Originally from Betawi, Indonesia, Sarawakians have put their own spin on this moist, sweet dessert that locals and tourists alike clamour for now.
From its world-class zoo to beautiful botanical gardens and Marina Bay Sands, there is also the Jurong Bird Park and a host of fascinating museums.
The historic Melaka settlement faces encroaching development and the loss of its young ones to the glitz of the city.
With its tin mining riches gone, the main road diverted elsewhere and the local kids heading for the bright lights of the city, what future for this small town’s traditional businesses?
Peggy Lim’s family mission to accurately restore decaying Ipoh buildings relies on fading local memories
The company managing the historic mansion says it was shocked to see the building's condition when it took over last year.
Visitor numbers to the site have soared since Spain's new Socialist government announced shortly after it came to power in June that it will remove Franco's remains from the basilica.
The site, nestled among olive groves near the city of Meknes, boasts a new museum and visitor centre and has been attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors.
Rungus community members ask unity minister for simple, practical things: more kindergartens, a public toilet, a workshop kitchen.
Deputy tourism minister to write to Penang chief minister about plans for luxury development on former leper colony island.
On a court originally built in 1530 for King Henry VIII, the top players are laying chases and hitting boomerangs, giraffes and railroads -- some of the sport's quirky moves.
It's just 10 minutes away from the city, says Chow Kon Yeow, who wants locals to appreciate the natural heritage.
It is the largest site of old government quarters, part of the history of the Federated Malay States and Malaya, and the largest remaining urban forest in the KL city centre.
The U-turn over Tanjung Aru Eco Development shows a lack of communication between the Chief Minister and ministers who once campaigned against the project.
Martin Haese says his official visit to Adelaide’s sister city of Penang was to learn more about the city’s heritage and cultural tourism.
Saudi Arabia has been preserving its heritage sites as part of a reform bid launched by Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman.
90-year-old Lee Beng Chuan is passionate about keeping the dying art of handmade joss sticks alive despite technology taking over the industry.
UNESCO described the city as "a model social project" expressing "a modern vision of the relationship between industrial production and architecture".
But with faster and more severe climate change in the poles than the rest of the world, the situation has become desperate, with far more sites that will soon be lost than scientists have the time or resources to document.
Described by the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I as "Europe's most beautiful spa resort", Herculane was a favourite spot of the Romans, who were fans of the 'miraculous' benefits of its thermal mineral waters.
In the past, government decisions were made without other parties being heard, but now Chow says he will open up channels to other parties, not just the DAP, for a more inclusive leadership.
Nearly 1,000 stalls belonging to 226 registered booksellers stretch along both sides of the riverbanks -- which have already been on UNESCO's heritage list since 1991.
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.
Kadazan-Dusun, Murut and other groups are not specifically named in the Interpretation Ordinance but an assistant minister says the matter is important but not of immediate priority.