PAS-led Terengganu set to ‘kill’ arts, culture with new rules


Diyana Ibrahim

The Tour de Langkawi was a major event in Terengganu recently but there are no marketing plans in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, February 18, 2020.

ARTS activists fear that Terengganu’s new policy to regulate entertainment programmes will not only stifle local creative arts and Malay cultural works but also harm its tourism industry.

They said the new regulations, which come into force at year-end, will end up hurting local tourism, which has been a platform to showcase local culture and creativity.


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  • Terengganu is becoming a taliban state. They dont care about tourism because when they run out of money they just have to stick their hands out and federal government will give them money

    Posted 2 years ago by Elyse Gim

  • While everyone moves one step forward, they move two steps back.

    Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku