The Malacca government has declared its backing of a move by the state’s Peranakan Chinese to obtain Bumiputera status, pointing out the community had played a pivotal role in protecting the state from attackers during the early days of the Sultanate...
The Peranakan Culture & Heritage
The Peranakans are known for their colourful culture, which can be seen in the way they dress, the food they eat, and even in the way they speak. Peranakans retained most of their ethnic and religious origins (such as ancestor worship), but assimilated the language and culture of the Malays.
This section will cover Peranakan culture and what makes it so vibrant and exciting: