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Getting To The Bottom Of The Bikini Uproar

Nadge Ariffin, Tourism Consultant and Heritage & Gastronomy Historian

04-Jan-23 17:00

Getting To The Bottom Of The Bikini Uproar

A three minute video of beachgoers in bikinis at a beach on Pulau Besar has been making the rounds on social media. This has prompted a response from Che Sukri Che Mat, chief of the Melaka Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JAIM), who said that they were planning to put up signboards, to remind tourists to dress modestly, and not partake in activities that are considered culturally sensitive. We get into this.

Image source: Fabiophototravel, Shutterstock

Produced by: Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan

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Categories:  governmentcontroversiesHistory/Heritage

Tags:  pulau besardresscodesmelakaattireculturehistory

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