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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    MPH near the old library used to be one of my stops when i visit the library. So sad to see it go

    It's part of my teens sweet memories....

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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stereobox
    i missed the old MPH

    good browsing experience, cheap cds
    Yeah I missed it too.. sianz...

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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    ...i forgot what MPH stood for?...

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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stereobox
    ...i forgot what MPH stood for?...
    Methodist Publishing House

    Not Miles Per Hour....
    Last edited by redstone; 15th February 2006 at 12:39 AM.

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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    Here it is...
    The other corner building behind it is Stamford House. Somehow Stamford's lost it's dome...



    Two very beautiful buildings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redstone
    Methodist Publishing House
    I almost wanted to say malaysia publishing house.. which does exist in .my

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    Quote Originally Posted by blimmer
    I almost wanted to say malaysia publishing house.. which does exist in .my
    actually you are part correct...

    Methodist Publishing House was the original name, as the company we know of now was set up.

    In 1927 it became Malaya Publishing House
    In 1963 it became Malaysia Publishing House

    Coincidently, all 3 names had the same initials.

    http://www.mph.com.sg/top-aboutUs.html


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    Quote Originally Posted by redstone
    Here it is...
    The other corner building behind it is Stamford House. Somehow Stamford's lost it's dome...

    Two very beautiful buildings.
    happen to have a pic of the domeless Stamford House


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    Quote Originally Posted by redstone
    actually you are part correct...

    Methodist Publishing House was the original name, as the company we know of now was set up.

    In 1927 it became Malaya Publishing House
    In 1963 it became Malaysia Publishing House

    Coincidently, all 3 names had the same initials.

    http://www.mph.com.sg/top-aboutUs.html

    thanks for digging all the info. so long as its not Mr Potato Head, even miles per hour sounds better

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    Default Re: What happened to the big bookstore near old national library?

    Must Purchase Hor!

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