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Living landscapes connected communities: Culture, environment, and change across Asia

This reference details the collaborative activities of the Regional Project implemented by the Nippon Foundation Fellowships for Asian Public Intellectuals, or API Fellowships Program (API). The API project was designed to foster greater awareness of…

Promoting Asian perspectives on sustainable development

WORLD leaders will once again congregate in New York from Sept 25 to 27 this year. They will adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda, aiming to change the world in 17 steps with the Sustainable…

A book on trees in Penang

Where heritage is concerned, the shady trees of Penang rarely garner much attention unlike historical buildings, artefacts and documents. To appreciate the value of our trees, a group of researchers with backgrounds in ecology and…

A tribute to Penang’s SGGS

EVEN before the Spice Girls sang about “girl power”, the girls of St George’s Girls’ School (SGGS) were already paving the way for women to shatter the glass ceiling. Oon Beng Hong (nee Lim), the…

4 May 2018: Areca Books is having a moving-out sale !

We are also having a moving-out sale! Generous discounts on selected books — check out the titles below. Offer applies to in-store purchases only! After 3 years and 9 months at The Star Pitt Street, we are…

Pages from the past

DRIVING into Seberang Perai is almost like entering a different state altogether. The casuarina trees that pepper the coast of Penang as you head towards the iconic bridge fades into the silhouette of the…

Sejarah Kota Medan: Sutan Puasa dari Mandailing Pendiri Kota Kuala Lumpur dan Guru Patimpus adalah Pendiri Kota Medan

Abdur-Razzaq Lubis telah membuktikan bahwa Kota Kuala Lumpur didirikan oleh Sutan Puasa bermarga Lubis yang bermigrasi dari Mandailing. Lalu saya teringat pendiri kota Medan yang secara historis disebutkan didirikan oleh Guru Patimpus bermarga Sembiring yang…

Pendiri Kuala Lumpur

This article first appeared on 16 April 2018 in Harian Waspada. The original layout has been modified to fit your…

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