Rahmah Ali is not a happy woman. In fact, this feisty Tanjung Tokong villager is upset over Uda Holdings' plans to demolish the houses in her kampung and 'develop' the area. "Hati geram!" she says.http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Photos by Anil (Click on...
The James Logan memorial was officially dedicated on 20 October 2009 in front of the High Court building in Penang.http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Photos by Anil and Logan familySome Penang residents might know James Logan as a colonial-era lawyer (who took up the...
Is this what a heritage city is about - derelict land, decaying buildings and a high-rise construction site?Photo by a PenangiteThe sign just about sums it up.It reads "George Town, Penang - Unesco World Heritage City"
Here are a couple of letters to theSun on the federally funded project to upgrade the Penang Hill Railway written by tram engineer Ric Francis and heritage activist Dr Choong Sim Poey.Ric has his say here: As an experienced engineer...
The Kampung Buah Pala land in Gelugor was once owned by David Brown, a wealthy spice plantation owner during the early British colonial era in Penang who died in 1825.Title to the land eventually reached one of his descendants,...
Photos by Kris Khaira and another2100: As time runs out, a few dozen High Chaparral villagers have gathered outside the house of the Adun for Seri Delima, R S N Rayer, located off Jalan Masjid Negeri/Green Lane.Some of the...
Photo courtesy of  www.sriamanro.sarawak.gov.myOr how Sri Aman in Sarawak got its name...It's now Anwar Ibrahim's turn to call on the government to allow the former Communist Party of Malaya leader, Chin Peng, to return home.In the raging controversy over...
Hero's welcome: Speaker Sivakumar is mobbed by ordinary Perakians - Photos by Kinta KidThe Perak Speaker acknowledges the crowdKeeping alive the flame of democracy, justice and freedom (Click to expand photo)Kinta Kid reports from the first anniversary commemoration of...
The morning sunlight filters through the branches, lending an enchanted and mystical aura to the fabled treeIt's official: The marble plaque beneath the Democracy Tree (Click to enlarge) Photos by Kinta KidKinta Kid reports from the Democracy Tree, Ipoh:Perak...
Here's something that could be a drawcard for visitors to Penang. Few Malaysians are aware that the man who gave Indonesia its name lies buried in Malaysia - in Penang to be specific.James Richardson Logan, the man who...

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