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LONDON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- New laws are to be introduced in Britain to protect historic statues from campaigners aiming to censor the country's past, British Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said.
To mark this year’s National Day and Malaysia Day, Sunday Star highlights the people whose names are immortalised on roads for their contributions to the nation.
LONDON, July 28 (Xinhua) -- London mayor Sadiq Khan announced Tuesday the setting up of a new commission to help ensure statues across the British capital better reflect achievements of people from diverse backgrounds.
OVER the recent months, the world has been struggling with what to do with icons, names and symbols of our history – from the slave trade legacy to the global colonial heritages.
NAIROBI, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Victor Botto's dream to build a pan-African e-commerce platform is largely inspired by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's global success.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin's public transport company BVG said it would rename a city centre metro station that has become notorious for bearing a name based on a derogatory word for Black people.
Leaving the EU was supposed to revive British glory as a global trading nation. Now the country is looking at its history through a different lens.
LONDON (Reuters) - Once feted as pioneers, some of the architects of Europe's empire building now face a backlash: anti-racism protesters are demanding their legacies be revisited and their often imposing statues be torn down and consigned to the trash heap of history.
GEORGE TOWN: A Bahasa Malaysia version of a book on the history behind Penang’s street names authored by Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai and his fellow Penangite colleagues has been completed by Universiti Sains Malaysia students.
YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The nonprofit All Hands and Hearts arrived here in January 2018, to fix roofs in the rural town where Hurricane Maria made its first, most damaging landfall.آ