International Monuments and Sites Day 2018: Heritage for Generations

Posted Posted in Members, Penang Forum, Statement

The International Monuments and Sites Day was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18th April 1982 and approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. The principle behind this significant day is to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for […]

PHT Talk Series 2018: Gentrification and George Town

Posted Posted in Members, Penang Heritage Trust Talks, Talks

Date: 17th March 2018 (Saturday) Time: 3pm-5pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street, George Town. Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM 20 (non-members) RSVP: or call +604 264 2631 Abstract In this talk, the speakers would enlighten the audience on the concept of gentrification, and illustrate how and where does it usually take place. […]

2018年檳城古蹟信託會 -古蹟導覽:海墘新路《文山邱公司的解碼》

Posted Posted in Members, Site Visits

海墘新路《文山邱公司的解碼》導覽(華語及英語) 2018年2月10日(星期六)下午4點至6點 可知道在喬治市還有一間比著名的龍山堂邱公司還要早建成的邱公司? 您可知道這海墘新路的文山堂邱公司原來的大門在那裡? 您可知道為甚麽這祠堂的大門上刻著1907,但這邱公司卻不是在1907年落成的? 您可知道這建築屋脊上的人物是誰呢? 您可知道建築上的吉祥物的寓意嗎 ? 您可知道這祠堂內的燈樑在那裡?有甚麽作用? 您可知道祠堂內的符咒是甚麽嗎 ? 您可知道這祠堂內的神主牌的典故嗎? 您想知道那一些赫赫有名的邱氏先輩是屬於這間邱公司的? 如果您想知道以上的答案,就來跟本會主席林玉裳赴一趟文山堂邱公司的古蹟之旅,主席將用電腦簡報替大家一一解碼,然後導覽參觀。 報名費 (含茶點): PHT 會員 : RM 15 非會員 : RM30 請在2018年2月3日之前的上班時間,聯絡檳城古蹟信託會 ( PHT ) 報名, 電話 : 04-264 2631, 電郵 : 名額有限,請速報名。2018年檳城古蹟信託會 – 古蹟導覽

PHT Site Visit 2017: Chulia Street

Posted Posted in Heritage Walks, Site Visits

Penang Heritage Trust Site Visit 2017: Chulia Street Date: 11 March 2017 (Saturday) Time: 9am to 12pm Venue: Junction of Chulia Street Ghaut and Victoria Street  (please refer map below) Lead Facilitator: Khoo Salma Nasution Donations: RM15 (members)/ RM30 (non-members).  RSVP: or call +604-264 2631. Spaces are limited and are given based on a […]

The Penang Judge’s Residence on World Heritage Day – Khoo Salma Nasution

Posted Posted in Heritage Alert, Press Statement, Seven Most Important Endangered Heritage Sites

As we approach World Heritage Day, we should reflect on the state of heritage in Malaysia today. UNESCO recommends that April 18 be observed as the “International Day for Monuments and Sites”by all its member states, including Malaysia.  According to the National Heritage Department’s statistics, 50 buildings and monuments in the country have been gazetted […]