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Prostitution and Brothels in Penang

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿค Did you know brothels existed in Campbell Street, Cintra Street, Rope Walk, and Kuala Kangsar road in Penang during the late 19th century and early 20th century, with Japanese and Chinese prostitutes ๐’”๐’†๐’•๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’” ๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ at night? โค๏ธโœจ In 1914, a government survey revealed that Penang had an incredible 159 brothels employing 690 Chinese, 129 Japanese, 36 Tamil, and 56 Malay girls. A total of 911 "registered" prostitutes. When you drive down Burmah road, before you drive past Nagore Square, this dilapidated building that nature has claimed is hard to miss. In the 60s, this is a very well-known brothel called "Happy Bar". ๐‡๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐‡๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฒ ๐๐š๐ซ ๐ข๐ง ๐ข๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ก๐ž๐ฒ๐๐š๐ฒ? ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ“–: 69 Stories of Old Penang, A.Shukor Rahman and Colonial Penang 1786-1957 , Andrew Barber. ๐Ÿ“ธ: Penang Hidden Gems


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