ZADC
Majestic Hotel now property of YTL REIT
The Majestic Hotel in heart of old Kuala Lumpur is an iconic part of the city’s historical landscape. While it may have momentarily lost its lustre in decades past, it has seen a remarkable return to grandeur under the ownership YTL Corp Bhd. Success has also translated into positive... Read more
  PAM lashes out on  MaTIC heritage about-turn
BY Chris Prasad The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) has expressed “grave concern” over news that Jabatan Warisan Malaysia (JWN) is seeking to revoke the national heritage status of the historic Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTIC) building at Jalan Ampang in the capital city. In a press statement, the institute... Read more
Merchant’s Lane: Entertaining to a different tune
FROM HOUSING TEMPTRESSES TO HOUSING TEMPTING DELIGHTS, MERCHANT’S LANE PUTS ‘RE-PURPOSING’ UNDER A WHOLE NEW LIGHT BY Tan Hee Hui  Good food and an intriguing location in a former brothel make Merchant’s Lane a unique up-and-coming attraction in KL’s Chinatown. The restaurant, specialising in Asian-inspired comfort food, has an evocative setting... Read more
A rescued icon

A rescued icon

Heritage June 8, 2016

HERITAGE BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar It is a structure hard to be missed – a building with remarkable architecture and a bronze statue of a dhoti-clad man. The Vivekananda Ashrama, located in Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur is an institution started by the Jaffna Tamil immigrants from Sri Lanka... Read more
KL’s white beacon  of pride
  BY Chris Prasad                                                                          PHOTOGRAPHY: Fazari Madehi When measuring the impact heritage buildings... Read more
A state known for  its history
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar  In the name of progress, Malacca City too has not escaped the wave of urbanisation, with planned skyscraper and other modern edifices promising to reinvent its landscape. However, in its enthusiasm to be counted among other major hubs that drive the economy of this... Read more
The attraction of east and west  at Opposite Place
HERITAGE   BY Richard Tan Despite the waves of modernisation, Malacca has retained its historical flavour through its preservation of ancient sites and buildings. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city has continued to attract tourists and travellers eager to explore the many emblems of the past.... Read more