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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.

5 Jan 2020 - 3:39PM

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
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.

22 Jul 2019 - 11:49AM

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