Khoo Salma Nasution: The Pride of Penang; Koh Jun Lin; Din Merican

George Town native Khoo Salma Nasution @ Khoo Su Nin, 55, wears many…

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Melaka steps up campaign as UNESCO heritage site; Yi Whan-Woo; Korea Times

MELAKA, Malaysia – Being a UNESCO World Heritage site suggests how nicely Melaka has preserved its multicultural society, customs, traditions and townscape as a former colonial town in Malaysia. But this does not guarantee that the heritage of the Malay, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British in Melaka for more than the past 500 years will last forever. Fifty-four World Heritage sites are on UNESCO’s danger list while the two others – Oman’s Arabian Oryx Sanctuary and Germany’s Dresden Elbe Valley – have been delisted.

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Riding trishaws into the sunset; Arnold Loh; The Star

GEORGE TOWN: While trishaws are hot tourism attractions in Melaka, in Penang they are in danger of disappearing.

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Making the Most of a Day in Malacca; Olivia McPhan; DestinAsian

Bookmark this itinerary to experience the best of the Malaysian coastal state, from heritage sites to its booming food scene.

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6 reasons to visit beautiful, budget-friendly Penang; Claire Madarang; Rappler

Vibrant street art, delicious food, and more – this is why you should give Penang, Malaysia a chance…

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Georgetown – British, Babas and Clam/ns; Airwaves; Travel Blog

Day 31, 9 March – we left Bukit Lawang the way we arrived, by shared taxi, same route out as in, through rough one-street villages that still turn out…

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Top Tourist Places in Malacca, A UNESCO World Heritage City; Tour My India

UNESCO World Heritage City of Malacca is one of those wonders of the world that captivates several tourists attractions in its vicinity. Explore the best of it.

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Colonial Melaka; Abdul Rastagar; Dave’s Travel Corner

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Penang: A Walk through History; David Bowden; Expat Go

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Travel photojournalist David Bowden found his interest in Penang and its heritage buildings rekindled by reading Andrew Barber’s informative new book, Colonial Penang 1786-1957. Charged and primed with Barber’s valuable insights, he headed north to relook at George Town’s historic enclave.

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Chinatown walking tour; Travel Fish

Melaka’s most fascinating neck-of-the-woods for a wander is the streets and alleyways of Chinatown on the west bank of the Melaka River, the nerve…

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