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Friday, 07 April 2017 10:26

The search for Hang Li Po

As a person of Chinese ancestry who lived among Malay Muslims, Hang Li Po is a prototype for the lived experience of many modern-day Malaysians. Even though the Malacca sultanate had existed for a little more than a century, it gave birth to an astoundingly rich assortment of historical figures — one of the most prominent of whom, however, was not actually from the city itself: the so-called Chinese princess, Hang Li Po.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:00

Islamic world, China share core values

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's recent six-day trip to China revives a long tradition of Malay-Chinese co-operation stretching all the way back to the Malacca sultanate. During the early 15th century, three of Malacca's sultans travelled to China, where they vied with other nations to forge a special relationship with the Middle Kingdom.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)