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Mencari Jejak Pencetus Indonesia

Dalam keseharian dirimu akrab dengan nama INDONESIA, berbahasa INDONESIA bahkan tinggal di INDONESIA. Tapi, pernahkah terpikir dari mana asal kata INDONESIA dan menebak-nebak siapa pencetus nama tersebut? 638 more words

Malaysia

From the old Colonial Christian Cemetery of George Town, Penang

From the old Colonial Christian Cemetery of George Town, Penang
This is a very old cemetery situated within the City limit. This is the place where the colonial founders of George Town were buried including the Founder Captain Sir Francis Light of the East India Company of the British Empire, if I can recall correctly. 458 more words

Photography

Eurasians of Penang re-enact landing of Sir Francis Light

The Herald
7 September 2014

Eurasians of Penang re-enact landing of Sir Francis Light

On August 15, the Feast of the Assumption was celebrated with a difference at the Church of the Assumption. 611 more words

Events

Malaysia's unsung heroes: Captain Francis Light

Looking at the official history of Malaysia, you could be forgiven for thinking that civilisation began with the arrival of Islam, that nothing good happened during colonial times, and that the only worthwhile deeds were carried out by Malays. 1,116 more words

George Town, Penang

Ani:

The first thing you notice about George Town is that people really want to get off the ferry to get there. So much so, that they get pushy about it. 499 more words

Travel

Suffolk House: the first and last of Penang's "great houses"

Unique is much overused word, but there is no other way to describe Suffolk House, the finest example of Anglo-Indian architecture outside of India. Built more than two hundred years ago, the “First Great House” of Penang, is not just visually stunning, it is a living link to the early days of British colonial rule in Malaysia. 877 more words

Menghirup Aroma Aceh di Kota Opa Francis Light

George Town, salah satu destinasi impian yang telah lama diidam-idamkan untuk dikunjungi. Bersyukur di penghujung 2013 lalu, kaki akhirnya dijejakkan di kota yang didirikan oleh Opa Francis Light pada 11 Agustus 1786 ini. 628 more words

Wisata Sejarah Aceh