Faces of
Malaysia
Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

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Trump-Kim Nasi Lemak

trump-kim-nasi-lemak.jpg, Nasi Lemak with american-korean flavour: dry-aged US beef and Kimchi
Nasi Lemak with american-korean flavour: dry-aged US beef and Kimchi

This is a snippet from The Star newspaper about small businesses cashing in on the hype before the first American - North Korean summit which took place on June 12th 2018 between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un.

The real Nasi Lemak is a signature dish in the region. More about Nasi Lemak



photo:
Mount Kinabalu National Park, at the summit
Mount Kinabalu National Park
at the summit