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Nation 17 Jan 2022 | 7:00 AM

Hindu body recognised for community work

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hindu Association (PHA) has won the ‘Hindu Cultural and Heritage’ award for its work in creating awareness and bringing communities together.

Nation 31 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Penang Hindu group’s heritage work gets nod from Unesco

THE Penang Hindu Association was awarded the Unesco Hindu Culture Heritage certificate of appreciation 2019 for cataloguing the community’s intangible cultural heritage, Makkal Osai reported.

Nation 30 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

RM3mil habitat fund for heritage enclave folk

GEORGE TOWN: To keep the residential population of the heritage enclave here alive, the Penang government is ready with a fund to help property owners restore their old shophouses – but there is a catch.Heritage shophouse owners can get RM100,000 or more if they agree to sign long-term leases with residents at attractive rents.

Nation 14 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

New lease of life for temple artwork

GEORGE TOWN: A 119-year-old tapestry depicting the Eight Immortals and Nine Emperor Gods of Tow Boh Keong Temple in Hong Kong Street here is getting a new lease of life.

Nation 04 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pe­­nang Goldsmith Association building to undergo inspection prior to restoration

GEORGE TOWN: The first phase of the conservation work for the Pe­­nang Goldsmith Association, known as Penang Ta Kam Hong, has started and is expected to finish within a year.

Nation 11 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sia Boey project almost done

GEORGE TOWN: Phase one of the RM6mil Sia Boey Rejuvenation Project is almost complete, the final stage being a water system test.

Nation 30 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

George Town Heritage Celebrations beckon with more fun-filled workshops and shows

GEORGE TOWN: The George Town Heritage Celebrations 2018 on July 7 will feature 25 community workshops comprising food, games, crafts and language.