- Hokkiens pay homage to deity for saving ancestors
- CELEBRATING the Thnee Kong Seh, or Jade Emperor God's birthday, is not complete without sugar canes, a fact all too familiar for Penang's Hokkien community.
- Our pick of thick, flavourful chee cheong chok in George Town
- Picture by K.E.OoiGEORGE TOWN, March 13 — Most of Penang's hawker fare is usually sold by Hokkiens with the food displaying Teochew, Hakka and Cantonese influences but chee cheong chok is one that is definitely Cantonese.
- Thanking their imperial saviour
- Also referred to as Bai Tian Gong, which means praying to the Heaven God, the prayer ceremony is also to give thanks to the Jade Emperor who provided the Hokkiens protection from the attacks of the Japanese army who were out to slaughter them.
- Hokkiens gearing up for Jade Emperor's birthday
- GEORGE TOWN: Preparations for the birthday of the Jade Emperor, which falls on the ninth day of Chinese New Year, have started for the Hokkien community. However, one of the main offerings for the celebration tomorrow night – sugarcane stalks – will ...
- Celebrating the Jade Emperor's birthday
- “The tradition of celebrating the Jade Emperor's birthday was brought to Sibu more than 150 years ago by Hokkiens who settled there, and it has been handed down until today. The descendants are passing on this culture and have made it more elaborate.
Hokkiens is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Hokkiens books and related discussion.
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