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NOVEMBER 13, 2000 VOL. 156 NO. 19

Web Crawling


The Little Things Count For a Lot in This Big City
Kuala Lumpur is famous for one, well, two big things—the Petronas Twin Towers, the world's tallest buildings.

The Selangor River still offers decent whitewater rafting just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur.

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An online 'zine without an in-your-face marketing angle, this is a cultural site worth visiting.

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Getting around Kuala Lumpur has launched a bus service to shuttle visitors around the city's major landmarks.

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Visitors to Kuala Lumpur should be sure to check out Masjid India, the shopping square where many Malay and Indian residents head for traditional clothing, herbal cures and street food.

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Kulture Webzine

Culture Club An online 'zine without an in-your-face marketing angle, this is a cultural site worth visiting. The website takes you beyond the cineplex and into Kuala Lumpur's arts world. Its pages offer more than just listings of what's happening in film, dance, theater and music—although they do an excellent job of that, too—by developing an online community. The site is intelligent, opinionated and easy to operate.


Clued In This website offers the requisite helpful selection of restaurant, nightclub and music info in a reasonably easy-to-use package. (Its name derives from a punning use of the abbreviation "KL.") The listings are updated regularly. The restaurant section isn't too critical—there isn't a single review that says, "This place stinks, don't go!"—but it is comprehensive, with listings that range from hawker stalls to haute cuisine.

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