The Yin Oi Tong is one of Southeast Asia's oldest traditional Chinese medicine halls, established in George Town in 1976. The current proprietor, Chong Yit Leong has practised TCM for over 50 years. In a matter of minutes he can diagnose patients by taking their pulse, he then prescribes the correct combination of traditional herbs - either ground into capsules or boiled as tonics.
Address: 1239J, Jalan Paya Terubong, Air Itam, 11060, Penang, MALAYSIA
After the establishment of Penang by the British in the late 18th century, a steady flow of Chinese traders and workers came to settle on the island. The clan association, founded in 1840, represents two Hakka dialect groups from Eng Teng (Yongding) and Tai Pu (Dabu) counties, China.
Address: Lorong Toh Aka, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA