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Metro News 04 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Festive spirit reigns in Chinatown

PETALING Street took on a carnival-like atmosphere when two lion dance troupes made their way through the popular tourist spot to greet shop owners and visitors ahead of the Chinese New Year celebration.

Nation 21 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Age no barrier for 53-year-old contestant

IPOH: Participating in a “Miss Kebaya” contest at the age of 53 is not only a way for Agnes Lee to support a programme which usually attracts the younger crowd, but also a way to boost her self-esteem.

Metro News 17 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Sharing Ipoh as locals see it

SEVERAL interesting events have been lined up in conjunction with the launching of 22 Hale Street Heritage Gallery at Ipoh Old Town this weekend.

Focus 20 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chronicler of disappearing dialects

THE Chinese community in Malaysia has seven major subdivisions with their own dialects and customs. This means there are seven ways to pronounce the same Chinese words.

Living 22 Aug 2018 | 6:16 AM

Working to preserve Chinese mother tongues and culture

Former award-winning radio deejay Chong Keat Aun is passionate about preserving Chinese dialects with his oral history documentation. But he knows he cannot do this alone.

Malaysia 05 Jul 2018 | 8:00 AM

Making Melaka liveable, resilient, and future-proof

With July 7 being the 10th anniversary of George Town and Melaka being declared World Heritage Sites, Melaka’s chief resilience officer lists out strategies to ensure that Melaka stays liveable and able to withstand various pressures.

Books 17 Jun 2018 | 8:05 AM

'Memories Of A Malaccan': Tribute to a brave man and father

Retired teacher Audrey Lim’s book 'Memories Of A Malaccan' is a labour of love, piecing together her father Lim Keng Watt’s wartime past in Melaka.