Posts Tagged 'Conservation'

The end of creole in Southeast Asia

The end of creole in Southeast Asia

The Portuegese-based creole in Southeast Asia took its last breath as the last generation a small, local community of Portuegese descent down from 15th century Portuegese settlers in Indonesia called Mardijkers, were gone without passing the specific language ability to the surviving generation.

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is one of the most protected natural habitats in Australia classified as Class A Reserves. The status gives protection for the surface and the submerged areas, covering over 6000 hectares, for the sake of biological diversity in the marine park.

The makeover of an icon

The makeover of an icon

Musi River is indispensable to the history of civilisation in the region, and for hundreds of years developing into what is now called Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra province. It is vital in building trades with Asian traders and voyagers coming from as far as Middle East.

George Town

George Town

For all its heritage, George Town depends on its ubiquitous,well-preserved old buildings to present a “Truly Asia” experience, a tourism jargon created by its host country, Malaysia. Some of the epic buildings were inherited from the past British administration, located near the main harbor, but Chinese architecture dominates the greater part of the town.