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Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Penang seeks old building plans, photos of heritage sites

State heritage agency to set up repository to keep building plans and other documents to aid in restoration work in future.

Exhibition offers glimpse of ‘beautiful and irregular’ George Town

An exhibition, held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of George Town’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site, showcases, among others, the certificate of inscription.

After 3-year delay, Sia Boey set to be ‘reborn’

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says first phase of restoration is expected to be completed in August.

Danny’s grave ‘exhumed’ and cleared, says Penang heritage body

State heritage agency assures that Penang’s oldest cemetery is in its original condition following concerns that a movie production crew had built a grave-like concrete structure there.

Gerakan launches FB page to promote Penang kopitiams

State opposition party aspires to fill void left by Penang government and promote island's unique heritage of traditional Chinese coffee shops.

Gerakan: Penang not serious about protecting heritage

Six pre-war shophouses in George Town remain in shambles despite a promise to repair them last year, says Gerakan Youth.

All the hoo-ha over one single letter

The Penang Government should engage all stakeholders over the issue of George Town's heritage status instead of being defensive, talking through the media.

George Town to lose heritage site status?

A complaint letter by NGO Penang Forum to Unesco may lead to delisting of George Town's World Heritage Site status, says heritage agency.

Sky high rentals pushing out shop-house tenants in Penang

George Town World Heritage Inc seeking an amicable solution to the issue.