To date,this unique pre-war shophouse, which is more than 75 years old, remains in the hands of Mr. Kang Weng Piew who is the only son of Kan Khing.
EMP Group of Companies
To follow the enterprising footsteps of their grandfather, two grandsons namely Kang Tsi Yan & Kang Tsz Wong incorporated "Engmepho Professional Enteprise Sdn. Bhd" in 1984. Mr. Kang Weng Piew was appointed the Chairman of the company. This company was established to provide electrical consultancy services, general trading & the marketing of agricultural and industrial systems overseas.
In 1987, Engmepho Proprietory Limited, Adelaide, South Australia, was foundered by Vince Baker & F.M.Kang to provide digital drafting services and computer design services.
In 13th. September 1995, to streamline the activities of the company, "Engmepho Holdings Sdn. Bhd." was incorporated. Engmepho Professional Enterprise Sdn. Bhd. was bought over & it became a 100% owned subsidiary of Engmepho Holdings Sdn. Bhd. This holding company was formed to spearhead the investment & property arms of the EMP Group of Companies.
In 1999, Mr. Kang Tsi Yam ventured into the Internet retailing business by setting up "Malaysiastall.com" which sells & promotes Malaysian products via the Internet.
Though most activities of the Group were carried out in Kuala Lumpur, in 2001, an operational office with global Internet access was set up at No. 12, Jalan Kee Ann. This office is to become a base in Melaka for the Group. The EMP Group hopes to tap the tourism business potential in historic Melaka and to promote a new business & directory portal for "Melaka New Chinatown" currently being developed by the EMP Group.