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Nov 22, 2017
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MELAKA: The local Peranakan Chinese community has the right to pursue bumiputera status, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz...

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Peranakan Religion, Festivals & Celebration

Chinese New YearThe Babas and Nyonyas typically follow Chinese beliefs, such as Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism.

They celebrate Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) and many other Chinese festivals, while adopting the customs of the land they settled in, as well as those of their colonial rulers.

There are traces of Portuguese, Dutch, British, Malay and Indonesian influences in Baba culture. A certain number of Peranakan families were and still are Catholic.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peranakan



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Dec 30, 2015
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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...

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