Giving new life to buildings


Chow (right) viewing some of the exhibits at the George Town World Heritage Site 10th Anniversary Exhibition at the UAB Building in China Street Ghaut, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

HERITAGE buildings owned by foreigners is not necessarily a bad thing as it helps towards the restoration and conservation of such property, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

He said some buildings were very old and dilapidated and these owners who have acquired them had taken steps to restore the properties.

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