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Developer agrees to rebuild candi

12 December 2013

ALOR SETAR: The developer allegedly responsible for the demolition of a candi at the Lembah Bujang archaeological site has agreed to rebuild and locate the structure at its orginal site in Sungai Batu, Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said.

Candi controversy: Developer Bandar Saujana to rebuild structure it demolished

11 December 2013

ALOR SETAR: The demolished candi number 11 in Sungai Batu, Lembah Bujang will be rebuilt by the developer soon on the same site, said Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir.

Candi controversy: Don't make demolition a religious issue, says Mukhriz

10 December 2013

SUNGAI PETANI: Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir warned the public not to turn the Lembah Bujang candi demolition into a religious issue as it was part of the Malay civilisation.

Candi controversy: Bulldozing 1,000 years of history

10 December 2013

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: LEMBAH BUJANG: This is history destroyed in front of our eyes. History destroyed forever, says an emotional Datuk V. Nadarajan, chairman of the Bujang Valley Study Circle non-governmental organisation.

Lembah Bujang covers a larger area

9 December 2013

PETALING JAYA: The ancient ruins of Lembah Bujang probably covers a larger area than popularly believed, from Bukit Choras in Kedah to Cherok Tok Kun in central Seberang Prai, said a Kedah historian.

Mukhriz: Approval needed for construction on Kedah land with archaeological remnants

8 December 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: All land owners in Kedah must obtain the approval of the Kedah government and the National Heritage Department before undertaking any construction if they find on their property structures that can be regarded as archaeological remnants.

Kedah may relocate some Lembah Bujang candi

8 December 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah is looking into relocating significant structures from the ancient Lembah Bujang civilisation that is scattered over a 200km square area to a single site.

Preserving the country’s heritage sites should involve everyone

8 December 2013

EVERY year, thousands of Malaysian tourists throng Angkor Wat in Cambodia. But it is safe to say that many of them have not even heard of an equally historic Hindu temple site right at their doorstep – Candi No 11 in Lembah Bujang, Kedah.

Candi controversy: Lembah Bujang demolition a lesson for all, says NGO

6 December 2013

GEORGE TOWN: The demolition of the centuries-old candi (ancient tomb temple) in Lembah Bujang should serve a lesson to all states on the importance of preserving heritage, a non-governmental organisation here said.

Kedah to rediscover secrets of Sungai Batu, says Mukhriz

6 December 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah is planning to unravel the secret that lies beneath the lost Sungai Batu that was once the lifeline of the ancient civilisation of Lembah Bujang.

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