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Construction 28 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Penang’s heritage property conundrum

THE selling price of heritage properties in George Town is expected to consolidate between RM550 per sq ft (psf) and RM1,800 psf because interest from overseas investors has waned due to unattractive rental yields and high asking price.

Business 02 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

The allure of heritage properties

THE heritage property segment is still attracting strong interest from investors despite the softening of the overall property market in Penang.

Community 03 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

‘Ashram should be heritage site’

THE National Heritage Department had applied to gazette the century-old Vivekananda Ashram in 2008 as a heritage site under the National Heritage Act 2005, claims former Gerakan Youth Sports and Culture vice-president S. Paranjothy.

Community 25 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak needs special unit to oversee heritage conservation

KUCHING: The state government should set up a unit or department to look after heritage conservation, said the Sarawak Heritage Society (SHS).

Nation 02 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Empowering the community to preserve cultural heritage

GETTING the communities to preserve their own culture and take ownership of it is a major aspect of George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI)’s work in safeguarding the living heritage of the historic city.

Community 18 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Artistic strokes in celebration of our heritage

MALAYSIA’S rich and diverse heritage was on display in the form of exceptional artworks during the prize-presentation ceremony of Tanjong PLC’s Tanjong Heritage 2016 National Level Art Competition.

Nation 11 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘It is difficult to gazette national heritage sites’

GEORGE TOWN: When the federal government wants to gazette national heritage sites, the biggest hurdle is getting state governments to agree, says Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik.

Metro News 25 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

A decade as a world heritage site

CELEBRATING a decade of George Town’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site, George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) is planning a slew of programmes

Nation 25 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

Heritage activist keeps his cool during Q&A session

GEORGE TOWN: Feelings ran high at a heritage talk at the George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) office here.

Community 07 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Heritage Department awaiting DBKL’s input on partially hacked old wall

THE National Heritage Department (JWN) has sought clarification from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) on the recent partial demolition of a 110-year-old wall along Lebuh Pasar Besar.