History From The Hill: History From The Hills Webisode 2 - The Kapitan Cina

A 'Kapitan Cina' was an appointed headman to every class in order to administer justice and peace among the Chinese community. Yet, how influential was a 'Kapitan Cina' and who was worthy of being appointed? In this episode, we explore the title’s meaning, who notable Kapitans were and how they actively improved and helped the Chinese community in that era.