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A ‘White Rajah’ returns to Malaysia’s Sarawak, but this time to serve

The Brookes ruled Sarawak for a century until 1946, and are credited with building it into a modern state with its own government and constitution.

The Brookes ruled Sarawak for a century until 1946, and are credited with building it into a modern state with its own government and constitution.

A ‘White Rajah’ returns to Malaysia’s Sarawak, but this time to serve
5 Jan 2020 - 3:39PM
Petaling Street, the ‘Chinatown’ of Malaysia’s capital, bets on its heritage for a modern revival

The landing point of many Cantonese and Hakka settlers centuries ago, the area was seen to have lost its local character – but a restoration movement true to its roots has proved popular with tourists and locals alike.

The landing point of many Cantonese and Hakka settlers centuries ago, the area was seen to have lost its local character – but a restoration movement true to its roots has proved popular with tourists and locals alike.

Petaling Street, the ‘Chinatown’ of Malaysia’s capital, bets on its heritage for a modern revival
22 Jul 2019 - 11:49AM