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Major Kuala Lumpur roads renamed for royalty

The busy thoroughfare of Jalan Alor.
The busy thoroughfare of Jalan Alor. Image by McKay Savage / CC BY 2.0

The names of at least eight major roads in Malaysia’s capital will change from Wednesday this week to honour previous royal heads of state. The move by Kuala Lumpur City Hall is the first renaming of major roads in the capital since the controversial renaming of Jalan Alor, a famous hawker food hot spot, to Jalan Kejora in 2008. Read more: channelnewsasia.com