It’s rare that you find a slice of village life in the centre of a modern city.

But that is what Kampong Bharu is to Kuala Lumpur.

The 300-acre village has been ear-marked for development projects, including hotels, office blocks and luxury apartments.

However, some locals fear that this change may result in a lost connection to their past

Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur.

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