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Aug 21, 2018
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Sue Goh is a Penangite of Peranakan Melaka descent. Read on to find out more about her humble venture into home-based entrepreneurship...

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Nyonya Kasot Manek (Beaded Slippers)

No Nyonya clothing will be complete without a pair of beaded shoes called Kasot Manek. Kasot Manek were hand-made made with much skill and patience: strung, beaded and sewn onto canvas with tiny faceted glass beads. Traditional Kasot Manek design often have European floral subjects, with colors influenced by Peranakan porcelain and batik sarongs. They were made onto flats or bedroom slippers. But from the 1930s, modern shapes became popular and heels were added.

Kasot Manek (Beaded Shoes)Kasot Manek
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peranakan



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Jun 12, 2018
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Veteran actor Datuk Kenny Chan has died. He was 68.

When contacted, his wife Fern Loo confirmed Chan passed away at a hospital in Melaka on Tuesday (June 12) evening....

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