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History of Malaya’s Electricity & Thamboosamy Pillai, Loke Yew, Contributions

The Early Story Of Electricity in Malaya Electricity first made its appearance in this country at the turn of the 20th century, and the earliest record of power generation can be traced back to a small mining town in Rawang, Selangor. Here, two enterprising individuals Loke Yew and Thamboosamy Pillai installed an electric generator in 1894 to operate their mines;

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