“Hodgepodge of shophouses, temples and markets” in Malaysia

The end of rent control in the George Town, Malaysia, a World Heritage site, threatened the historic structures within. But a “strong vision – plus a tidy bit of capital” has helped protect this important part of our global cultural heritage.


Keeping heritage alive in George Town, Penang

By Daniel Besant

Southeast Asia Globe

June 30, 2016

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