KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): China Vanke Co Ltd, the China’s second-largest developer by sales, is eyeing the launch of its first mixed development in Malaysia this year with an estimated GDV of RM5 billion.
TAIPING (Jan 10): The Taiping Railway Station and the Sanitary Board Building here, as well as Sekolah Kebangsaan Convent Kota and the Matang Mangrove Forest are in the process of being declared national heritage by the National Heritage Department.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 1): The National Heritage Department badly requires “a fresh infusion” of funds from the federal government to carry on with its functions, the Malay Mail reported today.
The viral sensation around the multi-hued staircase at iconic Batu Caves may have put the temple committee in hot water, as the multimillion ringgit painting and renovation works were not sanctioned by the National Heritage Department (JWN), reports The Star.
PETALING JAYA (July 10): The Perak government plans to temporarily shut off public access to Gua Tambun and its trove of Neolithic-age hematite rock art due to dangerous and poorly-maintained routes to the site, reported the Malay Mail.
PENANG (July 8): The Pearl of the Orient yesterday marked George Town's 10th year of being listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, which culminated with the George Town Heritage Celebration Street Festival.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 29): Save Vivekananda Ashram Brickfields committee will hold a candlelight vigil tomorrow to protest the ashram board of trustees' application for a judicial review to void the decision to declare the ashram a heritage site.