MALACCA STRIVES ON HER HISTORY

Rate this post Originally published Monday, March 26, 2012 at 9:09 AM Malaysia’s Malacca thrives with historyThe hub of Malacca’s civic colonial sites is Dutch Square — also called Red Square because of the color of its buildings. By NAOMI LINDT The New York Times On the tranquil grounds of the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, […]

DOWN MEMORY LANE IN MELAKA DURING MERDEKA

Rate this post Wednesday August 31, 2011Walking down memory laneBy MICHAEL CHEANG Heritage enthusiasts Colin Goh and Josephine Chua are passionate about preserving the history of their beloved city. HIDDEN away in the shadow of a massive shopping complex in Malacca is an almost forgotten part of Malaysia’s history. It is a small mosaic-covered pyramid […]

A HERITAGE GEM

Rate this post A restored 18th century shophouse in Malacca illustrates a successful model for conservation and adaptive re-use. Sandwiched between 19th century Peranakan townhouses that are grander and more ostentatious, No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre is easy to miss. Colin Goh, No 8 manager. Many visitors to Malacca, including yours truly, would have […]