Former Office of Kulangsu Telephone Company
Former Office of Kulangsu Telephone Company
The Indonesian Chinese Huang Yizhu purchased the Amoy Telephone Company in 1921, which was created by the overseas Chinese Lin Erjia, and the Kawakita Telephone Company, which had been started by Japanese businessman Norihiro in 1923. Huang Yizhu purchased additional equipment and in 1924 laid submarine cables to provide direct communication between Xiamen and Kulangsu. Huang Yizhu invested 1 million to establish the Xiamen Telephone  Co., Ltd., extending business to Zhangzhou and other places.  The present site used to be the telephone operator  office of Xiamen Telephone Co., Ltd., Kulangsu.