Articles for April, 2014


Arts & Culture

The art of the lion dance

The art of the lion dance

Love for their craft has pushed lion dance legends Chong Kok Fu and Si Tiam Yong onto the silver screen, but not before being inflicted by bodily harm. LION dancers are seriously passionate about their craft, and none more so than the legendary duo of Chong Kok Fu and Si Tiam Yong from the renowned […]

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Travelogue

Gunung Ledang expedition :: This one’s for you, Dad

Gunung Ledang expedition :: This one’s for you, Dad

Gunung Ledang is among the toughest climbs in the country but Khairul Ashraf Kammed has a personal mission to fulfil. AS a child, I was very fond of the story of the mythical princess, Puteri Gunung Ledang, who demanded a ridiculous dowry when the Sultan of Malacca asked for her hand in marriage through his […]

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Featured, 华人美食

东甲美食 样样合你胃口 (Chinese food trail in Tangkak)

东甲美食 样样合你胃口 (Chinese food trail in Tangkak)

和美饼家(Hua Bee Bakery) 一家讲求手工制作的传统饼家,在东甲已有40至50年的历史,此饼家烘制的香饼、豆沙饼等,都有自己的独特味道。

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Featured, 华人美食

麻坡美食 佳肴的起点 [Chinese food trail in Muar]

麻坡美食 佳肴的起点 [Chinese food trail in Muar]

Muar city in Johor, also known as The Maharani Royal Town. Geographically Muar district (is divided to Muar and Ledang nowadays) has Mount Ledang and Muar river. Chinese populace planted gambir for living in the earlier days, but other crops were introduced later and thus boosting the economic development in the area. 柔佛的麻坡(Muar),也有“麻坡皇城”的称号,地理环境上有金山(南马最高的山)及麻河,早期华人在此种植甘蜜为生,渐渐的发展为当地的经济产物,也带动了当地贸易发展。

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