Suffolk House-keeping

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

March 2010 PHOTO ESSAY
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Thanks to decades of pain staking and backbreaking work by dedicated individuals, the once dilapidated Suffolk House was saved. Its unique value was acknowledged by Unesco in 2008 with a prestigious Award of Distinction. In July 2009, Badan Warisan Heritage Services was chosen by the state government to operate the landmark as a cultural and arts centre. What can tourists and Penangites look forward to at the site in the years ahead?Next to the Methodist Boys School stands what is...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: