photographs

Grump
Grump

Stock take of perishables can be quite daunting if it's a slow day. Click below for Part 3 (Panorama) © Evan Hwong Photographs

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