MELAKA: The local Peranakan Chinese community has the right to pursue bumiputera status, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz...
Nyonya Baju Panjang (Long Dress)
The Nyonya's clothing, Baju Panjang (Long Dress), is a long sleeved, knee length, thin transparent blouse worn with an inner white undershirt and a batik sarong (wrap-around skirt) bottom. It is held together by kerongsangs (a set of 3 round silver-gilt or gold brooches studded with pearls and other precious stones). It was adapted from the native Malay's Baju Kurung.