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Moulmein in Malaysia and Singapore is now Mawlamyine in Myanmar

March 10, 2013

Moulmein?
Mawlamyine third largest city in Myanmar was formerly known as Moulmein.
Lengkok Moulmein is in Penang Malaysia.
Now there is a 27-storey commercial project in Lengkok Moulmein, Penang Malaysia.
Residents angry over ‘Moulmein Rise’ (in Penang Malaysia)
By WINNIE YEOH read in StarOnline

Moulmein Road (@ Singapore) is in Novena, a busy district near Singapore’s Central Business District. At the centre of Novena is Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Malaysia and especially Singapore have PRESERVED the Burmese names but Burma had moved on to Myanmar and changed those names.But luckily, my native town or city, Maldalay is still Mandalay in Myanmar. (more…)