Monthly Archives: September 2013

Georgetown, Penang

Named after King George III of Britain, Georgetown is the capital of the state of Penang, Malaysia. It is located on the north-east corner of Penang Island. Fortunately, George Town still retains many of its colonial-era shophouses and is considered an architectural gem in the region. The inner city of Georgetown is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Advertisements

Ipoh Old Town, Perak

Ipoh is one of the historically important cities in Malaysia. It was a thriving city around the turn of the 19th century due to the booming tin mining industry. Some of the landmarks of the place include several impressive historical buildings from the British Colonial era such as the Town Hall, the Railway Station and the Court House. Nowadays, […]

Chinatown, Singapore

Singapore is a developed nation well-known for its beauty and cleanliness. Among its many alluring attractions is the historical Chinatown area, which include Telok Ayer, Bukit Pasoh, Tanjong Pagar, Kreta Ayer and Ann Siang Hill. Due to their unique cultural heritage, these areas have been designated as conservation areas by the Urban Redevelopment Board in 1989. […]

Paintings of scenes in Teochew, China

Khor Seow Hooi went to Teochew, China in May 2013. He was invited by the Teochew Association of Malaysia to travel to China for 1 week. The objective of the trip was to find inspiration to paint 3 watercolour paintings. These paintings were to be put on exhibition from 15th to 17th August 2013 at […]