via The Star, 18 July 2018: The Portuguese community is one of the oldest communities living in the Melaka World Heritage Site.
via Frontier Myanmar, 06 December 2017:
Some villages in central Myanmar are inhabited by the descendants of thousands of Portuguese, who were settled in the area by a kindly Taungoo dynasty king.
The wreck of Flor de la Mar, a Portuguese ship thought to contain gold from the sack of Malacca in the 16th century, has reportedly been found off the coast of Semarang in Indonesia. Malaysia has already put a tentative claim on the proceeds from the wreck.
A shark curry dinner in Malaysia turns up an unexpected find – a Portuguese medallion that is thought to date to the 13th century!
Woman finds ancient artifact in baby shark
The Star, 22 February 2012
The Portuguese were one of the first European powers to enter Southeast Asia. In conjunction with a conference on Siamese relations with the west held in Ayutthaya this week, this story showcases the influence of the Portuguese in Southeast Asia.
500-year-old Portuguese-era artefacts have been illegally recovered from the Malacca River in Malaysia and sold, reportedly to antique dealers in Singapore.
Ancient treasure found â€“ and sold
The Star, 21 September 2011
Malacca to act on theft of ancient treasure
The Star, 22 September 2011